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DLA Energy overcomes challenges to supply fuel in Afghanistan
09/22/2014
DLA Energy faces myriad challenges when supplying fuel to forces in Afghanistan. Along with the standard logistics of transporting fuel, the physical geography and the wartime operating environment are two of the biggest unique difficulties to overcome.
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Reporting suspicious behavior critical to stopping insider threats
09/19/2014
When dealing with potential insider threats, it’s crucial to report things that are out of the ordinary to the appropriate personnel, a senior special agent from the FBI’s Washington Field Office told McNamara Headquarters Complex employees Sept. 17.
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DLA civilian employee killed in line of duty in Afghanistan
09/18/2014
A DLA civilian employee deployed from DLA Land and Maritime, in Columbus, Ohio, died in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16 when a car bomb was detonated near his location. Stephen Byus, 39, was a resolution specialist supervisor with Maritime Supplier Operations.
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DLA director: Logistics flexibility crucial to responding to challenges
09/18/2014
Logistics flexibility is crucial to responding to emerging challenges in an uncertain global environment, Defense Logistics Agency Director Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek told Air Force, government and industry representatives Sept. 16 in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Harnitchek urges communication with clothing and textiles industry partners
09/17/2014
What started as a small discussion forum has grown into an important decision-making opportunity, Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek said Sept. 12 during a Captains of Industry meeting focused on clothing and textiles.
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DLA scrap efforts in Afghanistan top billion-pound mark
09/15/2014
Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services personnel have handled more than 1 billion pounds of scrap during operations in Afghanistan since the organization’s first full site stood up in 2005. Receipt of scrap started at a single initial site.
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Employees encouraged to stay vigilant during National Preparedness Month
09/12/2014
Maintaining awareness while recognizing and reporting unusual behavior is the best defense against becoming a terrorist target, the McNamara Headquarters Complex’s antiterrorism officer told employees during a National Preparedness Month seminar Sept. 10.
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Pentagon survivor shares 9/11 experience, promotes preparedness
09/11/2014
The scars are just one of several reminders that take retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Grunewald back to Sept. 11, 2001. Grunewald spoke to McNamara Headquarters Complex employees about his experiences that day during a Patriot Day observance Sept. 10.
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McLeod: Air Force history marked by innovation that continues today
09/10/2014
The history of the Air Force is one of finding new ways to solve problems old and new, DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark McLeod said Sept. 9 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex during a celebration of the service’s 67th birthday.
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DLA Pacific team supports massive U.S.-Republic of Korea exercise
09/09/2014
Defense Logistics Agency Pacific Korea team members provided simulated logistics support to U.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Pacific Command and interagency partners in the Republic of Korea during a massive computer-based exercise in the latter half of August.
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