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Feb. 5, 2016

Norfolk’s Hayes receives Employee of the Quarter Award

Christina Hayes, safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has received DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter award for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her administration of the safety, environmental, and occupational health programs at one of Norfolk’s detachment locations in Portsmouth, Va.

Feb. 5, 2016

Bahrain distribution center participates in Army Watercraft testing mission

Due to an increase in responsibilities, DLA Distribution Bahrain was looking to tap into agency resources within the region, coordinating with DLA Disposition Kuwait to determine if demilitarization capabilities existed within its local mission. At the same time and as part of the process to establish the Trans Arabian Network, DLA Support Team - Kuwait was looking for opportunities to test the Army Watercraft mission.

Feb. 4, 2016

Oklahoma City’s deputy director retires after 54-year career

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., deputy director Augustus Mays, Jr., has retired from federal service after a 54-year career.

Feb. 3, 2016

Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise at DLA Distribution

University students from Penn State, Lock Haven, and Bucknell Reserve Officers Training Corps programs, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jan. 29 to discuss how the organization delivers effective logistics solutions to customers around the globe. The visit was part of the ROTC Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise aimed to enhance cadets ‘professional experience and leadership skills

Feb. 2, 2016

Former DLA Disposition Services deployer memorialized

A building at DLA Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio, has been named in honor of the late Stephen F. Byus, who was killed in action in 2014. Byus deployed twice to Southwest Asia as a mobilized Navy Reserve sailor serving with DLA Disposition Services.

Feb. 2, 2016

What DLA Disposition Services Really Does

A cargo truck once used by the military finds new life as a firefighting vehicle for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources thanks to the mission of DLA Disposition Services.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA equipment helps rescue hikers

The weather was real. The hikers were really lost. While it wasn’t a reality show there is a star in this story, a cat from DLA.

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA Aviation spotlight: Jeff Wyatt

Jeffrey Wyatt, a procurement contract officer working for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, awards contracts for aircraft spare parts supporting the warfighter.

Feb. 2, 2016

Land and Maritime Blog Tag List

This is the post for establishing Land and Maritime's blog tags.