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Don't miss out on this popular cruise!
Don't miss out on this popular cruise!
Only three cabins remaining - all inclusive. Come enjoy tulip season in Holland, and spring along the Rhine. Visit four countries! A great value. These cabins will not last. Act fast!

We have two BA category (205 sq ft) cabins for $3327 per person and one BD cabin at $3492. Contact Pat Loeser, patloes@cox.net, to answer any and all questions or follow up on any leads you may have.  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 patloes@cox.net to make your reservation now.
 
Please click here for cruise details:  2016 River Cruise.

2016 River Cruise list-updated February 4, 2016
 
Check out these short video clips of past cruises:
Overview All-Inclusive 2015 1:46:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-ilSl81no0
January 12, 2015

The 2016-2017 Navy Supply Corps Scholarship Application is online!
The 2016-2017 Navy Supply Corps Scholarship Application is online!
The scholarship application is now available online. Foundation scholarships are for high school seniors and college undergraduate students only. Scholarships for spouses going to school part-time as well as students attending accredited community college/technical school are available.
ELIGIBILITY: For all scholarships, the applicant must:
  1. Be a spouse, child or grandchild of a living or deceased regular, retired, reserve or prior service Supply Corps officer.
  2. Be a spouse or child of an Active or Retired Enlisted with supply enlisted rating (e.g., AK, SK, MS/CS, SH, DK, LI, PC, LS).
  3. Recipient must attend a two (2) or four (4) year accredited college and should be a full-time undergraduate student. (Note: Spouse scholarships are available for spouses who are enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours per semester, undergraduate only)
 
To apply:
1.  Applicants must register every year.  Click “Log In” and register.  Sponsor membership accounts on the Foundation’s website cannot be used for applying.
2.  When registering, please make sure you select the following boxes on the registration form in order to obtain an application:
 Status – Select "Other", then type Student in box below.
 Chapter Foundation
 Check the box - “Apply for a Scholarship”
 
Once you submit your registration, log back on and click on your name.  The application will be at the top right of the page.
 
Be sure to read the instructions on the right hand side of the application.
 
All online and mail in portions are due in the office by March 9, 2016.  Winners will be announced the end of May.
 
December 21, 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 in the Ship's 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.

Please click on the Ship's Store link above to order.  You do not have to log in to your account to order a book.
Shipping charges are $10. for each book.

 
January 27, 2015

Recommended Reading; New DOD Service Acquisition DOD 5000.74
Recommended Reading; New DOD Service Acquisition DOD 5000.74
Included below is a link to the New DOD Service Acquisition DOD 5000.74. This is the guidance for all service acquisitions and provides guidance on the requirement for a Service Acquisition Workshop (SAW) for Procurements over $250M.  The Army is mandating a SAW for acquisition over $100M.
 
DAU provides a workshop at no cost for labor for DOD entities, just cover any travel and training material costs associated with the training.
 
Info at:  http://www.dau.mil/ma/Pages/acquisitionWorkshops.aspx
 
In addition, DAU can tailor the workshop with your Contracts and Program Management Professionals, to use your requirements and build the Statement of Objectives, QA Plan, and a majority of the Draft RFP.  We spread the training over several sessions and provide guidance in the contract formulation.
January 28, 2016

Recent developments for military retirees
Recent developments for military retirees
Congressional Research Service recently published changes made in 2015 to our current military retirement system. Included is a recent history of military retirement for active, reserve, and disabled categories, COLA info, change in military retiree "pay dates", previous reform recommendations, and a summary of the recently Congressionally-passed "Blended" retirement plan effective in 2018.  Read the details here.
January 06, 2016

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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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Supply Corps flag caught during Southern France river cruise. Check out more photos under Quicklinks.
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Upcoming Events

Supply Corps Birthday Luncheon (Korean Peninsula)

Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 - Saturday Apr 30, 2016


COMREL Event - Fisher House (Washington DC)

Wednesday Feb 17, 2016


2016 NAVY SUPPLY CORPS BIRTHDAY BALL (Mechanicsburg)

Friday Feb 19, 2016


Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials (Hawaii)

Friday Feb 19, 2016 - Friday Feb 26, 2016


Transitioning

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The esteemed NATO position as General Manager of  NSPA is...


In Memoriam

CDR James P. McMenamin, SC, USN (Ret.)

January 2016


CAPT Robert Wythe "Ace" Davis, SC, USN (Ret.)

February 2016


LCDR Gordon G. Kalweit, SC, USN (Ret.)

December 2013


CDR Charles Bond Chapman, SC, USN (Ret.)

October 2015


CAPT Alan R. McCosh, SC, USN (Ret.)

January 2016


CDR Robert Leslie Foster, SC, USN (Ret.)

September 2015