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Jan. 26, 2016

DSCC conducts active shooter response training

The Whitehall Police Department and Defense Supply Center Columbus teamed up to hold active shooter response training Jan. 14 inside the Building 20 Auditorium. A packed house listened intently as Whitehall SWAT team member Sgt. Chad Huntzinger explained what actions the workforce should take in the immediate moments after an active shooter

Jan. 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime cements legacy of fallen hero

DLA Land and Maritime on Jan. 21 paid a final tribute to one if its own, renaming a newly renovated building to honor a fallen hero, Stephen Byus.

Jan. 22, 2016

First RAB meeting of 2016 held

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s environmental cleanup program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting January 11 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County.DLA Installation Support at Richmond's environmental office conducted the quarterly RAB meeting and provided program updates on groundwater testing results and remediation activities for operable units on center.

Jan. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation Operations Center Phase I construction in full swing

Construction on the new five-story Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is in full swing and a great deal of progress has been made since the groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 15, 2015.

Jan. 21, 2016

Recruits receive new Army uniforms as rollout continues

Army recruits will now join soldiers already wearing the Operational Camouflage Pattern as the rollout of the new Army Combat Uniform continues.

Jan. 21, 2016

Employees encouraged to plan ahead for potential winter storm

Defense Logistics Agency employees are encouraged to start preparing now for what forecasters believe could be a severe, potentially historic snowstorm in the region Friday through Saturday.

Jan. 20, 2016

Susquehanna’s Davis awarded Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

Army Sgt. 1st Class Bradrick Davis, transportation non-commissioned officer in charge at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Distribution Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015 for his performance, outstanding professional skill, knowledge and leadership.

Jan. 20, 2016

DLA Energy awards Army’s first hybrid renewable energy contract

The Army’s energy needs are getting another boost thanks to a first-ever hybrid solar and wind energy contract with projected savings of at least $168 million in energy costs over the next few decades at Fort Hood.

Jan. 19, 2016

Joint Petroleum Seminar emphasizes importance of collaboration, logistics

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy and Joint Chiefs of Staff Logistics hosted its 15th annual Joint Petroleum Seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Jan. 11-13.

Jan. 19, 2016

DLA forging and casting investment continues to provide returns 25 years later

In the early 1990s, Defense Logistics Agency recognized the need to invest in future technology; the agency saw that some once-robust domestic supply chains were disappearing, fragmenting or going overseas. Now, 25-plus years later, the agency’s forging and casting initiative is yielding benefits from knowledge shared by industry, the military services and DLA Aviation.