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Archive: October, 2017

Oct. 12, 2017

DLA Distribution Albany ships over 80,000 meals to feed those affected by hurricanes

Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 major hurricane forming Aug. 17, and making landfall in Southern Texas on Aug. 25, was an extremely destructive Atlantic hurricane, becoming the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, ending a record 12-year drought in which no hurricanes had made landfall at such an intensity in the country.

Oct. 12, 2017

Agency regains winning edge at 37th Annual Disability Awards ceremony

The Pentagon Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 5 honored the Defense Logistics Agency and Thomas Q. Comeans, a small business specialist at DLA Land and Maritime, for their achievements.

Oct. 11, 2017

Fueling the force

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas West Quality Assurance Supervisor Michael J. Lambrecht is featured in YouTube video about his job and operations at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington.

Oct. 11, 2017

Lockett selected to command DLA Energy Pacific

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Navy Cmdr. Eric Lockett, executive officer and operations officer, Navy Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, was selected in June 2017 to command DLA Energy Pacific at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Lockett’s current assignment is in Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 11, 2017

Holz selected as director of Distribution Installation Support

William K. Holz has been selected as director of Installation Support for DLA Distribution.

Oct. 11, 2017

CBV and Reservists assist during hurricane relief efforts

During the past month and a half of the 2017 hurricane season, the southern portions of the U.S. has been continuously battered by category 4 or higher storms.

Oct. 11, 2017

Logistics Stock Exchange opens a world of possibilities for DLA order fulfillment

The Defense Logistics Agency has recently increased its support to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by making DLA items available in a database where NATO member and partner countries buy and sell more than 6 million items.

Oct. 10, 2017

Won’t get hosed again: Dobbins technician helps fix C-5

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base website — Anyone who’s had their car breakdown knows it always seems to happen at the most inopportune time. The same can be true for aircraft flying important missions on strict deadlines.

Oct. 10, 2017

AFRL Fuels & Energy enables future of flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Besides the octane rating and price, most drivers probably don’t think too much about the fuel they put in their cars. But, what about a supersonic F-35 Lightning, a fully loaded-down C-17 Globemaster III flying out of Afghanistan or the first, yet-to-be-invented, hypersonic marvel to routinely soar at five times the speed of sound?

Oct. 10, 2017

Microgrids: breaking down the buzzword

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — This article, the first in a series on microgrids, will define them and their key components. Future articles will include information on the Air Force’s current microgrid projects, the Air Force’s direction for microgrids, and what they mean for installations in the future.