NAVSUP FLC Sigonella Sailor Recognized as Sailor of the Year

Story Number: NNS171120-07Release Date: 11/20/2017 9:32:00 AM
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By Tia Nichole McMillen, NAVSUP FLC Sigonella Public Affairs Officer

NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY REDZIKOWO, Poland (NNS) -- Logistics Specialist 1st Class Jeremy M. Flennasprague was selected as the Sailor of the Year while serving on board Naval Support Facility (NSF) Redzikowo, located in Redzikowo, Poland.

"The title 'Sailor of the Year' at any command is a great honor for a Sailor, and is something that is earned, not won," said Command Senior Chief Jason Stevenor. "Petty Officer Flennasprague's hard work, determination and commitment to helping Sailors, reinforced that he earned that title, and his continual efforts show that he has a great naval career ahead of him."

As a logistics specialist, Flennasprague's job includes custom clearing for all materials and managing the housing and personnel property shipping program. Additionally, he is the command's sexual assault prevention and response point of contact.

"Earning the Sailor of the Year award means that I have reached another step in my career," said Flennasprague. "It reminds me to make sure I am helping fellow Sailors reach their goals as well."

Flennasprague joined the Navy to better his life and see the world. He has served in the Navy for eight years, and has ambitions to continue serving as a logistics specialist and one day be commissioned as a supply officer.

He thanked his wife who stays strong while remaining at home in Connecticut. They are expecting their first child in May.

"Being stationed in Poland has been an exciting experience where I was able to make friendships that will last a lifetime," said Flennasprague.

Flennasprague will continue to serve at NSF Redzikowo until March of 2018. Following his current assignment, he will report to Medical Supply Logistics Company 1st Supply Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California.

U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella is one of eight fleet logistics centers under NAVSUP, which provides supplies, services, and quality-of-life support to the Navy and joint warfighter. With headquarters in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and employing a diverse, worldwide workforce of more than 22,500 military and civilian personnel, NAVSUP oversees logistics programs in the areas of supply operations, conventional ordnance, contracting, resale, fuel, transportation, and security assistance. In addition, NAVSUP is responsible for food service, postal services, Navy Exchanges, and movement of household goods.

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Logistics Specialist First Class Jeremy Flennasprague Named Sailor of the Year
Redzikowo, Poland (Nov. 9, 2017). Logistics Specialist First Class Jeremy Flennasprague, assigned to Naval Support Facility (NSF) Redzikowo, is recognized as the command™s Sailor of the Year. NSF Redzikowo is the Navy™s newest installation, and the first U.S. installation in Poland. Its operations enable the responsiveness of U.S. and allied forces in support of Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia™s (NAVEURAFSWA) mission to provide services to the Fleet, Fighter, and Family. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Mary Sanford/Released)
November 20, 2017
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