Military Bios

Rear Admiral Daniel H. Stone:

Military Branch:United States Navy
Position: Supply Corps Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Chief of Supply Corps
Rear Admiral Daniel H. Stone became Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and 43rd Chief of Supply Corps in July 2004. As such he commands a worldwide work force of over 24,000 military and civilian personnel in providing a broad array of logistics support and retail services to U.S. and allied naval forces. As Chief of Supply Corps he is responsible for community management of over 3,800 active and Reserve Supply Corps officers and over 32,000 active and Reserve enlisted personnel.
Commissioned as an ensign in the United States Navy upon graduation from Villanova University in 1971, Rear Adm. Stone attended Naval Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga.
At sea, he served as supply officer of the aircraft carrier, USS Ranger (CV 61), 1987-89, and the nuclear guided missile cruiser, USS Long Beach (CGN 9) from 1982-84; and as the aviation supply officer aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Constellation (CV 64) from 1976-78. He is qualified as a naval aviation supply officer.
Rear Adm. Stone's shore assignments have included Director of Logistics and Engineering for North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command, 2002-2004; Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordinance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hi., 2001-2002; Director, Logistics Operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., 2000-2001; Commander, Defense Logistics Support Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., 1999-2000; Commander, Defense Supply Center Richmond 1997-1999; Deputy Commander for Fleet Logistics Operations, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa., 1995-1997; Force Supply Officer, Commander, Naval Air Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego, Calif., 1993-95; Director, Supply Policy and Financial Management, Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, D.C., 1991-93; Director, Navy Stock Fund, Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C., 1989-91; Director, Inventory Control, Naval Supply Center, San Diego, Calif., 1984-87; Material Officer, Naval Air Rework Facility, North Island, Calif., 1980-82; F-14 Weapons Manager, Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia, Pa., 1974-76; and Aviation Support Officer, Naval Air Station, Cubi Point, Republic of the Philippines, 1972-74.
Rear Adm. Stone holds a Master's of Science degree in business administration from the University of Florida. His decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with Two Gold Stars, the Navy Meritorious Service Medal with three gold stars and various personal and command awards.
Updated: 27 July 2004


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