Yokosuka

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Photo of Captain Michael S. Carl - Commanding Officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

CAPTAIN MICHAEL S. CARL

Commanding Officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

Captain Carl is a native of Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Carlow College in 1997 and received his commission in 1998 from Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from George Washington University.
 
His operational assignments include division officer, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50); supply officer, USS Princeton (CG 59); principal assistant for logistics, principal assistant for services, and assistant supply officer, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75); and supply officer, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).
 
Ashore, his assignments include Naval Acquisition Contracting Officer (NACO) intern, Naval Sea Systems Command; replenishment and logistics officer, Commander Task Force Five-Three; aide to the Director and Deputy National Account Manager, Navy, Defense Logistics Agency; military staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness; head program objective memorandum development section head, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N80; and executive officer, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
 
Captain Carl is a Joint Qualified Officer and a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps. He is qualified as a Naval Aviation Supply Corps Officer and Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer.
 
His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, along with various other personal, unit, and service awards. He received the Navy and Marine Association Leadership Award – 2016 while serving with USS Ronald Reagan.


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Commander Howard A. Milligan

Executive Officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

CDR Howard Milligan assumed his role as Executive Officer for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka on July 8, 2021.

CDR Howard Milligan, a native of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in June 1989. He trained as a mess management specialist and attained the rank of chief petty officer in 2002. His enlisted tours included USS Saratoga (CV 60), USS Mitscher (DDG 57), USS Connolly (DD 979), USS Spruance (DD 963), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), Naval Station Mayport and Recruit Training Command Great Lakes.

Milligan was commissioned as a Supply Corps limited duty officer in 2006. He graduated with distinction from Ashford University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management (Cum Laude). He also holds a Master of Science in Acquisition Management from the University of Management and Technology and later earned Acquisition Professional Membership.

His sea tours include food service officer and assistant aviation stores officer aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1) and aviation support officer and principal assistant for services aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

Shore duty assignments include officer-in-charge, Aviation Support Det., Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville; site director and supply officer, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville Det. NAS Key West; platform operations officer, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia; and detailer and Supply Corps career counselor, Office of Supply Corps Personnel, Millington, Tennessee.

Personal decorations include Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (seven awards) and various unit and campaign awards. He is a qualified Naval Aviation Supply Officer and Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer.


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Mr. Timothy D. Adkins

Executive Director, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

Mr. Timothy Adkins assumed his role as Executive Director for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka (FLCY) on September 16, 2019.

He is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska and began his career with NAVSUP in 1999, shortly after graduating from the University of Nebraska. Mr. Adkins is a certified Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act, DAWIA, level three professional in Life Cycle Management. He is also a graduate of the NAVSUP Corporate Management Development Program and Penn State Marine Corps Logistics Executive Program.

Mr. Adkins has more than 20 years of experience with the NAVSUP enterprise, including 10 years of experience with NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support where he managed integrated logistics for key systems, such as the Navy’s AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense System. He also served as the aircraft carrier platform manager ensuring integrated logistics support was provided during carrier availabilities.

While at NAVSUP Headquarters, Mr. Adkins worked as an analyst for the allowancing process and later served as product and service lead for material control where he modernized the command’s inventory accuracy program and worked with all of the Navy’s systems command, and other services, to develop logistics plans and partnerships.

Within FLCY Yokosuka, Mr. Adkins served as the deputy director for the FLC Yokosuka Regional Services Department, overseeing hazardous materials, household goods and material management.


Photo of  Johnny L. Fulger - Command Master Chief, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

CMDCM (AW/SW) Todd Wende

Command Master Chief, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka

A native of Eastland, Texas, Command Master Chief Todd Wende enlisted in the United States Navy in June 1994 and attended basic training at Recruit Training Command and Hospital Corpsman “A” School in Great lakes, Illinois.

His first assignment was to Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Later assignments include USS John S. McCain (DDG 56); U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan; USS Chancellorsville (CG 62); Commander, Task Force 70/Carrier Strike Group 5, permanently embarked aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Military Sealift Command Headquarters.

Wende served as Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 “Diamond Backs” from November 2012 to September 2014, Carrier Air Wing 5 in Atsugi, Japan while embarked aboard both USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS George Washington (CVN 73) from September 2014 to July 2017 and served as Command Master Chief for Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 51 “Warlords,” before reporting to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka in November 2020.

He is a graduate of the Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman School and the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Master of Arts in Education from Touro University in 2006.

Wende’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), the Navy Good Conduct Medal (six awards) and various unit and campaign awards.

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