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Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps:1 FEB 2019
Supply Corps Officer Nominated for Promotion
A nomination for promotion of Captain Kenneth W. Epps to the rank of Rear Admiral (lower half) was received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
CAPT Epps is currently serving as Assistant Professor, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
CAPT Epps is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was the recipient of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Award for Excellence. He is a distinguished graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and completed the Executive Program in Strategy and Organization at Stanford University.
Previous shore and staff assignments include assistant commander for Operations and Warfare Engagement, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; commanding officer, NAVSUP FLC Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; chief, Strategy and Readiness Division, Joint Staff (J4); assistant commander for Financial Management and Comptroller, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; director, Materiel Budgets, Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; action officer, Defense Logistics Agency (J-33); readiness analyst and Program Objective Memorandum (POM) development assistant, OPNAV (N80), Washington, D.C.; aide and flag lieutenant to the Commander, NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and instructor and educational counselor, Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia.
He served afloat tours on USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
His personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and various campaign and unit awards. He is a Joint Qualified Officer and member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.
Please join me in congratulating CAPT Epps on achieving this significant career milestone!
RADM, SC, USN
1 FEB 2019
Supply Corps Flags Nominated for Promotion
Nominations for promotion of Rear Admiral (lower half) Peter G. Stamatopoulos and Rear Admiral (lower half) Alan J. Reyes to the rank of Rear Admiral were received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
RDML Stamatopoulos is currently serving as director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, N41, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV), Washington, D.C.
Previous ashore duty stations include director, fleet ordnance and supply and fleet supply officer (N41), U.S. Fleet Forces Command; assistant chief of staff, Logistics and Ordnance, Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific; commanding officer, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC), San Diego, California; chief of staff, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California; logistics services division chief, Joint Chief of Staff J4; head Program Objective Memorandum (POM) development section, OPNAV N80, Washington, D.C.; executive assistant to the vice commander, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, PA; and supply officer, Fighter Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet and Fighter Squadron
RDML Stamatopoulos' previous operational assignments include USS Chicago (SSN 721); USS Constellation (CV 64); Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (CTF 53); and Expeditionary Strike Group Three embarked USS Peleliu (LHA 5); and Commander, Task Force 59, U.S. 5th Fleet.
RDML Reyes is currently serving as commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Previous ashore duty stations include deputy director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; commodore, 2nd Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment; commanding officer, Navy Reserve (NR) NAVSUP FLC Bahrain; commanding officer, NR Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk Detachment 206; staff officer, U.S. Special Operations Command J4; commanding officer, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion EIGHT; air cargo company commander and executive officer, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion TEN; staff officer, Naval Audit Service; deputy chief of staff for reserve operations, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego, California.
He served afloat as supply officer, USS Birmingham (SSN 695). He also served as assistant officer community manager, Office of Supply Corps Personnel; and aide and flag lieutenant to the Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command.
RDML Reyes also had several operational deployments including service as commanding officer, Navy Customs Battalion PAPA, in Kuwait and Iraq; operations/plans officer for Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Group Forward Headquarters; and logistics officer for Commander, Task Force 56. In 2010, he deployed to Haiti aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20).
Please join me in congratulating RDML Stamatopoulos and RDML Reyes on their promotions!
RADM, SC, USN
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