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Oct. 27, 2017

Overcoming Alaskan-sized challenges to provide energy assurance

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — Preparing for a major power outage or planning a backup generation exercise is complicated in the best conditions. Now, imagine doing it in temperatures as low as 50 degrees below zero at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska.

Oct. 27, 2017

Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats information technology systems

I know what you’re thinking, what is ICS and why do I even care? Well, do you like air conditioning in the summer time or heating in the winter? What about building security - do you like knowing that the door will unlock when you swipe your badge, or maybe more importantly, do you enjoy having the security that comes with the knowledge that when someone who doesn't belong in your building swipes their keycard, the door stays locked? All of those luxuries are controlled by Industrial Control Systems.

Oct. 27, 2017

DLA provides repair-part support for Army’s new security force assistance brigade

DLA customer support representatives and members of DLA Land and Maritime are working with Army officials to equip the first of what’s expected to be six security force assistance brigades that will conduct advise-and-assist missions throughout the world.

Oct. 26, 2017

Corps reaches final stages of tropical boots, uniform testing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps wrapped up its fourth and final field user evaluation for a prototype tropical utility uniform and boots in late September.

Oct. 26, 2017

Richmond employee participates in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Richmond, Virginia, employee Sean Mayo, a contract administrator in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate’s Post-Award Division participated in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 22, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia.

Oct. 26, 2017

'Idea guy' earns Troop Support Supervisor of the Quarter

Dave Lipshutz earned DLA Troop Support’s Supervisor of the 4th Quarter after his section in the Industrial Hardware supply chain completed the most manual awards in nine of the past 12 months.

Oct. 26, 2017

Pearl Harbor boots resiliency with Lunch-n-Learn program

In an effort to promote and boost resiliency, DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, hosts Lunch-n-Learn programs bi-monthly. These hour-long sessions typically include a guest speaker on topics of education, information and inspiration that will gain the most participation from the Distribution workforce.

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA Energy and FEMA's partnership continues

As it has in the past, Defense Logistics Agency Energy supports hurricane relief efforts for recovery across the nation. So far, this year has been a challenging hurricane season and although it’s a coordinated effort to get the job done, one of the most dedicated team members is Contracting Officer Georgia Dotson.

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA Aviation observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Employees share their personal experiences and challenges of being disabled during a disability awareness forum

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA partners to provide map support for hurricane relief

The string of hurricanes that hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in August and September required immediate action, most notably printing maps and providing communications and IT support for emergency response.