Category: Eye on Ethics

June 9, 2015

Navy Supply Community Committee on Ethics … Back to the Basics

As we continue our Supply Community discussions on ethics and ethical decision-making, it is readily apparent that the Supply Corps has a solid grounding in ethics and a strong cultural drive to do the right thing. The enduring Supply Corps ethos is at our core. While there are some who have purposefully chosen to do wrong and even break the law, they are few and far between and NOT representative of who we are and what we believe.

March 10, 2015

Ethics, Leadership & Decision Making Reading List

When we’ve talked about ethics leading up to and during the recent Navy Supply Community Ethics Stand-down, one of the questions we heard quite often is: “Can you recommend any books to help us learn more?”

Oct. 23, 2014

Ethics and Husbanding Services in 7th Fleet

As Supply Corps officers, we do business daily with private industry, whether we are utilizing our Government Purchase Card, coordinating contracting actions, or ensuring successful husbanding services for the Navy’s port visits. We have the confidence of our leaders that we will execute our duties legally and ethically.

Oct. 23, 2014

Leadership and Ethics: Investing in the Supply Corps’ Future

To prepare Supply Officers for the ethical and leadership challenges they face in the fleet, the Navy Supply Corps School (NSCS) places an emphasis on the ethical foundations of leadership during formal capstone courses like the Division Officer Leadership Course (DIVOLC), Department Head Leadership Course (DHLC), and Senior Supply Officer Department Head Course (SR SODHC).

March 25, 2014

Prohibiting Nepotism

This bulletin highlights the often misunderstood federal laws prohibiting nepotism

Feb. 5, 2014

Prohibiting Nepotism

This bulletin highlights the often misunderstood federal laws prohibiting nepotism.

Dec. 7, 2013

Keeping our Eyes on Ethics

As part of the Naval Supply Systems Command Office of Counsel’s continuing series of “Eye on Ethics”, our office recently addressed participation in military associations such as the Supply Corps Foundation. We received several good questions which are addressed in this column.

Nov. 6, 2013

Eye on Ethics

It is important that all NAVSUP personnel have a familiarity with the Standards of Ethical Conduct which are based on Executive Order 12674, as amended by Executive Order 12731, and a number of ethics-related statutes. The order sets forth 14 principles of ethical conduct that Federal Employees must follow. – Sandra Jumper, NAVSUP Counsel