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Captain Joseph D. "Doug" Noble
Supply Corps, United States Navy
Commanding Officer
Navy Supply Corps School

Commanding Officer

Captain Noble took command of the Navy Supply Corps School in Newport, RI, on July 15, 2016. A 1989 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Doug was commissioned a Navy Supply Corps Officer in May 1989. He has also earned a Master of Science in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University.

He has served in a variety of operational, fleet support and supply chain management positions which provided him with extensive logistics experience. At sea, he has been assigned as Supply Officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71); Supply Officer, USS Ulysses S. Grant (SSBN 631 BLUE); Supply Officer, USS Charlotte (SSN 766); and Stock Control Officer, USS Independence (CV 62). Ashore, his assignments include Assistant Business Officer, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan; Career Counselor and Assistant Officer Community Manager, Office of Supply Corps Personnel; Customer Operations Department Head, Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia; Distribution Division Action Officer, Logistics Directorate, Joint Staff (J-4); Supply Programs and Policy Branch Head, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N412); Strategic Programs Division Chief (J351), Defense Logistics Agency and Executive Officer, Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters. While assigned to DLA HQ he was also deployed to Afghanistan as the Commander, DLA Support Team – Afghanistan (DST-A). Prior to his arrival at NSCS, his most recent assignment was at Naval Supply Systems Command where he served as the Assistant Commander for Supply Operations and Logistics Policy (NAVSUP N3/4).

He was selected as the Joint Staff (J-4) Action Officer of the Year for 2008 and was the Navy League’s Distinguished Graduate from Naval Postgraduate School in 2000. His personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) and Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards). He is a qualified Submarine Supply Corps Officer and Naval Aviation Supply Officer. Additionally he is a Level III Joint Qualified Officer and a member of the Navy Acquisition Professional Community.


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Commander Edward D. Pidgeon
Supply Corps, United States Navy
Executive Officer
Navy Supply Corps School

Executive Officer

A native of Jermyn, Pa., CDR Pidgeon was commissioned in the Navy Supply Corps following graduation from the United States Naval Academy in May 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. He also holds a masters’ degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.

CDR Pidgeon currently serves as Executive Officer of the Navy Supply Corps School. His previous position was as the Supply Officer onboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). As Supply Officer, he managed the day to day operations of the Supply Department in direct support of ship’s crew, embarked staff and Air Wing.

Pidgeon’s other sea tours include duties as assistant supply officer of USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and USS Bataan (LHD 5) and supply officer of USS Hayler (DD 997).

His shore assignments included serving as Program Objective Memorandum Development Officer, Chief of Naval Operations, Programming Division (OPNAV N80); Executive Assistant to the Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) and Chief of Supply Corps; Logistics Operations Officer and Executive Assistant to the Director of Logistics and Engineering (J4), United States Northern Command, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Defense Naval Acquisition and Contracting Officer (DNACO) at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Va., the lead supply center for aviation within the Defense Logistics Agency.

His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal(4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various other unit and personal commendations. He is a qualified Naval Aviation Supply Officer, Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer and Joint Qualified Officer.


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LSC Jeffrey L. Howell
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Navy Supply Corps School

Command Master Chief

LSC Howell reported to his current assignment at the Navy Supply Corps School, Newport, R.I., in December 2014 as the Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) and Reserve Programs Instructor.

On July 25, 2001 he enlisted in the Naval Reserves under the Advanced Pay Grade program at Naval Reserve Center Tampa, Florida attached to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 11, Charlie Company.

In January 2004 he was activated and mobilized to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom attached to COMNAVELSF FWD “A”. During that mobilization he submitted a package to convert to the Full Time Support (FTS) program and was accepted.

On March 15, 2005 he reported to the Naval Air Reserves (NAR) Atlanta. While there he volunteered to go Individual Augmentation (IA) to Iraq from February of 2007 to May 2008.

In October of 2008 he reported for duty onboard the USS Boone (FFG-28). He served as the Supply Department LPO and he earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin. He remained onboard until the ship decommissioned in February of 2012.

In March 2012 he reported for duty to Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic New Orleans. Upon arrival he immediately filled the role as Aviation Support Division’s Leading Petty Officer. While stationed in New Orleans he was advanced to Chief Petty Officer in 2013.

LSC Howell is authorized to wear the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 Stars), Good Conduct Medal (3 Stars), Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (M Device), Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Rifle Expert Medal, and numerous campaign and service ribbons.


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