Retirements

Rear Admiral Mark A. Young

RDML Mark A. Young, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on July 1, 2003, after serving as Deputy Director, Defense Finance and Accounting Service. A native of Rochester, New York, RDML Young began his career in 1973 as damage control assistant on USS Koelsch (FF 1049), homeported in Mayport, Fla. In 1975, he transferred to the Supply Corps and attended the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga. He then served as supply officer aboard USS Paul Revere (LPA 248), in Long Beach, Calif.

RDML Young served as the administrative aide to the Vice Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command from 1978 to 1980 and as the planning officer, Naval Supply Depot, Subic Bay, Philippines. After assignments at the Naval Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia, Pa., and on the staff of the Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, in Norfolk, Va., he returned to sea in 1991 as the supply officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Following sea duty, he reported to the Naval Supply Systems Command as the head of the Officer Plans Division in the Office of Supply Corps Personnel, and assumed the position of Director of Supply Corps Personnel in June 1994. One year later, he moved to become the head of the Spares Program and Policy Branch on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations.

In 1996, RDML Young assumed command of the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Va. He next moved to the staff of the Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet as the force supply officer. RDML Young served as the Commander, Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va., from 1999-2001.

A 1973 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, RDML Young earned an M.B.A from Stanford University in 1982 and attended the Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Administration in 1997.

RDML Young’s decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (3 awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), the Navy Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal, and the Naval Aviation Supply Officer Wings.

CAPT James C. Davis, III

CAPT James “Cliff” Davis, III, SC, USN+ completed 35 years of active service and retired on August l, 2003, after serving at Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Madison College and master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Cheatham Annex, Williamsburg, Va.; Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Guam, Agana, Guam; USNS Sylvania (T-AFS 2); Commander, Naval Surface Force, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; USS Biddle (CG 34); Oceanographic Systems Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.; USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN 686); and USS Nipmuc (ATF 157).

CAPT James T. Freihofer

CAPT James T. Freihofer, SC, USN, completed 29 years of active service and retired on August 1,2003, after serving at Commander, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Southeastern Missouri State University and his master’s degrees at National Defense University and Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include Commander, Naval Air Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.; Defense Distribution Depot, Norfolk, Va.; USS John Stennis (CVN 74); Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia, Pa.; Navy Supply Depot, Subic Bay, Republic of Philippines; Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; USS Fletcher (DDG 992); Commander, Navy Personnel Command, Washington, D.C.; and USS Ricketts (DDG 5).

CAPT Kennard R. Hall

CAPT Kennard R. Hall, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on July 1,2003, after serving at Defense Contract Management Agency Northern Europe. He received his bachelor’s degree at Abilene Christian University and his master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Naval Regional Contracting Center, Singapore; USS White Plains (AFS 4); Commander-in-Chief, U. S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Defense Construction Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio; Naval Supply Systems Command, Office of Supply Corps Personnel, Arlington, Va.; USS Cushing (DD 985); Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico; and USS Hasayampa (AO 145).

CAPT Gary W. Lovgren

CAPT Gary W. Lovgren, SC, USN, completed 23 years of active service and retired on August 1, 2003, after serving at Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Mechanicsburg, Pa. He received his bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and his master’s degrees at Naval War College and Salve Regina University. His previous duty stations include Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk Va.; Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.; Naval War College, Newport, R.I.; Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region Twenty, Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif. Naval Air Station Lemoore, Lemoore, Calif.; USS Farragut (DDG 37); and USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20).

CAPT Hart S. Odom

CAPT Hart S. Odom, SC, USN, completed 25 years of active service and retired on August 1,2003, after serving at Naval Sea Systems Command Logistics Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Georgia. His previous duty stations include Fleet Material Support Office, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; USS Constellation (CV 64) Commander, Naval Air Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet, North Island, Calif.; Fleet Aviation Specialized Operation Pacific, North Island, Calif.; Defense General Supply Center, Richmond, Va. Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Branch Commissary Store, New Orleans, La.; USS Schofield (FFG 3); and USS Orion (AS 18).

CAPT Michael J. Plunkett

CAPT Michael J. Plunkett, SC, USN, completed 24 years of active service and retired on July 1, 2003, after serving at Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Saint John Fisher College and his master’s degrees from Naval Postgraduate School and Naval War College. His previous duty stations include USS John Stennis (CVN 74); Commander, Naval Air Force, U. S. Pacific, North Island, Calif.; Naval Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va.; USS R. G. Bradley (FFG 49); Naval Air Station, Atlanta, Ga.; and USS Sacramento (AOE 1).

CAPT James T. Pullen

CAPT James T. Pullen, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on August 1, 2003, after serving at Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Madison College, Va. and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include Commander-in-Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; USS Bataan (LHD 5); Defense General Supply Center, Richmond, Va.; Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa.; USS Dale (CG 19); Naval Air Station Oceana, Va.; USS Coral Sea (CV 43); Fleet Composite Squadron Atlantic, Norfolk, Va. and USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626).

CAPT David C. Ruff

CAPT David C. Ruff, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on Feb. 1,2003, after serving at Bureau of Naval Personnel, Millington, Tenn. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Mississippi and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include USS Bataan (LHD 5); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Pascagoula, Miss.; US S Chancellorsville (CG 62); Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Arlington, Va.; Chief of Naval Operations, Arlington, Va.; Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii; Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.; Fleet Training Group, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and USS Valdez (FF 1096).

CAPT Lynn P. Simon

CAPT Lynn P. Simon, SC, USN, completed 27 years of active service and retired on August 1,2003, after serving at Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. She received her bachelor’s degree at South Dakota State University and her master’s degree at Central Michigan University. Her previous duty stations include Defense Energy Region, Pacific, Aiea, Hawaii; USNS Spica (T-AFS 9); USNS Mars (T-AFS-1); Program Executive Officer, Tactical Aircraft Programs, Arlington, Va.; Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, Washington, D.C.; USS Niagara Falls (AFS-3); Naval Space Command, Dahlgren, Va.; USS Orion (AS 18) and Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

CAPT Jeffrey Q. Wagner

CAPT Jeffrey Q. Wagner, SC, USN, completed 30 years of active service and retired on July 1,2003, after serving at Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Singapore. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and his master’s degree from the University of Florida. His previous duty stations include Commander, U. S. Forces Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Va.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; USNS San Diego (TAFS 6); Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Naval Supply Depot Guam, Agana, Guam; Navy Resale and Services Support Office, Staten Island, N.Y.; USS John Hancock (DD 981); Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Ga.; and USS Wabash (AOR 5).

CAPT Mark D. Westin

CAPT Mark D. Westin, SC, USN, completed 29 years of active service and retired on July 1, 2003, after serving at Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk Det, Washington, D.C. He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho and master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif. His previous duty stations include Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management, Washington, D.C.; Naval Hospital Northwest Region, Oakland, Calif.; Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Naval Supply Depot, Yokosuka, Japan; Navy Accounting and Finance Center, Washington, D.C.; USS Niagra Falls (AFS 3); Naval Supply Center, Oakland, Calif.; and USS Bronstein (FF 1037).

CAPT Kevin L. White

CAPT Kevin Lawrence White, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on August 1, 2003, after serving at Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Grove City College and his master’s degrees at National Defense University and Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include USS Simon Lake (AS 33); Office of Supply Corps Personnel, Bupers Detachment; Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; Commander, Submarine Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and Naval Ordnance Station, Indian Head, Va.

CDR Otis Raynard McCall

Commander Otis Raynard McCall, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on August 1, 2003, after serving at Commander, U. S. Army Logistics Management College, Fort Lee, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree from Morris Brown College, Ga. His previous duty stations include Naval Coastal Warfare Group Two, Williamsburg, Va.; Commander, Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force, Williamsburg, Va.; Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Seven Four, Gulfport, Miss.; Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region 9, Millington, Tenn.; USS Duluth (LPD 6); Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing and Squadron Atlantic (VP) Three Zero, Jacksonville, Fla.; Naval Support Facility, Diego Garcia; and USS Samuel Gompers (AD 37).

CDR Rosa Ruiz Moore

CDR Rosa Ruiz Moore, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on August 1,2003, after serving at the Office of the Navy Inspector General, Washington, D.C. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of California and her master’s degree from Northeastern University. Her previous duties include Naval Surface Force, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Norfolk, Va.; USNS Saturn (T-AFS 10); U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.; and USS Cape Cod (AD 43).

CDR Rolando M. Santiago

CDR Rolando M. Santiago, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on July 1,2003, after serving at Navy Exchange Service Command, Norfolk, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at International American University of Puerto Rico and his master’s degree at Naval Postgraduate School. His previous duty stations include Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Ga.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Charleston, S.C.; USS McDonough (DDG 39); USS Julius A. Furer (FFG 6); Commander, South Atlantic Force, U. S. Atlantic Fleet; and USS Preble (DDG 46).

LCDR Richard A. Lepp

LCDR Richard A. Lepp, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on August 1, 2003, after serving at Defense Energy Supply Center, Alexandria, Va. He received his bachelor’s degree at Purdue University and his master’s degree at the University of Kansas. His previous duty stations include Commander-in-Chief, U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka Detachment, Tsurimi, Japan; USS Ohio (SSBN 726) GOLD; Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas; and USS Pintado (SSN 672).

LCDR Michael W. Rutten

LCDR Michael Walter Rutten, SC, USN, completed 26 years of active service and retired on July 1, 2003, after serving at Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa. He received his bachelor’s degree at Norfolk State University, VA and his master’s degree from Naval War College, R.I. His previous duty stations include USS Normandy (CG 60); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Va.; USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71); Commander, Naval Air Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.; USS America (CV 66) and USS Coral Sea (CV 43).

CWO3 Brian P. Dawson

CWO3 Brian P. Dawson, SC, USN, completed 20 years of active service and retired on July 1,2003, after serving at Naval Station Great Lakes, I11. His previous duty stations include Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, I11.; USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 67) and Commander, Submarine Development Squadron 12, Groton, Conn.

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