"I call upon the people of the United States to celebrate theachievements of women and recommit ourselves to the goalof gender equality in this country."The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution toredown the last formal barrier to womens enfranchisement inour Nation and empowered Americas women to have theirvoices heard in the halls of power.""On the 91st anniversary of this landmark in civil rights, wecontinue to uphold the foundational American principlesthat we are all equal, and that each of us deserves a chanceto pursue our dreams." ~President Barack Obama August 28, 2011
1st Female CO of NAVSUP FLCJacksonvilleCAPT Joycelin Saunders, USN, SC CMDCM Teri Zehnacker Commanding Officer Command Master Chief
LCDR Mary Kessler, USN, SC CDR Tyonia BurnsFLC Jacksonville Site Director FLC Jacksonville Site Director (Meridian) (NOLA) CDR Elisabeth Farrell, USN, SC Business Operations Director
Logistics Management Specialists Judith Wills (left) and Nuria McEwen were among thefirst women to occupy this particular occupational field at the NAVSUP Fleet LogisticsCenter Jacksonville (Southeast Regional Maintenance Center).
LS1 (SW/AW) Nicola Canada is a known leader at NAVSUP Fleet LogisticsCenter Jacksonville. She has been recognized as the Command’s Senior Sailorof the Quarter and Sailor of the Year.
Loretta Fudge performs Outgoing/Incoming HHG Inspections at themember’s residence. Fudge also serves as a backup HHG counselor in theabsence of the primary HHG counselor.
Delivering theMail to the FleetLS1 Deborah Byrd readiesofficial mail for placementinto customer post boxes.
Iris Linder is the LHA Project Office Lead at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics CenterJacksonville, SUPSHIP Gulf Coast. There are four Project Office leads which havetraditionally been male-dominated positions. Linder was promoted to this position due toher extensive knowledge of the LHD/LHA programs. She coordinates all activity betweenthe SSGC LHD/LHA Program Office and NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville Code 500H in
LS1 Kishieka Hadnot verifies a shipping documentation for an AviationDepot Level Repairable carcass being shipped in support of the Navyselectronic Retrograde Management System (eRMS).
Deputy Site Director Laura McLaughlin discusses paperwork for materialreceived in the Corpus Christi,Texas warehouse with Tom Trochlell, whileJoanie Deets watches on the forklift behind in the background.
Fort Worth-based LS1 Cynthia Martinez inspects a piece of official mailfor potential suspicious markings prior to authorizing on-base delivery.
MAKING CUSTOMERSUPPORT #1 AT SERMCNAVSUP FLC JacksonvilleSailors FC2 CourtneyOrtega (left) and LS2Shanterrius Wright haveboth been in the Navy fornearly five years.There are nearly 63,000women, active andreserve, serving in ourNavy today.Additionally, nearly 50,000women serve across ourNavy in a wide range ofspecialties as civilianemployees.
NAVSUP FLC JACKSONVILLE’S FT. WORTH-BASEDWOMEN PROVIDE OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SUPPORT.
MM2 Crystal McTighe is an active member of theNAVSUP FLC Jacksonville Key West-based CryogenicTechnician team that delivers more than 28,000 gallonsof liquid oxygen (LOX) and liquid nitrogen (LIN) tomore than 15 squadrons.
MORE NOTABLE FLC JACKSONVILLE WOMEN• NOLA Command Master Chief LSCM Kathleen Zaloudek• Diane Moll, Deputy Site Director @ Key West• Nancy Morgan, Deputy Director of Supply Management• Tammy Bair, Deputy Director of Contracts• Gwendolyn Hall, Supply Systems Management THANK YOU TO EACH AND EVERY WOMAN WORKING AT NAVSUP FLEET LOGISTICS CENTER JACKSONVILLE. YOU PROVIDE OUTSTANDING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO OUR CUSTOMERS EVERY SINGLE DAY, AND THIS IS JUST ONE MORE REASON WHY THIS PARTICULAR FLC SHINES SO BRIGHT.
Alice Paul, leader of the National Woman’s Party, unfurled the completedRatification Flag in Washington D.C. in August 1920 to celebrate passage of the19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women nationally theright to vote. (Credit: Library of Congress/”Winning the Vote”)