NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka to Conduct Change of Command

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NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka to Conduct Change of Command

by: Sky M. Laron, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Director of Corporate Communications | .
FLEACT Yokosuka | .
published: July 19, 2016

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka will conduct a change of command at the Fleet Theater onboard Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Jul. 22.

Capt. Jeffery Davis will relieve Capt. Raymond Bichard as commanding officer.

Rear Adm. James McNeal, Commander, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, will officiate and be the guest speaker at the ceremony.

During Bichard's tenure as NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, commanding officer, he has led in the support of dozens of exercises and real-world humanitarian operations, thousands of logistics missions in support of forward deployed naval forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility and earned numerous awards.

Bichard will be reporting to NAVSUP Global Logistics Support in San Diego, CA.

Davis, a native of Opelousas, Louisiana, most recently served as the Comptroller, NAVSUP, Headquarters in Mechanicsburg, PA. Additionally, he graduated with distinction from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) earning an MBA and completed both Naval War College and Joint Forces Staff College academic programs.

"The men and women, both military and civilian, who comprise the total NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka workforce have been truly fortunate to have had a superior leader in Capt. Bichard," said Cmdr. Shane Strohl, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, executive officer. "As we wish Capt. Bichard well on his new assignment, we look forward to the continued strength in leadership as Capt. Davis looks to take the helm Jul. 22."

The NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka mission is to serve the Asia Pacific Region's forward deployed maritime warfighter with 24/7 operational logistics support integrating an extensive service provider network to deliver fuel, material, mail and supply chain services across the U.S. Navy's largest geographical area of responsibility.

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Sky M. Laron
Director, Corporate Communications
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka
DSN: 315-243-8062
INTL Phone: 011-81-46-896-8062

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