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March 14, 2016

DSCC celebrates Black History Month

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American History recognition program provided both entertainment and education as Mr. Charles Tennant, Sr. shared his extensive knowledge of history to a packed auditorium during its February 24 Black History Month observance. During his introduction Navy Rear Admiral John King, DLA Land and Maritime

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

March 11, 2016

Army senior enlisted advisors visit DLA Energy

More than just fuel was the theme of a meeting between Defense Logistics Agency personnel and Army senior enlisted advisors at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, March 8.Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims,

March 11, 2016

Yokosuka employee’s quick thinking saves a life

On a recent evening, Osamu Takaura, a cargo shipment clerk at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Sasebo detachment, happened upon an apartment in his neighborhood where he noticed black smoke coming from the roof.

March 11, 2016

Army, DLA officials plan way ahead for equipment reductions, sustained readiness

Defense Logistics Agency leaders outlined how the agency will continue assisting the Army as it removes more than 2 million pieces of equipment from its inventory, during an Army/DLA Day event at the Pentagon March 8.

March 10, 2016

DSCR participates in statewide tornado drill March 22

Devastating tornadoes hit Virginia Feb. 24, killing three in Waverly and another in Appomattox County, and injuring multiple people in Tappahannock.  The storms left families, neighborhoods and communities in destruction that will take months and years to rebuild. Tornadoes can happen anytime, anywhere, with little or no warning.  Knowing what to

March 10, 2016

FRCSE Wins CNO Environmental Award

Support from the local DLA Disposition Services site helped a Navy readiness center earn top marks for its environmental program.

March 10, 2016

Puget Sound’s Lacy wins employee of the quarter award

Lula Lacy, supply technician at DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her technical expertise, work ethic and professional drive.

March 10, 2016

Pearl Harbor’s Distribution Support Staff team selected for Commanders Mission Impact Award

DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii’s Distribution Support Staff Team was awarded the Commander’s Mission Impact – Team Award for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

March 10, 2016

DLA leaders welcome JCS senior enlisted advisor

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders hosted the new senior enlisted advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff March 8 at DLA headquarters.DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch and the agency’s senior enlisted advisor, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin, engaged Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell in a discussion of how DLA can fine-tune its