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Maritime Logistics Community News : December 2008
NAVY SUPPLY NEWSLETTER SPRING 2008 3 EdIToRIALBoARd Chairman CMDR L.J. Batchler, RAN Assistant Director of Navy Professional Requirements (Supply) Members Supply Advisory Council Editor SBLT N.L. Connew, RAN Staff Officer to Head of Supply Community Published by Walsh Media Pty Ltd Suite 908, 343 Little Collins Street MELBOURNE vIC 3000 Phone: 03 9670 6154 Advertising equiries Contact David Walsh on Phone: 03 9670 6154 Email: email@example.com deadline For Autumn 2009 Edition 13 March 2009 Contributions should be sent to: The Editor, Navy Supply Newsletter Level 9, Defence Plaza Sydney 270 Pitt Street SYDNEY NSW 2000 email: NavySupply.Newsletter@defence.gov.au CoNTENTS Message from Head of Supply Community: Commodore Bob Richards 1 From the Editor’s Desk: SBLT Natasha Connew Supply Awards & Qualifications Supply Promotions & Farewells 2008 Supply Community Conference Directorate of Naval Professional Requirement RAN Supply School SUAC and SOAC Training for 2007/2008 Captain Chris Percival, AM, RAN Annual Memorial Award Naval Stores Writer Training Australian Defence Force School of Catering The Poster’s Page Postcards from North East Asia Storbies up Top Sailors Career Management Page 4 5 6 7 8 14 15 18 19 20 22 23 24 28 29 Logistics in the Iraqi Army: The Good Oil Reflections of Baghdad Flexible Work Practices at Sea – An Alternate Approach Post Charge Supply Officer Career Opportunities Navy Cooks and Stewards Win Awards in Salon Culinaire “Restaurant of Champions” Competition A Day at DSCM Fleet Base East The First Two Months as an Assistant Supply Officer… HMAS MELBOURNE AT OP RESOLUTE Rimpac 2008 on the USS Kitty Hawk (Cv 63) Rollout of Slims 2007 Logistic Support at DNSDC Moorebank 30 34 36 38 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 Maritime Systems Division Operations Cell – A Junior Sailor’s Perspective 47 Support Chain Transformation – A British Approach Annual Supply Mess Dinner WA Pussers Annual Tennis Challenge Naval Supply History 48 50 51 52 The attention of advertisers is drawn to the Trade Practices Act 1974, the provisions in the Act that apply to advertising and/or any other relevant State legislation. It is not possible for the Board of Management to ensure that advertisements which are published in this magazine comply in all respects with the Act and/or any relevant State legislation and the responsibility must therefore be on the person, company or advertising agency submitting the advertisement for publication. Both Walsh Media Pty Ltd and the Navy Editorial Board of Management reserve the right to refuse any advertisement without stating the reason. distribution To be added to the distribution list contact the Editor. Cover: L-R LSSN Smith and LSSN Whyte in vladivostok; SMNWTR Clubb and CHAP Senini with Santa onboard HMAS MELBOURNE; R2D2 and 3 CPOs (CPOWTR Bob Brimson, CPOWTR Anne White and CPOWTR Wayne Swift). ISSN 0816-4258 Navy Supply Newsletter Copyright© Commonwealth of Australia 1998 disclaimer The Navy Supply Newsletter is the journal for the Royal Australian Navy Supply Community. The content and advertisements, and the opinions of the authors do not necessarily reflect service policy and, unless otherwise stated, should not be constructed as Orders, Instruction or Directives or endorsing a company service product or enterprise.