NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka to hold a change of command ceremony on Jun. 21

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NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka to hold a change of command ceremony on Jun. 21

by: Tina C. Stillions | .
NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka | .
published: June 14, 2018

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka will hold a change of command ceremony in the Fleet Theater at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka on Thur., June 21, from 1000-1100. Rear Adm. Keith Jones, Deputy Commander for NAVSUP, will be the guest speaker.

Capt. Frank E. Nevarez will relieve Capt. Jeffery Davis as commanding officer during the change of command ceremony.

During Davis’ tenure as NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, commanding officer, he has led in the support of dozens of naval exercises and thousands of logistics missions in support of forward deployed naval forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. A member of the acquisition professional community, Davis has earned supply warfare qualifications in submarine, aviation and surface warfare. He is a decorated naval officer and has earned numerous awards during his career.

Davis will be reporting to Defense Logistics Agency headquarters in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

“Capt. Davis did a great job during his time as commanding officer of FLCY. He was highly regarded and respected as he pushed the command to new levels,” said Cmdr. Shane Strohl, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka, executive officer. “As we wish him well on his new assignment at DLA headquarters, we know we will continue to achieve great successes under the new commanding officer, Capt. Frank Nevarez.”

Nevarez, a native of Los Angeles, California, most recently served as the Division Chief, Retail Operations Support (J342) for the Defense Logistics Agency. He graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He was commissioned an ensign via the Navy ROTC program at the University California Los Angeles, then entered the Navy’s Supply Corps School.

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka is one of eight fleet logistics centers under Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP). Headquartered 26 miles south of Tokyo, it is the western Pacific region's largest U.S. Navy logistics command, networking more than 14 sites with a mission to deliver supply and logistics solutions that enable deployed maritime warfighter readiness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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