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Oct. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution celebrates Navy birthday

To honor the United States Navy’s 242nd birthday, DLA Distribution employees gathered together to sing the Navy service song and cut a birthday cake.

Oct. 18, 2017

Clothing and Textiles director retires from Air Force

The director of one of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s supply chains retired in a ceremony Oct. 11. Air Force Col. Lawrence Hicks, Clothing and Textiles director, served as an airman for 25 years, the last 14 months with DLA Troop Support.

Oct. 17, 2017

Reserve Marines map out help for Houston and Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Forces Reserves website — The 2017 hurricane season saw the development of multiple record setting storms and hurricanes. Two in particular, Hurricane Harvey, that hit Texas in late August, and Hurricane Irma, which hit less than two weeks later in the Caribbean Islands, caused some of the greatest damage to those regions in recent years.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Oct. 17, 2017

The Navy makes a splash during 242nd birthday celebration at DSCC

When you think of the Navy, you think of ships, so what better way to celebrate their 242nd birthday than the 3rd Annual Cardboard Regatta boat race at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 13.

Oct. 17, 2017

Aviation celebrates Navy’s 242nd birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated the Navy’s 242nd birthday in the Center Restaurant on Oct. 13 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 16, 2017

Fuel for sustainment in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 24th Press Camp DVIDS page — Multiple government agencies came together at the Regional Staging Area in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, to provide diesel fuel for generators to provide power throughout the island of Puerto Rico.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

Oct. 16, 2017

New Social Contract Website

On the new site, you can view the Social Contract video, titled “It’s New…It’s All About You” and access the Social Contract Discussion Guide.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Distribution meets with ROK Army partners to discuss PACOM support, hurricane support logistics

To educate the organization’s partners and customers from the Republic of Korea on how DLA’s network is set up to support the Combatant Commands- particularly in the Pacific- DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi hosted ROK Army Logistics Command commanding general Lt. Gen. Lee, Jeong Keun and several other ROK ALC representatives Oct. 12.