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May 29, 2020

Manchester: Serving the Fleet and the Environment

Nestled on the western shore of Puget Sound lies the Manchester Fuel Depot (MFD), a Navy fuel facility operated by NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Puget Sound Fuel Department. MFD is the nation’s largest defense fuel support point for the Defense Logistics Agency in the continental United States. Since the first fuel delivery by the USS Tippecanoe (AO 21) in December 1941, MFD has been at the forefront of providing outstanding fuel support to the fleet in the Pacific Northwest (PacNW).

May 29, 2020

U.S. Navy Petroleum Enterprise Primer 101

The focus of this edition of the Supply Corps Newsletter is the NAVSUP Fuels Enterprise. This article provides an introduction to fuels–what it is, the organization, how requirements are generated and the infrastructure that supports the mission.

May 29, 2020

A Word about Fuels

As the Officer in Charge of the NAVSUP Naval Petroleum Office, I am thrilled at this opportunity to highlight the all-important topic of fuel for discussion with the Supply Corps community. Those officers among us who carry the 1307 subspecialty and proudly call ourselves “fuelies” know the critical importance of our commodity. Fuel is truly the lifeblood of the full range of Department of Defense (DoD) capabilities, and, as such, must be available on specification, on demand, on time, every time. In meeting this highest of standards, we work hand-in-hand with a dedicated team of Sailors, civil servants and contractors to deliver fuel to every corner of the world, ashore and afloat.

May 29, 2020

Supply Corps Reserve Officer Nominated for Promotion

Nomination for promotion of Capt. Patrick S. Hayden to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower half) was received in the Senate and referred to the Committee of Armed Services.

May 29, 2020

Capt. Dion D. English Nominated for Promotion

Nomination for promotion of Capt. Dion D. English to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower half) was received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

May 29, 2020

Capt. Matthew N. Ott III Nominated for Promotion

Nomination for promotion of Capt. Matthew N. Ott III to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower half) was received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

May 29, 2020

Rear Adm. (lower half) Grafton D. "Chip" Chase Jr. Nominated for Promotion

Nomination for promotion of Rear Adm. (lower half) Grafton D. “Chip” Chase Jr. to the rank of Rear Admiral was received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

May 29, 2020

NAVSUP & Supply Corps Response to COVID-19

Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, Vice Director Joint Staff (J4), was appointed as Federal Emergency Management Agency's coronavirus supply chain task force lead by President Trump in order to catch up with the COVID-19 medical equipment crisis response.

May 6, 2020

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Ret. Vice Rear Adm. Keith Lippert (center) was keynote speaker at Pennsylvania’s annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony held at the state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Dec. 6.

April 27, 2020

Reflections on Leading Civilians

As a career naval officer and proud Supply Corps officer, it has been my distinct honor to lead and develop the incredible junior officers and enlisted personnel entrusted to me. My training and immersion in leadership at the Naval Academy and numerous service schools have been further honed by officers more senior to me and the senior enlisted leaders I have served alongside.