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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 William J. Barich
Supply Corps, United States Navy
Executive Officer
Navy Supply Corps School

Executive Officer

Cmdr. Barich, a native of Anchorage, Alaska, was commissioned as an ensign through Officer Candidate School in 1998. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Management) from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and he graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School with a master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance).

At sea, Barich served as sales officer, cargo officer and hazardous material officer aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); supply officer aboard USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49), with the supply department earning the Blue “E” award for supply excellence; and assistant chief of staff for logistics (N41) for Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, where he planned and executed logistics support for the ESG and transiting amphibious readiness groups in support of theater operational plans, joint exercises and employments. He also had afloat supply program oversight and mentorship for nine forward-deployed naval forces ships, one helicopter squadron, and one naval beach unit.

His shore tours include service at the tactical, operational and strategic levels with a variety of units. He served as assistant aviation supply department officer, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet; lead flying hour programmer, U.S. Pacific Fleet; and joint logistics planner, U.S. Northern Command, where he participated in numerous Department of Defense response efforts, including the Deep Water Horizon oil spill and an earthquake disaster in Haiti. He was operations officer, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Global Logistics Support – Ammunition, and the lead on the Stakeholder Support Team, NAVSUP, where his team was responsible for the interface between NAVSUP and external stakeholders in resolving supply chain management challenges.

Barich completed a seven-month individual augmentee deployment to Afghanistan serving as the Task Force Cincinatus S-1/S-4 officer to the 23rd Chemical Battalion’s missions within Bagram and four additional provinces.

He reported as executive officer, Navy Supply Corps School in May 2018.

Barich is a qualified surface warfare supply corps officer and aviation supply corps officer. His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal among various other unit and campaign awards. Barich received the 2003 Vice Adm. Robert F. Batchelder award for his contribution to supply readiness aboard USS Robert G. Bradley.


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LSC(EXW/SW/AW) Arthur R. Wasilewski
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Navy Supply Corps School

Senior Enlisted Advisor

Chief Logistics Specialist Arthur Wasilewski immigrated to Brooklyn, New York, from Hannover, Germany, at the age of one. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, he graduated from Classical High School in 2000. He entered the Delayed Entry Program in 2002, and after completing basic training in April 2003, he attended Storekeeper (SK) “A” School in Meridian, Mississippi, finishing near the top of his class. He is designated a specialist in expeditionary, surface and aviation warfare.

At sea, he served as the junior SK, as well as the lead SK during a chief’s billet gap, with Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Crew Exultant aboard USS Pioneer (MCM 9) in Ingleside, Texas; he executed two proof-of-concept crew swaps to USS Dexterous (MCM 13) in Manama, Bahrain. Aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Norfolk, Virginia, he worked as shipping and receiving leading petty officer, security watch commander, and Carrier Strike Group 2 forward beach detachment leading petty officer; he had the privilege of taking out the last of the Nimitz-class carriers on her first two deployments.

His shore tours include service with the Operations Maintenance Department onboard Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, in support of the base’s lone P-3 aircraft until it decommissioned and then with the Air Terminal Operations Center as a ramp handler; and as a canvass recruiter at Navy Recruiting Station Worcester, Massachusetts, and as leads coordinator at Navy Recruiting District New England headquarters, Boston.

Wasilewski also served an operational tour with Naval Special Warfare Group 2 Logistics and Support Unit, Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he deployed with Naval Special Warfare Group 1 in support of Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Iraq and then after as the supply officer for Naval Special Warfare Training Det. 2.

Wasilewski reported as senior enlisted advisor, Navy Supply Corps School in February 2017.

His personal decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), Good Conduct Medal (three awards), and various unit and campaign awards.


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