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LS2 Randall S. Smith, 5th victim in the Chattanooga, TN shooting.
LS2 Randall S. Smith, 5th victim in the Chattanooga, TN shooting.

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Randall S. Smith, who was a victim of the shooting
incident at the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) in Chattanooga, TN, has
passed away.  LS2 Smith was a staff member of NOSC Chattanooga where he was
the training and operations Petty Officer supporting more than 140 Reserve Sailors.

LS2 Smith enlisted in the Navy on 15 September 2010 in his home state of
Ohio.  He attended Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, IL followed by
Logistics Specialist "A" School in Meridian, MS.  His first tour was as
Hazardous Material Supervisor and Storeroom Logistics Specialist on USS WASP
(LHD 1).

LS2 Smith is survived by his wife and three daughters.

(Source: NAVSUP  Flash from the Chief, 7/19/15)

The church service and funeral for LS2 Randall Smith will be held on Tuesday, 28 July 2015. 
Church Service will be held at 1400 EDT at:
First Baptist Church
2645 Lafayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
The Funeral will be at 1600 EDT at:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, 15 August.  Details are still being planned.
No official obituary has been released.

(Source:  NAVSUP 7/27/2015)
July 20, 2015

July Issue of The Oakleaf is available!
July Issue of The Oakleaf is available!
Check out the July issue of The Oakleaf, newsletter of the Navy Supply Corps Foundation, now online at  Click on "The Oakleaf" tab at the top of the screen.  See the list of scholarship recipients, learn the winners of the 2015 Spirit Award, hear news from the SECNAV’s Retiree Council and the latest from the Navy Supply Corps School, as well as information about the Millington Fun Bunch, the 2016 Foundation river cruise and more!   Paper copies are in the mail.
Suggestions for The Oakleaf can be sent to  Deadline for the next issue is September 15. We look forward to hearing from you!
CAPT John L. Kizer, SC, USN (Ret.)
Board of Directors Chair
July 02, 2015

"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.
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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!
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.  The book is shipped directly from the publisher, please allow 3 weeks for delivery.

January 27, 2015

2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients Announced!
2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients Announced!
The 2015-2016 Navy Supply Corps Foundation Scholarship Recipients are listed here.  
May 23, 2015

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February 2015

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