News | Oct. 24, 2017

All Hands on Deck for Navy Birthday Celebration

By Brad Scotten Defense Finance and Accounting Service JBA/CL

Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic addresses the audience. The U.S. Navy celebrated 242 years of service to the country, and the DFAS Cleveland Military Awareness Committee observed the Navy’s birthday last week in the 31st Floor Auditorium. More than 120 employees enjoyed the event.

The theme was “Sea Power to Protect and Promote.” The guest speaker was Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic, Supply Corps, who serves as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio.

The Ceremonial cake was cut and the ship bells were rung to honor the Navy’s Birthday.

The Navy Ceremonial cake was cut by Mr. Karl Bernhardt, DFAS Cleveland Site Support Director, and PO2 Jarrod Brown .The ship bells are rung.

(Top Photo) Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic addresses the audience. (Lower Left Photo) The Navy Ceremonial cake was cut by Mr. Karl Bernhardt, DFAS Cleveland Site Support Director, and PO2 Jarrod Brown . (Lower Right Photo) The ship bells are rung. (Photo Credits: Gene Gambill, DFAS Corporate Communications)