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See excerpts from "Ready for Sea"!
See excerpts from "Ready for Sea"!
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. See excerpts from the book here.

Replete with historical references, the book describes the establishment of the Supply Corps under Tench Francis and follows it to the Naval Supply Systems Command of today.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.

Go to the Ship's Store here to order your copy. You do not have to log in to your account to order a book.
Shipping charges are $10 for each book.

Click on this sample page to see more.



 
February 29, 2016

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

Update your profile with your Supply Corps School graduation year
Update your profile with your Supply Corps School graduation year
The Foundation can provide help in locating shipmates you may be trying to contact and assist in getting people together. You can help by including the year you graduated from Supply Corps School in your profile on the Foundation website at www.usnscf.com. A field was recently added to user profiles to include the graduation year.

Keeping your address and email up to date can help the Foundation stay in touch. Whether sent by email or postal mail, when the Foundation sends out correspondence there are many rejects coming back. It’s important that you log in and update any outdated information on your profile. If you prefer, you can contact the Foundation office to update your information on their offline listing or send new information to webadmin@usnscf.com. Call the office at (706)345-41111 or send a note to 3651 Mars Hill Road, Suite 200B, Watkinsville, GA 30611 or email CSO@usnscf.com.
(Note: Government email addresses are often returned marked as spam. If available, please use personal email addresses on you profile.)

If you already have a user account at www.usnscf.com, log in, click on your name that will appear below the Make a Donation banner and your profile will appear. Select "Update Info" to make changes to your account.  

In the “Personal Information” section, add the year you graduated from the Supply Corps School. You can now also add your spouse or significant others name and contact information, if you wish.

While you are in your account, we encourage you review all the data to make sure it is current. You can choose to read The Oakleaf online. The options are in the Contact Information section just below the phone number. Also, be sure update the Chapter just below your zip code. Once you have made changes to your profile, be sure to click Update at the bottom of the page.

If you are a new user, create an account by clicking on Log In, then select "Register." If you think you may have an account but aren't sure, send an email to webadmin@usnscf.com and ask for a search to be performed. Be sure to include your full name.

Staying in touch with members is critical to the Foundation’s ability to fulfill its mission to “perpetuate the values, traditions, and history of the Supply Corps throughout the lives of individuals in the Supply Corps community.” We can only provide services if we can keep in touch. Log in or register today!

 
November 16, 2015

Regulation permits retired personnel to wear uniforms
Regulation permits retired personnel to wear uniforms
Authority:
UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS
NAVPERS 15665I
 
Reference:
61002.  UNIFORMS FOR RETIRED PERSONNEL
 
    1.  GENERAL.  Retired officers and enlisted personnel, who are not on
active duty, may wear the uniform, insignia, and qualifications
corre-sponding to the rank or rating indicated on the retired list.
 
    2.  UNIFORM AUTHORIZED  
 
         a.  Retired personnel may wear uniforms at ceremonies or official
functions when the dignity of the occasion and good taste dictate.  Wearing
a uniform is appropriate for memorial services, weddings, funerals, balls,
patriotic or military parades, ceremonies in which any active or reserve
United States military unit is participating, and meetings or functions of
military associations.
 
         b.  Retired personnel may wear the uniform of their grade while
instructing a cadet corps or similar organization at approved naval or
military academies or other approved academic institutions.
 
    3.  UNIFORM NOT AUTHORIZED.  Retired personnel are prohibited from
wearing the uniform in connection with personal enterprises, business
activities, or while attending or participating in any demonstration,
assembly or activity for the purpose of furthering personal or partisan
views on political, social, economic, or religious issues.
 
    4.  FOREIGN COUNTRIES.  Retired personnel, who are not on active duty,
living or visiting a foreign country, may only wear a uniform to attend
ceremonies or social functions when wearing a uniform is required by the
terms of the invitations of customs of the country.
 
    5.  GROOMING STANDARDS.  Retired personnel must comply with the
grooming standards in these regulations, but uniforms and equipment may
either be those prescribed here or those authorized at the time of their
retirement.
 
May 25, 2015

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Upcoming Events

Change of Command Ceremony (Hawaii)

Friday May 20, 2016


Navy Supply Corps Foundation Ventura County Monthly Meeting (Ventura County)

Wednesday May 25, 2016


Wine and Cheese Supply Corps Social (Hampton Roads)

Friday May 27, 2016


Directors Meeting (Jacksonville)

Thursday Jun 02, 2016


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In Memoriam

LTJG Walter W. Faner, SC, USN (Ret.)

December 2012


LT John R. Winegardner, SC, USN (Ret.)

March 2016


CDR Roger Leslie Davis, SC, USN (Ret.)

August 2003


LT Stephen J Casey, SC, USN

May 2014


CDR William J. Nicol, SC, USN (Ret.)

July 2015


CAPT John Hugh Dunlevy, SC, USN (Ret.)

April 2015