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Oct. 12, 2018

14th annual Fuels Exchange Agreement Forum

Strengthening NATO relationships and laying the groundwork for new fuel agreements, 13 countries and 64 participants gathered for the 14th annual Fuel Exchange Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sept. 25-27. Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe and Africa has hosted the annual meeting since 2007.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Oct. 3, 2018

Distribution DAT assesses Hurricane Florence damage as clean-up is underway at Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina

DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina was in the direct path of Hurricane Florence. Knowing this, a Distribution Disaster Assessment Team was pre-positioned and prepared to support its North Carolina center prior to, during, and after Florence passed.

Oct. 2, 2018

Workforce must follow rules set by Hatch Act

As local, state and federal elections approach, employees must be aware of the law restricting political expression in the federal workplace, during duty hours, or on federal property at any time. All civilian employees of DLA are required to abide by the Hatch Act of 1939.

Oct. 1, 2018

New DLA mapping process saves money, time while improving support

DLA Information Operations must provide a copy of each of its 165,000-plus maps, charts and other products to the Library of Congress. A DLA team, working with the LOC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, developed a new way to do so that will save taxpayers about $800,000 in the next five years, while making these products more accessible.

Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.

Sept. 27, 2018

DLA provides maternity uniforms that help airmen ‘fit in’ while ‘sticking out’

While the changes in clothing sizes can be a challenge for service members during pregnancy, one Air Force officer said her maternity uniform didn’t compromise her professional appearance or comfort.

Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

Sept. 13, 2018

Air Force marks 71st birthday with themes of trust, commitment

Flying blades, a brass band and remarks from a three-star Air Force deputy chief of staff marked the 71st birthday of the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 12.

Sept. 12, 2018

Fuel supply contingency planning

Stable and reliable fueling facilities are integral to Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s efforts to strengthen the military’s readiness and lethality. But what happens if one of those facilities becomes unavailable? DLA Energy collaborates with the military services across the world to put contingency plans to the test to reduce risk and ensure fuel resiliency for the warfighter.