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Richardson Assumes Command Richardson Assumes Command

Capt. Tim Richardson assumed command of Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC), relieving Capt. Mary Seymour in a ceremony held on Fort Detrick, Maryland on Aug. 25.

Regional Logistician Promoted Regional Logistician Promoted

During All-Hands quarters on Sept. 7, 2017, Capt. Tim Richardson, NMLC’s commanding officer, read the officer’s oath of promotion in a ceremony announcing Lt. Cmdr. Audrey Carter’s new rank.


The Service Requirements Review Board by Marilisse González, NMLC's Service Requirements Review Board Program Manager; and the Contract Administration Tool by Lauren Hamre, NMLC Logistics Business Systems.

New Faces of Leadership New Faces of Leadership

In this issue of Logistically Speaking, we introduce our four new directors, Lt. Cmdr. Kathleen Colter, MELS; Lt. Robert Barragan II, RM; Mr. Leonard Morrisey, NSSR and LBS; and Mr. James Watkins, AMA.

Small Business Buzz Small Business Buzz

NMLC Small Business Program Officer, NAVSUP HQ’s Small Business Director, and NAVSUP HQ’s Small Business Innovation Research Program Manager meet at the September MHS Vendor Day held at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Logistics Specialty Leader Logistics Specialty Leader

Lt. Cmdr. Janine Espinal, Logistician Specialty Leader, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan, is a special contributor to this edition of Logistically Speaking.

Inventory and OPACS Inventory and OPACS

Ophthalmology/Optometry Picture Archiving and Communication System—The “Other” PACS by Edwin ‘Ed’ Doorn, NMLC’s PACS Program Manager and Ali Taylor, NMLC Medical Clinical Engineer.

Promotion and SOY Promotion and SOY

Capt. Tim Richardson, NMLC’s Commanding Officer, meritoriously promoted Logistics Specialist 1st Class Jossani Josiah to his current rank, in an unscheduled ceremony Sept. 28. Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Danis was selected as Naval Medical Logistics Command’s (NMLC) Senior Sailor of the Year for Fiscal Year 2017.

NEMSCOM Medical Payload Shelter  NEMSCOM Medical Payload Shelter

Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM), production facility for the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) located at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown bled a team of subject matter experts across the spectrum…


Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC) Operational Forces Support Directorate, Fort Detrick, Maryland, again accomplished its mission to "deliver patient centered logistics solutions for military medicine,"by providing on-time outfitting support to the Advanced Electronic Guided Interceptor System (AEGIS) Ashore site in Poland…

NMLC Best Business Process Award  NMLC Best Business Process Award

Two Naval Medical Logistic Command Directorates were recognized jointly at the 2017 Navy Medicine Training Symposium on May 22. Personnel formed the NMLC Ship Outfitting team. The Operational Forces Support directorate (Code 04) and the Acquisition Management and Analytics directorate (Code 05) received the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery’s "2016 Best Business Process Team Achievement Award."

Workforce Diversity  Workforce Diversity

The Mission of the Naval Medical Logistics Command is to deliver patient-centered logistics solutions for military medicine. To deliver innovative solutions to unique challenges, the command leverages the talent of a diverse workforce. During February each year, NMLC goes well beyond the celebration of diversity…

2107 Influenza Vaccination Season  2107 Influenza Vaccination Season

Influenza of flu, has the potential to significantly impact Navy force readiness and missions. It is much more than just the common cold and is extremely contagious. It is a virus that attacks the respiratory system and has the potential to become severe and life-threatening.

Contracting and Purchase Order Session  Contracting and Purchase Order Session

This year’s Navy Medicine Business Operations Training Symposium (NMBOTS), was held May 22-25, and featured the first Contracting and Purchasing Officer’s Track as part of the agenda.


Generations of Biomedical Engineering Division (Biomed) Maintenance Managers have lived by the philosophy of getting the job done as quickly as possible. Their slogan — “Work Hard, Play Hard” Although this philosophy gets the job done, it sometimes is at the expense Navy Biomedical Equipment Technicians…

mammograms  NMLC Ensures Life Saving Breast Screening Equipment

Many know the month of October is Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What might not be common knowledge is how Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC) supports women’s health and breast cancer prevention. One way NMLC helps is by ordering practically all mammography equipment that land-based Medical Treatment Facilities around the world use to provide life-saving screenings.

antietam  NMLC Examines Early Battlefield Medicine

On a warm fall day in October 2016, civilian and military leaders of the Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC) came together to retrace the footsteps of the confederate and union soldiers that fought in the Maryland Campaign of 1862 culminating at the Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862.

mentorship NMLC Creates Mentorship Program

Navy Commands are mandated to “create, shape, and maintain a positive equal opportunity environment”, and are assessed annually on the cohesiveness of their organization by employing a command climate assessment. The assessment does more than gather information about the state of the workforce; it also allows the workforce to communicate with leadership in a meaningful and impactful manner.

choices Frames of Choice and Five Choices

Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (NOSTRA), Yorktown, Virginia has announced that active duty military members have a newly refreshed selection of eyewear frames to choose from. The Frame of Choice updates were made and are now available, Oct. 17.

jmar Joint Medical Asset Repository



NOSTRA's IRTs Page 2


Pers Personality Features

ast NMLC Active Shooter Training

mtf MTF Support

ls2 LS2(SW) Jossani Josiah

cpo CPO Birthday Celebration

sapr Services join forces to eradicate sexual assault

usmc NEMSCOM DFA Completes Marine Corps Marathon

ai FY-15 Annual Inventory of Personal Property

ele Equipment Life Expectancy: Not the Sole Criteria for Replacing Equipment

msc NMLC Celebrates 68th Medical Service Corps Birthday

sba What’s the Buzz—Small Business Programs

MTC Medical Technology Cybersecurity: Not Easy, but Not Impossible (Part II)

Medical Technology Cybersecurity is a two-part series to identify how to successfully address medical device cybersecurity.
AR Audit Readiness

Resources Directorate contributed an article that highlights the importance of audit readi-ness as it pertains to Navy Medicine’s financial operations.
CED CE Division

The Clinical Engineering Division highlights the Naval Laboratory Equipment Review Board and the Naval Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy Board.
HAR Hazards, Alerts & Recalls

In the interest of patient and operator safety, Naval Medical Logistic Command facilitates and monitors medical material Hazards, Alerts and Recall notifications. Read about that in this article.

NMLC’s Small Business Advisor contributes a very timely article that focuses on the significance of Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) sole source contracts and how they are moving closer to reality.

Lead Contracting Executive News and Notes you will find a variety of information that spans our various Contracts divisions.
MTC MedTech Cybersecurity

Medical Technology Cybersecurity is a two-part series to identify how to successfully address medical device cybersecurity.
DFA DeShazo Reports as DFA

In two separate events, Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC), on Fort Detrick, in Frederick, Maryland, welcomed its new director for administration and then March 1 promoted him to lieutenant commander.
Pirmasens NMLC Pirmasens Sailor Recognized

A Naval Medical Logistics Command Sailor was recognized by Fort Detrick’s commanding general in a ceremony held in Pirmasens, Germany, Jan. 26 for his excellent customer service.
Nemscom NMLC Explores NEMSCOM Capability

The Chief of Naval Operations provided direction for the future of Naval Forces - including Navy Medicine - when he stated, "We need lower cost approaches," and "we need to tailor the ship more to the mission."

The article is located on pages 6 & 7.
LSS Kanban, A LSS Approach

As the delivery of healthcare becomes more complex, the need to manage all of the steps of the supply chain process effiently becomes more important.

The article is located on pages 12 & 13.
Orthopedic More Orthopedic Items

More than 6,000 additional orthopedic items are now available for military medical customers at a discounted price through Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support's e-commerce system.

The article is located on pages 16 & 17.
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