30 Jan '18, 10pm
#USSBoxer supply department sets record score on certification assessment:
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) passed the Supply Management Certification (SMC) 1.1 assessment Jan. 26, with the highest recorded SMC 1.1 score of any ship in the Pacific Fleet - 95.73 percent. This certification makes Boxer the first ship to ever qualify for certification without remediation, and comes just one week after passing Light Off Assessment. SMC is a comprehensive inspection administered by Afloat Training Group (ATG) - Pacific that evaluated Boxer's Supply department in general stores, food services, retail operations, hazardous material handling and postal operations. "I cannot be more proud of the Boxer Supply Department for this achievement," said Capt. Benjamin J. Allbritton, Boxer's commanding officer. "The Supply leadership had a clear vision of success, and their Sailors completely bought into it. Success is very addictive, ...