DLA News Archive

Archive: October, 2017

Oct. 23, 2017

Airmen Work to Restore Radio Communications in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, are working at Cerro de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to repair radio communications infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 23, 2017

Face of Defense: Marine Heavy Equipment Operator Supports Relief Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — When he packed his bags to deploy in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, 28-year-old Marine Corps Cpl. Michael A. Fleenor had no idea that he and his forklift driving skills would be playing such an important role in U.S. Southern Command’s response to hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Oct. 23, 2017

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Recognizing the Fire Prevention Week Theme “Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out!” Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, planned a week of fun to teach employees and children critical fire prevention methods.

Oct. 23, 2017

193rd Special Operations Wing provides non-stop hurricane relief support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The 193rd SOLRS and other 193rd Special Operations Wing personnel have been working around the clock since late August to provide air transport, troops, equipment and supplies in support of hurricane relief efforts.

Oct. 22, 2017

The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

DLA offers exciting careers and opportunities for growth and development for any level of your career ladder - from entry to full performance level, including students and veterans.

Oct. 21, 2017

Services deploys with field kitchen for Hurricane Maria recovery

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 123rd Airlift Wing website — Seven Airmen from the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Services Flight arrived in Puerto Rico Oct. 11 to assist with hurricane relief efforts by cooking meals for Soldiers from the Puerto Rico National Guard.

Oct. 20, 2017

The Future of Renewable Energy at Camp Pendleton

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton website — On days with favorable weather conditions the solar panels aboard Camp Pendleton can currently generate renewable energy at a level of 50 percent of the average consumption on the base.

Oct. 20, 2017

The Zombies Are Coming

Join MWR at the Fitness Center for the Zombie Race 5K Run/Walk event Oct. 26 at 4:30 p.m. View the pre-event video as well as the event flyer in the posting.

Oct. 20, 2017

Product Test Center Analytical realigns with Troop Support

It was a "common sense" decision to realign the Product Test Center Analytical with DLA Troop Support, Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic, DLA Land and Maritime commander, said. The center has been testing materials warfighters need since 1919.

Oct. 20, 2017

Toomey advisor meets with DLA Distribution leadership on MILCON projects, economic impact

Sam Amber, national security advisor for U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pa., visited the midstate on October 11 meet with the leadership of DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.