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January 2023 ~ NSCF eNewsletter
January 2023 ~ NSCF eNewsletter
Dear Fellow Supply Corps Officers and Friends,

Please take a few minutes to read the January issue of the Foundation's eNewsletter--it includes three important topics related to our Community.

What You Need to Know About SECURE 2.0

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, an omnibus spending bill that includes the SECURE 2.0 measure (a.k.a. the Securing a Strong Retirement Act 2.0). Broadly, SECURE 2.0 is intended to make retirement saving more straightforward and accessible to a wider range of people. As such, it encompasses many aspects of financial planning and retirement saving. It’s important to confer with a tax professional before executing any strategy based on this new legislation. Read more »

Now accepting Supply Corps Recognition Award nominations

Chapter-of-the-Year and Volunteer-of-the-Year: The Foundation is made up of almost 200 volunteers. These volunteers give their time and energy to our Foundation programs and services, and are leaders within our Chapters. Each year we recognize the Foundation's most outstanding Chapters (self nomination) and ask Chapters to nominate individual volunteers who have made a significant contribution. Chapter-of-the-Year and Volunteer-of-the-Year nominations are due by April 15th. NOMINATE NOW! For information on the nomination process and submission guidelines click here »

Distinguished AlumniEstablished in 1989, the Distinguished Alumni (DA) Program is one of the  Foundation’s hallmark programs, recognizing individual Supply Corps Officers who have distinguished themselves in their post-Naval career “by obtaining significant success in the public or private sector and who credit their Supply Corps experience as a basic foundation of further professional achievements.” Click here to download a list of NSCF's NSCF Distinguished Alumni. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award. The nomination deadline is April 1st. To learn more about the DA program and the nomination process visit here »

2023 - 2024 Foundation Scholarship applications now open 

Foundation Scholarships make higher education more affordable for our Supply Family members! Since 1971, more than $6.5 million has been awarded to 2,700 Supply Corps dependents and descendants, through our Scholarship Program. This opportunity is open to Supply Corps Officer spouses, children and grandchildren, and Supply Enlisted spouses and children. The Foundation will award multi-year and one-time scholarships up to $10,000, with a minimum $2,500 scholarship award. Spouses and Supply enlisted dependents are especially encouraged to apply for this career-enhancing opportunity. Applications must be in the Foundation office by March 17, 2023. Apply today! To learn more about the Scholarship Program, and the submission process, visit the Foundation website Scholarship page »

Upcoming dates: Reminders:
  • Share your Supply Corps story! Capturing your stories serves to honor our shared heritage and preserve our Supply Corps traditions. Learn how you can participate
  • We are Your Connection to the Supply Community. Keep your Foundation profile current by regularly updating your contact information. Update your membership today!  
As we begin a new year, please consider a donation to the Foundation or designating a bequest to the Foundation in your Estate Plan and become a member of the Tench Francis Legacy Society. Member donations are vital to the successful operation of the programs and services serving our Supply Corps Family into the future.

If you have any questions or comments, please email Executive Director CAPT (ret) Dan Pionk at