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"Oakleaf Cruise 2016":  Great cabins still available
"Oakleaf Cruise 2016": Great cabins still available
Don’t miss the chance to be on the second Navy Supply Corps Foundation “Oakleaf Cruise.” Scenic Tours has planned an exciting adventure: Amsterdam to Basel "Highlights of the Rhine" set for April 2016 (8 days, 7 nights)
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.

Contact Pat Loeser at to make your reservation now.
Please click here for cruise details:  2016 River Cruise.
Check out these short video clips of past cruises:
Overview All-Inclusive 2015 1:46:
January 12, 2015

Order "Ready for Sea" today!
Order "Ready for Sea" today!
Ready for Sea: A History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps is available and Free Shipping Ends on May 15th! 
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 Replete with historical references, the book describes the establishment of the Supply Corps under Tench Francis and follows it to the Naval Supply Systems Command of today.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

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

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

Using as your primary email address? Consider making a change to stay in touch.
Using as your primary email address? Consider making a change to stay in touch.
For active duty personnel, if you are using a address as your primary email on your Foundation profile, consider adding or changing that to a personal email address. Just log in, click on your name under the Make a Donation button, click on "Update" at the top of your Profile page and you will be able to make changes to your email address. Be sure to click on Update at the bottom of the page when you've made your changes.
November 24, 2014

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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.

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

Upcoming Events

CDR Joe Banks' Retirement Ceremony (Great Lakes)

Saturday May 02, 2015

2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run 10-Miler (Philadelphia)

Sunday May 03, 2015

COMREL: Carry The Load (Washington DC)

Monday May 04, 2015

15th Annual CAPT Ed Morgan Memorial Golf Tournament (Patuxent River)

Wednesday May 27, 2015

2015 Supply Corps Foundation Golf Tournament (San Diego)

Friday May 29, 2015

In Memoriam

CAPT William C. Pizzano, SC, USN (Ret.)

February 2015

CDR Raymond Joseph Orr, SC, USN (Ret.)

January 2015

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