NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) hosted a visit to its Philadelphia site by Thomas P. Dee, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Expeditionary Programs and Logistics Management on April 23.
During the visit, NAVSUP WSS Performance Based Logistics (PBL) experts briefed Dee on past performance initiatives as well as current and future PBL contracts.
“I’m really excited to discuss the great things that PBLs are doing for our Navy and our taxpayers,” said Rear Adm. John G. King, NAVSUP WSS commander, “and to talk with Mr. Dee about the future of NAVSUP WSS expeditionary support in conjunction with the PBL information we are discussing today.”
NAVSUP WSS logisticians also informed Dee of recent successes enhancing expeditionary operations, such as for the MK-VI Patrol Boat, as well as discussed possible future opportunities for expeditionary support via PBL initiatives.
A field activity of the Naval Supply Systems Command, NAVSUP WSS is the U.S. Navy’s supply chain manager providing worldwide support to the aviation, surface ship, and submarine communities. NAVSUP WSS provides Navy, Marine Corps, joint and allied forces with products and services that deliver combat capability through logistics. There are more than 2,000 civilian and military personnel employed at its two Pennsylvania sites. The NAVSUP WSS Philadelphia site supports aircraft, while its Mechanicsburg site supports ships and submarines.
Press Release, April 25, 2014; Image: Wikimedia