Having served in the United States Navy for more than 30 years, retired Rear Admiral (RADM) David F. Baucom was responsible for overseeing logistics operations and supply chain management related to strategic planning for the Navy. David Baucom served in a variety of leadership positions both ashore and afloat, including being the pre-commissioning supply officer for the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).
Commissioned to be the cornerstone of the Navy’s Carrier Strike Group, the USS Ronald Reagan CVN 76 publishes its own newsletter, known as the Seventy Sixer, to provide information and assistance for Navy personnel assigned to the USS Ronald Reagan, as well as promote the ship’s activities to the military and the general public.
The Seventy Sixer features biographies of individual military personnel who serve or have served on the aircraft carrier, articles covering new technology and weaponry, and information regarding U.S. naval bases in foreign countries and details about rules of conduct while visiting such locations. The newsletter also covers general topics such as military benefits and assistance for military families.