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Aug. 10, 2016

Supply Corps Officers hold annual Professional Development Syposium

The Mid-Atlantic Norfolk Region (RCC MA-NRK) Professional Development (PRODEV) Symposium took place August 6-7 at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Va., with more than 100 Navy Supply Corps (SC) officers in attendance.

Aug. 10, 2016

"Taking Safety to Victory Lane" at National Night Out

On Aug. 2, employees, installation residents, and community gathered for Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual National Night Out. This year’s theme, “Taking Safety to Victory Lane,” was presented through family-oriented activities with the goal of promoting community involvement in preventing crime and drug use, strengthening police and community relations, and encouraging neighborhood camaraderie.

Aug. 10, 2016

What to do in an active shooter event

With the increasing frequency of active shooter events, it's more critical than ever to know the most effective ways to react.

Aug. 9, 2016

Europe distribution center to welcome new deputy

Crimson R. Smith has been selected as deputy commander of DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany.

Aug. 9, 2016

Distribution process owners define roles and responsibilities

The commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, hosted Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch as well as leaders from the military services, combatant commanders and other officials at an executive board meeting at the McNamara Headquarters Complex August 4.

Aug. 9, 2016

Document Services prints on target

When warfighters deploy to combat operations, they rely on skills honed by hours of practice using targets printed by Document Services.

Aug. 8, 2016

Subsistence supports Peshmerga forces fighting ISIL

The Subsistence supply chain is providing food to the Peshmerga forces. The Secretary of Defense said in April that up to $415 million would be allotted to support the Peshmerga, one of the most effective fighting forces against ISIL.

Aug. 8, 2016

Aviation employee takes stewardship, accountability to heart

Stewardship and accountability go hand-in-hand and Joe Hodgson takes it to heart in his daily job. Hodgson works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operation’s Bearings Division and one of his tasks in his job as product specialist is to review potential bearing vendors.

Aug. 8, 2016

Distribution San Joaquin partners with DLA Warfighter Support Representatives to improve support to the Pacific

A key factor in the success of any organization is communication. DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., understands this concept which is why it is partnering with Warfighter Support Representatives throughout DLA Pacific Command through the DLA Pacific Workforce Integration program.

Aug. 8, 2016

Partnership is the goal at Marine Corps/DLA Day event

Senior logistics leaders in the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency met at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Marine Corps/DLA Day July 28.