News and Information

Read the March Oakleaf online now!
Read the March Oakleaf online now!
Check out the March issue of The Oakleaf, newsletter of the Navy Supply Corps Foundation. This issue includes news on the publication of  "Ready for Sea: The History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps.” orders are being taken at, click on ships store with a delivery date of late March 2015. Also, in the March Oakleaf you can find out how to sign up for the 2016 Rhine river cruise, hear more about the competition for the 2015 spirit award, learn about post retirement opportunities in the financial industry for veterans and their family members, and more. Click here to read The Oakleaf now.
March 02, 2015

Order "Ready for Sea" today!
Order "Ready for Sea" today!
Advance orders for our long awaited coffee table book, "Ready for Sea: The History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps” are now being taken, including free shipping during this pre-publication period.  To take advantage of this limited time offer you can go to, and click on Ships Store
At a cost of only $50, this beautifully crafted, limited edition coffee table book captures the history of the U.S. Navy's Supply Corps in a way not done before. Replete with historical references, the book describes the establishment of the Supply Corps under Tench Francis and follows it to the Naval Supply Systems Command of today. In 150 pages it highlights in pictures, statistics and text, the growth and development of the U.S. Navy's supply, logistics, financial management, and contracting capability that enabled the United States Navy to operate indefinitely at sea and abroad. Through this historical context, you'll gain a new appreciation for what it means to be a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer.  
"Ready for Sea:  A History of the U. S. Navy Supply Corps" is a first of its kind and there are a limited number of copies.  It will be a must have for anyone that wore, or will wear, an oak leaf on their uniform.

January 27, 2015

Fall Board Meeting scheduled for St. Louis, MO
Fall Board Meeting scheduled for St. Louis, MO
Save the date:  Next Board and Chapter Presidents meeting is September 24 and 25 in St. Louis, MO More specifics will be forthcoming.
March 17, 2015

"Oakleaf Cruise 2016": Check out the video clips of "Highlights of the Rhine"
"Oakleaf Cruise 2016": Check out the video clips of "Highlights of the Rhine"
The Navy Supply Corps Foundation and Scenic Tours Present the Second "Oakleaf Cruise": Amsterdam to Basel "Highlights of the Rhine" set for April 2016 (8 days, 7 nights)
After a highly successful and enjoyable French Rhone River cruise in July 2014, Navy Supply Corps Foundation is offering its second river cruise. Operated by Scenic Cruises, the cruise will begin on April 18, 2016, when passengers will board the Scenic Opal in Amsterdam, Netherlands and cruise along the Rhine River for eight days, ending on April 25 in Basel, Switzerland.
Please click here for more information:  2016 River Cruise   

Check out these short video clips of past cruises:
Overview All-Inclusive 2015 1:46:
January 12, 2015

Read stories of the children on Ford Island in 1941
Read stories of the children on Ford Island in 1941
Readers of The Oakleaf will be happy to learn that “Ford Island December 7, 1941,” a book of the stories of the 1941 children of Ford Island, has recently been published. The stories, some of which appeared in the March 2014 issue of The Oakleaf , were compiled by Katrina Luksovsky; the book is now available online at
There is also a blog section on the website that has photos from the December 7, 2014 return of five of the 1941 children of Battleship Row to Hawaii. Watch for the March 2015 issue of The Oakleaf to learn more
January 27, 2015

Our Mission

The U.S. Navy Supply Corps Foundation exists to perpetuate the values, traditions, and history of the Supply Corps throughout the lives of individuals in the Supply Corps community. The Foundation pursues its mission by providing services and programs related to recruiting, training and development, transition, recognition, financial support and commemoration.

Follow us on Social Media. 

Check out additional links of interest on the Links page.

Problems logging in? Send an email to

Supply Corps flag caught during Southern France river cruise. Check out more photos under Quicklinks.
A new Ready for Sea flag is available in the Ship's Store.
Order polos and other items from Land's End with Ready for Sea or Oakleaf logos. Check it out in the Ship's Store.
NAVSUP WSS – Philadelphia Navy service members participate in the 9/11 Heroes Run.
CDR Bob Alderman, SC, USN (Ret.) volunteers for the National Park Service at Cabrillo National Monument. Read more under Photos.
Consider contributing through the Combined Federal Campaign.

Upcoming Events

2015 OP Roadshow 31 March - 01 April (Newport RI)

Monday Feb 23, 2015 - Thursday Apr 02, 2015

Junior Officer Training Symposium (San Diego)

Friday Mar 27, 2015

Wounded Warrior Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition (Washington DC)

Saturday Mar 28, 2015

Spring Fest - Yokosuka Open Base Event (Japan)

Sunday Mar 29, 2015


Tuesday Mar 31, 2015

In Memoriam

CAPT Charles Harwell Sheffield, SC, USN (Ret.)

August 2011

LCDR William C. Nelson, SC, USN (Ret.)

August 2014

LT Joseph L. Purkey, SC, USN (Ret.)

Date Unknown

CDR David A Epting, SC, USN (Ret.)

September 2012

CAPT Robert J. Negri, SC, USN (Ret.)

February 2009

CDR Rocco Joseph Tannone, SC, USN (Ret.)

December 2013