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FY '04 Supply Corps Commander Selection Board.

The FY '04 Supply Corps Commander Selection Board was held March 10 to March 14. The following 56 officers were selected for promotion. Activities to which they were assigned at the time of selection are also listed. Congratulations to all!
Name Duty Station (as of time of selection

James J. Anderson PEO(A) PAX RIVER
Charles R. Bailey NAVICPMP NWCF
Patrick W. Blesch USS NORMANDY CG 60
George D. Bowling CNAVSURFG MIDPAC
Catherine L. Butler COMNAVSURFLANT
Wilbert R. Bynum CNSSC MECH
James F. Cooney COMFAIR MED
Mark P. Dibble DLA (DWCF)
Teddie L. Dyson FISC N VA (NWCF)
Andrew C. Escriva USS KITTY HAWK CV 63
Dionisio S. Gamboa NAVICP PH (NWCF)
Michael J. Gardella NASC/AIR-1.0 PMO
Rudolph K. Geisler NAVICP PH (NWCF)
Paul A. Godek VALLEY FORGE CG 50
Shawn D. Grunzke NREACTRO DOEMECH
Michael S. Hansen DEFSUPCENCOL
Ernest D. Harden, Jr. USCINCSO
Carl R. Herron OSP WASH DC
Scott J. Hoffman NASC/AIR 2.0 CTS
Aristides Iliakis NAVICP MECH PA
Michael P. Kolster NAVICP PH (NWCF)
Ricky A. Kusturin SACLANT RESCHCEN
Thomas J. Lacoss 834THT BN-CONC
Jeffrey S. Leclaire NSSC PMS WASH DC
James M. Lowther USS LEYTE GULF CG 55
Joseph F. Mahan S PG U GEO WASH
Matthew K. Martin S PG MONTEREY
Paul E. Martin USS KEARSARGE LHD 3
Kenneth W. McKinley NSSC OPSUPFDWAS
James W. Melone DCM BOEING PA
Miguel D. I. Mirano USS CARL VINSON CVN 70
Joseph D. Noble Jr. CNSC BUPERS MILL
David C. Nystrom USS CARL VINSON CVN 70
Joan R. Oldmixon CNSC BUPERS MILL
Timothy L. Phillips NAVSISA
Mark R. Pimpo NAVICP MP NWCF
Frank M. Rendon HQ NATO AFSOUTH
Dawn D. Richardson COMLANTFLT
Walter W. Robohn FISC PSD (NWCF)
Richard P. Ruiz PEO(A) PAX RIVER
Daniel P. Seep USS CHANCELLORSVILLE CG 62
Marcos A. Sevilla USS SAN JACINTO CG 56
Melvin A. Shafer USCINCSO JIATF-E
Anthony A. Sorell DORRA RICH DWCF
Deborah A. Stark FISC JAX NWCF
Vaughn L. Stocker YORKTOWN CG 48
Keith E. Sykes FISC P H (NWCF)
Michael L. Taylor LANTORD YKTN N-N
Timothy J. Thate OPNAV
Harry T. Thetford, Jr. COMNAVAIRLANT
Michael E. Thomas PEO(W) PAX RV
Barbara D. Tucker CNSSC MECH
Joseph M. Vitelli PEO(T) PAX RIVER
Derek K. Webster COMSUBPAC
Donald J. Williams COMPACFLT
John F. Zollo CNSSC MECH

FY '04 Limited Duty Officer Commander Selection Board

Steven S. Hartzell SUPPLY PM SF NEW LONDONC


FY '04 Senior Service College Selects

Congratulations to the FY '04 Supply Corps Senior Service selectees. The FY '04 Supply Corps Commander selection board selected the following officers. Selection for Senior Service College is a significant milestone in the development of a naval officer. For additional information regarding the senior service colleges contact your detailer, or visit the Service College Placement homepage at http://www.persnet.navy.mil/pers440/index.html.
Name Duty Station (as of time of selection)

James J. Anderson PEO(A) PAX RIVER
Charles R. Bailey NAVICP MP NWCF
Patrick W. Blesch USS NORMANDY CG 60
Wilbert R. Bynum CNSSC MECH
Mark P. Dibble DLA (DWCF)
Teddie L. Dyson FISC N VA (NWCF)
Andrew C. Escriva USS KITTY HAWK CV 63
Michael J. Gardella NASC/AIR-1.0 PMO
Rudolph K. Geisler NAVICP PH (NWCF)
Paul A. Godek USS VALLEY FORGE CG 50
Shawn D. Grunzke NREACTRO DOEMECH
Scott J. Hoffman NASC/AIR 2.0 CTS
Michael P. Kolster NAVICP PH (NWCF)
Ricky A. Kusturin SACLANT RESCHCEN
James M. Lowther USS LEYTE GULF CG 55
Paul E. Martin USS KEARSARGE LHD 3
Joseph D. Noble, Jr. CNSC BUPERS MILL
David C. Nystrom USS CARL VINSON CVN 70
Joan R. Oldmixon CNSC BUPERS MILL
Mark R. Pimpo NAVICP MP NWCF
Frank M. Rendon HQ NATO AFSOUTH
Dawn D. Richardson COMLANTFLT
Keith E. Sykes FISC P H (NWCF)
Michael L. Taylor LANTORD YKTN N-N
Barbara D. Tucker CNSSC MECH
Joseph M. Vitelli PEO(T) PAX RIVER
Derek K. Webster COMSUBPAC
John F. Zollo CNSSC MECH


Billets in the Spotlight

Position Title: Logistic Support Officer at FISC Yokosuka, Japan

This is a new billet for FISC Yokosuka that spawned from the growth of the NAVSUPLogistic Support Center concept. This billet is slated to be filled by a lieutenant commander, but this is not yet listed in manning doctrine. This billet is responsible for managing four divisions comprised of 75 Navy/Marine/ U.S. civil service/Japanese MLC personnel servicing homeported units stationed in Japan and WestPac deployed units operating in the 5th and 7th Fleet. The break down of the divisions with areas of responsibilities is listed below:

Logistic Support:

Three logistics support representative teams are primarily responsible for providing single point of contact and support for all customer requirements to activate other service providers as required.

Fleet Support:

The Material Processing Center provides management and oversight for sorting, segregating, and online visibility of GSK stock. Additionally, it coordinates all onloads for availability of ISSOT working parties, MHE equipment, and vendor delivery schedule.

The Provision section receives and processes all orders for S-2 and S-3 divisions for afloat units homeported in Yokosuka and Naval Station Diego Garcia.

The Husbanding section provides on-site support for U.S. Naval ships visiting NON-U.S. Navy ports throughout mainland Japan.

Exception processing branch corrects and clears any rejected or unresolved requisitions requiring manual intervention.

Material Support:

ATAC operations provides oversight and management for five TIRing nodes through Japan processing all DLR retrograde for onward shipment.

The Navy Overseas Air Cargo Terminal (NOACT) operation in Yokota directs shipment of all Navy cargo originating/terminating in Japan. Additionally, they advise the Air Force in the handling of all Navy material currently in the AMC Indian Ocean Mission Channel.

Westpac Component Repair Program provides tracking and oversight for Naval Inventory Control Point program to repair mission critical DLR parts in theater, reducing shipping times and placing parts back on the shelf sooner.

Fleet Training Coordination:

This team provides the fleet with assistance in obtaining quotas and courses as well as scheduling of logistic training.

Recent initiatives:

* Establishment of the Logistic Support Center and the Material Processing Center

* Creation of the provision onload programs in Japan

* Provide Navy input into DSCP solicitation for a Provision Prime Vendor to support Mainland Japan, Singapore and Diego Garcia.

* Strategic Distribution Management Initiative (SDMI): ATRANSCOM initiative to strategically reallocate cargo from commercial airlift to military airlift.

Quality of life:

Japan is an excellent duty station. Currently 0-4s five off post. Housing is readily available; you can five close enough to walk to work. A car is recommended and a reliable vehicle can be purchased for as little as $300-400. There is a good train and subway system. There are numerous cultural events and places to go. It is very easy to travel and reach all destinations within Asia and the Pacific via the airport in Tokyo. Yokosuka Naval Station has won the best installation award three years in row and the base galley is on its 4th Ney Award. The Navy MWR here is excellent; they put out a quarterly newsletter with upcoming events.

For additional information concerning this billet you can contact LCDR Rudy Geisler by using telephone number (901) 874-4614 or by email address rudolph.geisler@navy.mil.

Position Title: Officer-In-Charge (Primary)

Duty Station: Ship Support Office (SSO) Hong Kong

This billet is responsible for turn-key logistics support for ships visiting Hong Kong and mainland China, including full service contracting and bill payment support. Contracting support for Philippines. Postal Support for visiting ships, the U.S. Consulate Hong Kong and supported missions in mainland China, Vietnam and Mongolia.

Responsibilities include:

Officer-In-Charge:

1. Oversight and strategic and financial management of the SSO Hong Kong.

2. Oversight of the FleetArcade Salesroom Operation.

3. Management and Security of the Fenwick Pier Facility (Fleet Landing) in coordination with the Servicemen's Guides Association (our landlord and owner of the facility). This includes upgrades (security/MWR) to the facility funded by the USN.

4. Liaison/coordination between all elements involved in ship and fleet landing force protection. This includes ship and battlegroup Force Protection Officers, Contracted Security Forces, NCIS, CNFJ, 7th Fleet, COMPACFLT, Hong Kong Police, U.S. Consulate Regional Security Officer (RSO).

5. Liaison between USN, its vessels and various U.S. and foreign governmental and non-governmental organizations, including the US Consulate Hong Kong (Public Affairs Office, Office of Liaison Administration (DAO), etc.), People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N), Hong Kong government (Police, Customs, Immigration, Marine Department and various other departments), American Women's Association (AWA), and American Club.

6. Management of Ship Tour invitations and invitations to other DV-type events held ashore and aboard ship for members of the Consulate and important local DVs.

7. Coordination/Liaison with Navy Exchange Yokosuka on issues related to its local vendor NAXOS (books/CDs), a Fleet Arcade vendor.

8. Liaison/Coordination with local Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) Branch that opens for large ship visits (Carriers/ ARGs).

Section Head under U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong Chief of Mission Authority:

1. Attend weekly Country Team Meetings.

2. Keep Consul General informed on all significant matters affecting SSO Hong Kong.

3. Liaise with the RSO on significant Fenwick Pier Security issues.

4. Participate in Emergency Action Committee (EAC) meetings.

5. Coordinate logistics for USN PAO events with the Consulate PAO.

6. Manage Foreign Service National (FSN) personnel issues in coordination with Personnel Officer, US Consulate.

Official Travel:

Hong Kong is centrally located and within close proximity (less than six hours flying time) to a wide variety of Asian destinations, including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Vietnam etc. Official travel includes:

* Philippines (1 or 2 times a year)--visit support, pre-solicitation conferences, site visits

* Singapore (2 or 3 times a year)--command meetings/offsites, Fleet Support Conference

* Japan (1 or 2 times a year)--Commander Naval Forces Japan meetings/orientation, 7th Fleet Scheduled Conference, etc.

Training:

Training opportunities are available for both the staff and OIC. Many opportunities abound in the region (Singapore/ Japan/Korea). NRCC typically holds off-site contracting training once or twice a year in Singapore and brings in outside lecturers. The OIC job requires Level HI Contracting certification. There are numerous higher educational institutions in Hong Kong where it might be possible to take night and/or weekend classes (at your own expense).

Recent initiatives:

Besides supporting visiting ships, there are many opportunities to make changes that implement CNO/COMPACFLT/ NRCC priorities.

Quality of life:

There are plenty of recreational opportunities available in Hong Kong--something for everyone. The following lists some but not all possible options:

* Ocean Park Amusement Park

* Disney Hong Kong

* The Victoria Peak

* Kai Tek Go Carts

* Great Buddha (Lantau Island)

* Ferries to numerous outlying islands

* Hiking on hills and mountains

* Hong Kong Park

* Hong Kong Zoo

* 10,000 Buddhas Monastery

* Beach Activities

* Day Trip to Macau by Hydrofoil

* Plays and Concerts in numerous venues across the island

* Shopping everywhere

* Star Ferry to Kowloon

* Golfing

* Day Trip to Shenzen

* Nightlife in Lan Kwai Fong

* Walking thru the city to see the Alley Markets

* Receptions and ship tours during Navy ship visits

For additional information concerning this billet you can contact LCDR Rudy Geisler by using telephone number 901-874-4614 or by email address rudolph.geisler@navy.mil.
Orders Announcements

Name From To

Captains

Bob Snyder NSWGONE COMTHIRDFLT
 LOGSUPP
John Stensland COMNAVREGNE NAVSEA Pt
 Hueneme
Russ Strother DIR STRSYSPROG DON SODEPCOMDC
Al McCosh DLA (DWCF) DIR STRSYSPROG

Captain Selects

Bruce Lemler FISC Jacksonville NAVAIR 2.5

Commanders

Don Hughes USS Kitty Hawk NWC NEWPORT
Dave Hellman USNS Niagara Falls OPNAV N50
Mike Savannah DIRDIVOFN NREACTPT
 REACDOE DOEAOPI
Kelvin Goodwine COMFAIR BRAC
 WESTPAC
Tom Dowden NAVSTA GTMO Bay FTSCPAC San Diego
Barry Smith COMLANTFLT USS Detroit
Michelle Skubic NAVAIR COMNAVSURF
 PAC
Ken Nations COMNAVSURFPAC NAVSUPHQ
Dave Hoyt NAS Keflavik NAVSUPHQ
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Date:Nov 1, 2003
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