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Commander Afloat Training Group, Pacific

Commander Afloat Training Group, Pacific Michael N. Jefferson The Afloat Training Group, Pacific (ATGPAC) Logistics Department, is comprised of various divisions under the direction of CDR (Sel)Bill Allison. Each division is responsible for training ship personnel, supply assist visits, and inspections including assist with the ships Computer Based Training (CBT) Development and Continuous Monitoring Program […]

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SMI is “S.O.P.”

SMI is “S.O.P.” – Supply Management Inspection Dave Nystrom Most of us have been through an afloat Supply Management Inspection (SMI) before. Do you remember what the week prior to your SMI was like? I imagine some of us can recall scrambling to get ready, canceled liberty, all-night inventories, signing last minute letters of authority, […]

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ATAC wins excellence in government award

ATAC wins excellence in government award Ronald Flanders Great athletes raise their level of play in the biggest games. Great organizations also raise their level of efficiency when it matters most. The Navy’s Advanced Traceability and Control (ATAC) unit is one such group. For their efforts during a time of transformation and war, the Federal […]

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Latest NSCS distinguished alumni inducted

Latest NSCS distinguished alumni inducted The Navy Supply Corps Foundation recently honored retired RADM Frank J. Allston, SC, USNR, as the 30th Navy Supply Corps School Distinguished Alumni during a ceremony held in Athens, Ga. Retired RADM Donald St. Angelo made the presentation on behalf of the foundation. Throughout his life, RADM Allston has served […]

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Medals and awards

Medals and awards Legion of Merit CAPT Joseph F. Manna, SC, USN, Deputy to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Management and Budget), June 2002 to January 2003. Defense Meritorious Service Medal LCDR Thomas S. Armstrong, USN, Contingency Contracting Officer, C J-4 Directorate, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Operation Enduring Freedom, May 2003 […]

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An interview with rear admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, USN former Commander, Carrier Group 8

An interview with rear admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, USN former Commander, Carrier Group 8 Ken Epps LCDR Epps: Where were you deployed? RADM Fitzgerald: We deployed on 9/19, a week after 9/11, without any orders and headed over to the Mediterranean. We were stationed off of Egypt for an exercise. Then after the first bombs […]

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Joint Professional Military Education, phase II: step two of the joint specialty officer’s journey: “a few thoughts from two students of the Joint Forces Staff College “

Joint Professional Military Education, phase II: step two of the joint specialty officer’s journey: “a few thoughts from two students of the Joint Forces Staff College “ Roy A. Drake Observations from LCDR Roy A. Drake–The Journey Continues At Navy Postgraduate School, supply officers have the opportunity to attend the Naval War College and complete […]

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Billets in the spotlight …

Billets in the spotlight … – OP & You Command Mission: The U.S. Naval Air Pacific Repair Activity (NAPRA) is the forward-based arm of the Naval Air Systems Command Team. As the NAVAIR program manager for all overseas depot level aircraft repair programs, NAPRA maintains organic repair capability in Okinawa, and contracted repair capability in […]

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NEXCOM launches worldwide Shoplifter Education Program – News You Can Use

NEXCOM launches worldwide Shoplifter Education Program – News You Can Use – Navy Exchange Service Command Kristine M. Sturkie NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) will offer the Youth Educational Shoplifting (Y.E.S.) Program to all juveniles apprehended for Shoplifting in Navy Exchanges. This program provides an alternative to the court system through […]

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Lean 6 Sigma—How we do business

Lean 6 Sigma—How we do business Bill Gripman NAVSUP needs to prove its worth to our customers every day. Whatever good works we do today do not guarantee success in the future. At the same time our valuable corporate knowledge is retiring. To top it off there is pressure to reduce our budget. The NAVSUP […]