The men and women of Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Sigonella (FISCSI
) have distinguished themselves through exceptional service by delivering responsive, tailorable, and deployable combat logistics support to warfighters throughout Southwest Asia, Africa, and Europe.
To date, the FISCSI
Site Bahrain ESG Support Unit, collocated with Commander Task Force 53 (CTF-53) logistics planners at the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain Aviation Unit (AVUNIT), has supported more than 220 transiting ESG personnel, more than 35,000 pounds of mail, and handled requisitions for more than 15,000 line items, including more than 600 Casualty Report's and 4,500 TP2/ TP3 requisitions with 100 percent accountability of all material.
Elliott, SC, USN Operations Other than War Branch Head, FISCSI
, Contracting Detachment Naples
"The apprehension of these individuals can be credited to FISCSI
's robust working relationship with USPIS and JMPA-ATL and intensive postal offense/force protection training at each postal facility throughout the FISCSI
AOR [area of responsibility]," said Jeffrey Gibbs, FISCSI
's regional Postal Director.
has provided all the packaging and labeling supplies needed in addition to a weighing scale, at the NEX kiosk for personnel to mail their items.
Africa Command theaters, said FISCSI
Contracting Director, CAPT Drew Mullin.
The LSC FISCSI
Site Bahrain also provides other logistics support based on their extensive expertise.
In the coming months, FISCSI
will be supporting the deployment of GFS in an old frontier that is emerging as an area of high interest--GoG off the coast of Western Africa.
"Camp Lemonier was turned over by the Marine Corps to the Navy in the summer of 2006," explained LT Christian Booth, FISCSI
supply operations officer.
The fleet support representatives of Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Sigonella (FISCSI
) Detachment Bahrain and Site Dubai meet ships deployed to the Southwest Asia area of responsibility (AOR) with a welcome package, a handshake, and a business card.
On hand to brief the forum on Sigonella capabilities and logistics was CAPT Joe Stuyvesant, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station Sigonella (NASSIG), CAPT John Camuso, Commanding Officer, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Sigonella (FISCSI
), as well as CDR Mark Semmler, Commander, DDSI.
The changes brought about by the transformation were sometimes difficult and stressful, but the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Sigonella (FISCSI
) Detachment London postal team not only faced and managed these challenges with enthusiasm, but also created opportunities to improve existing operations and save money in the process.