NAVSUP News and Updates

Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps: 

12 MAR 2019

Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Screening (810/811 Board)

The Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Screen (Board #302) will convene 14 May 2019, following completion of the Active O-4 Staff Promotion Board.  The Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Board will select officers to participate in both the Supply Acquisition/Distribution Management (810) and the University of Kansas Petroleum Management (811) Programs.

Officers selected for the 810 Program will receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from one of the nation's top business schools and earn the Supply Acquisition/Distribution Management subspecialty code (1301P). Officers selected for the 811 Program will attend the University of Kansas and earn an MBA degree from the School of Business, a graduate certificate in Petroleum Management from the School of Engineering, and a Petroleum Management subspecialty code (1307P).

All officers in Year Groups 2011-2013 who request screening via a package to the Board President will be eligible for consideration by the selection board. Eligibility requirements include: completion of one operational tour of at least 18 months; a warfare qualification; an Academic Profile Code (APC) on file; and a GMAT or GRE score report.

In the package to the Board President, eligible officers who wish to be considered must include the following:

- Letter to the Board stating preferred program 
- GMAT or GRE Score Report
- APC waiver request (if necessary)

Sample letters can be found by visiting the Supply Corps Career Counselor website at: 

All packages to the board must be received by 19 April 2019. Packages may be emailed to: and carbon copy or mailed to:

Navy Personnel Command 
Customer Service Center (BUPERS-074)
President FY-20 Supply Corps Post Graduate Education Board (#302)
5640 Ticonderoga Loop, Building 768, Room E302 
Millington, TN 38055-6300

Please contact the Supply Corps Career Counselor at 901-874-4621/4622 or if you have any questions. Good luck!


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!



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 
(VF) 124.

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! 



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