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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.

Feb. 1, 2016

Richmond quality assurance specialist named DLA Aviation’s December Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s December Employee of the Month (EOM) is Russ Garzon. He serves as a quality assurance specialist for DLA Aviation Engineering Directorate’s Value Engineering Team at Richmond, Virginia. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented Garzon the award during a ceremony Jan. 28.

Feb. 1, 2016

Korea’s Audit Readiness Team named Mission Impact Team of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Korea’s Audit Readiness Team has been awarded the Mission Impact Team of the Quarter award for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.