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Excess oil to support South Carolina forestry equipment
Excess hydraulic oil from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, will help Caterpillar D4K2 Firefighting Dozers used by the South Carolina Forestry Commission deal with the extreme conditions that occur during while putting out fires, which can damage to hydraulic hoses and fittings.
March 3, 2021 - More than 800 gallons of excess hydraulic oil no longer needed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, will now help sustain equipment used by the South Carolina Forestry Commission to fight fires.

Vice director retires after 35-year DLA career
Defense Logistics Agency Vice Director Mike Scott retires Feb. 26, 2021, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, after a 35-year career with DLA, working for 12 different directors.
Feb. 26, 2021 - The employee who spends an entire career working for one organization is a rarity these days, but Defense Logistics Agency Vice Director Mike Scott did just that. He retired Feb. 26, 2021, after a 35-year career with DLA, working for 12 different directors.

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi – supporting warfighters and saving sea turtles
Hundreds of green sea turtles, rescued from freezing water in the Corpus Christi Bay surrounding Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, line the floor of the receiving bay at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021. Submitted photo.
Feb. 26, 2021 - When cold water temperatures in the Corpus Christi Bay surrounding Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, proved too cold for endangered green sea turtles, DDCT team members joined community members to rescue them.

DLA Distribution Norfolk delivers COVID-19 vaccines to USS Eisenhower during winter storm
NORFOLK, Virginia (Feb. 13, 2021) – Ensign Andrew Masters from receives the COVID-19 vaccine aboard Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), Feb. 13, 2021. Monterey is currently pier side at Naval Station Norfolk conducting routine maintenance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chelsea Palmer)
Feb. 25, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners ensured delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Navy ships despite a historic mid-February deep freeze that delivered snow and ice throughout the southern United States.

Senior executive fosters relationships, selfless service
DLA Information Operations PEO Adarryl Roberts takes pride in personal and professional relationships as well as countless African Americans' contributions. He has worked at DLA Headquarters since 2010.
Feb. 25, 2021 - DLA Information Operations PEO Adarryl Roberts, who manages over 100 of DLA's automated information systems, has been an SES at DLA Headquarters since November 2019. He reflects on the importance of relationships and thoughtful leadership during Black History Month.

DLA Energy responds to arctic weather in Texas
A Defense Logistics Agency Energy-contracted fuel truck is checked in at Regional Support Area Dallas, Texas, to support Federal Emergency Management Agency and first responders with winter grade diesel and gasoline. DLA Energy Task Force Americas coordinated with the FEMA National Response Coordination Center within 48 hours to synchronize fuel contractors and deliver fuel to three regional support areas in Texas. DLA Energy Task Force Americas is a team of first responders who manage FEMA’s contingency fuel contract under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Photo courtesy of DLA Energy Americas East
Feb. 25, 2021 - A week of frigid weather across Texas didn’t stop DLA Energy Americas East team from supplying fuel in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s call for help.

DLA Distribution Anniston kicks off mentorship program
Members of the recently formed mentorship program at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, visit a local FedEx facility to gain valuable insight and understand potential tactics, techniques and procedures that can be leveraged at DDAA.
Feb. 25, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, instituted a mentorship program four months ago as part of an enduring effort to get “To great.” The primary goal of the program is to leverage a proven approach to accelerate leadership and employee development, while increasing retention, employee engagement and buy-in, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and increasing productivity.

DLA senior enlisted leader shares personal story, advice on The Rap talk show
Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O'Neal, DLA's senior enlisted leader, shares her career journey with DLA Video Producer Nutan Chada in the third edition of The Rap talk show Feb. 23, 2021.
Feb. 24, 2021 - DLA's senior enlisted leader shares her journey from “rowdy teenage girl” in East Point, Georgia, to jumping out of airplanes in the latest edition of The Rap talk show.

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