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Oct. 17, 2018

Globetrotting logistics champion Jerry Brown retires after 36 years

Kuwait, Guam, Italy, Bahrain, Turkey, Germany: Each poses its own unique logistics challenges and, during his storied career, Jerry “JB” Brown tackled them all.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.

Oct. 16, 2018

Puget Sound increases contracting awards nearly 50 percent, awarding small businesses millions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment achieved a 43 percent increase in contracting actions this year. The contracting division executed more than $103 million in contract awards during fiscal year 2018 in support of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, an increase of nearly 50 percent over FY17.

Oct. 16, 2018

First quarterly DFSP site visit, Andrews AFB

A firsthand glimpse at where the fuel comes in, where it is stored, how it is tested and transferred through underground pipelines is an important part of understanding Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s mission.

Oct. 16, 2018

DLA Troop Support’s Joint Reserve Force meets with commander at inaugural town hall event

Reservists assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were recognized for their role in the Troop Support mission and provided insights on the fiscal 2019 Campaign Plan at the first Joint

Oct. 16, 2018

Distribution employee participates in 40th Annual BIG Conference

Tish Thompson, supply specialist with DLA Distribution’s Further Operations directorate and member of the DLA Distribution Headquarters Multicultural team, recently attended the Blacks in Government 40th Annual National Training Institute held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme this year’s event was “Leveraging Your Professional Attributes for Sustained Growth and Development”.

Oct. 16, 2018

Agency software consolidation, cloud migration save costs, boost warfighter support

The effort to update, consolidate and standardize software across the Defense Logistics Agency, known as “application rationalization,” is helping the agency improve cybersecurity, lower costs and streamline its operating environments.

Oct. 15, 2018

Coolest job in the Air Force, in a manner of speaking

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Oxygen begins to boil at -297 degrees Fahrenheit and will freeze at around -361 degrees Fahrenheit — in between these two temperatures you have oxygen in liquid form. Handling liquid oxygen, also known as LOX, can be very dangerous and is done on a daily basis by the crew chiefs at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

Oct. 15, 2018

Navy birthday celebration unites leaders, shipmates

McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations celebrated the Navy's 243rd birthday Oct. 11.

Oct. 15, 2018

DLA Distribution ready for the 2018 Flu Season

Flu season is upon us and DLA Distribution is ready for it. It is the most predominant yearly obligation for the Shelf Life Special Commodities team here, with the season typically beginning in June.