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Archive: October, 2017

Oct. 30, 2017

DLA Troop Support celebrates retirees' 71 years of combined service

Two employees were recognized during a retirement ceremony Oct. 26: Diane Di Silvestro, contract specialist with the Medical supply chain; and Diana Brown, supply technician with Installation Operations, is retiring after 30 years.

Oct. 30, 2017

AGOISSI 3500 club presents Toastmasters with awards

Toastmasters recognizes two distinguished members during meeting.

Oct. 30, 2017

Cal Guard’s 49th Military Police Brigade brings 1,900-plus into California inferno

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Even with the 49th Military Police Brigade's storied career – one of multiple successful overseas deployments and a current homeland security mission – this California Army National Guard unit has never witnessed a natural disaster so destructive as October's fire inferno in Northern California.

Oct. 30, 2017

DLA Energy inducts four new Hall of Fame leaders

Four new members joined Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Hall of Fame during the second annual induction ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 24.

Oct. 30, 2017

Joint Chiefs Director of Logistics visits Distribution headquarters, discusses future capabilities

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Lyons, director of Logistics, J4, Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24 to discuss logistics modernization and the future of distribution.

Oct. 27, 2017

Power Restoration Remains Top Concern In Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Power restoration remains the priority in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Defense Department is responding with about 11,400 active duty and National Guard service members, a DoD spokesman said.

Oct. 27, 2017

DSCR’s annual flu-shot clinics start Nov. 1

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations at Richmond, Virginia’s, Fire and Emergency Services are set to offer several flu-shot clinics for active duty military members and civilian government employees with a valid Department of Defense identification card.DLA Aviation employees will be given shots from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 1-2 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

Oct. 27, 2017

DLA Philadelphia employees step up for Feds Feed Families

The DLA Philadelphia workforce donated 3,305 pounds of food, exceeding the goal of 3,000 pounds. The food was delivered to Philabundance, a non-profit organization providing hunger relief to local counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Oct. 27, 2017

Distribution commanding general visits Disposition Services headquarters

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, commanding general, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, met with his Battle Creek, Michigan, workforce and thanked them for their support to DLA Disposition Services during a site visit Oct. 25.

Oct. 27, 2017

DLA Energy enables solar power for EPA

Defense Logistics Agency Energy officials participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first energy savings performance contract, solar array system, at the Edison campus, Edison, New Jersey, Oct. 25.