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Oct. 10, 2017

Puerto Rico Response Continues With More Than 13,000 Personnel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues to respond to deadly hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, with 13,229 personnel now on the island and medical support operations ongoing aboard the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort.

Oct. 10, 2017

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14: Every second counts, plan 2 ways out

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14 and to kick it off, our Fire and Emergency Services personnel handed out a pamphlet on smoke alarm safety as a reminder to help keep employees safe at work and at home.

Oct. 10, 2017

ANAD teamwork ensures completion of OSVs

From 1,000 meters away, they look a lot like Russian combat vehicles. Yet, they are all-American and have recently been spotted moving throughout the shops of Anniston Army Depot.

Oct. 10, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime recieves recognition for winning the 2017 Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence Award

Navy Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic, DLA Land and Maritime commander, accepts legislative recognition resolutions from State Senator Kevin Bacon and Representative Richard Brown during a meeting of the Columbus Region Defense Group.

Oct. 10, 2017

Agency’s first forum with Corps of Engineers proves successful

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency welcomed leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders to the inaugural USACE/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 28, to explore mutual goals and capabilities.

Oct. 9, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Columbus Day Message

In a few days, we will observe Columbus Day commemorating Christopher Columbus’ first landing in the New World 525 years ago. Great perseverance, dedication, and courage defined this expedition and those who sailed on this landmark voyage.

Oct. 8, 2017

Distributing Food, Water Remains Top Priority, Puerto Rico Governor Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The distribution of food and water remains the top priority in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference in San Juan.

Oct. 8, 2017

Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

With recent hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes, there is no downtime from adversaries when donations are sent for relief work due to a natural disaster. Adversaries will design malicious emails that are used in social engineering attacks. The emails, also known as phishing attacks, are a form of social engineering.

Oct. 6, 2017

Carolynn Michel inducted as the 2017 HoF recipient

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation inducted its 35th Hall of Fame recipient, Carolynn Michel during the 2017 awards ceremony Sept. 27, in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Michel retired in 2015 as DLA Aviation’s deputy director of Business Process Support Directorate. She was honored for her long-lasting impact on DLA, the Aviation workforce, and their military customers.

Oct. 6, 2017

Displaced Puerto Rico site manager keeps Warfighter First

DLA's help to the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria is a big story. Here's a small slice of the effort: how DLA Disposition Services' Luis Pena, a Puerto Rican native, has continued his mission in the face of trying times.