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Feb. 20, 2020

Day describes ‘physics of logistics’ to DOD, industry representatives

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan Day describes the “physics of logistics” by outlining the time, cost and inventory challenges of supporting warfighters around the globe.

Feb. 20, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in Operation Valentine for 104-year-old Marine

Employees and children of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, raised the spirits of 104-year-old retired Marine Maj. Bill White by participating in Operation Valentine.

Feb. 20, 2020

Changes planned for Richmond Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café

Employees and customers of the Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will experience big changes this year. Plans are in place for the current operation to close by June 2020 and reopen under a new business model after a short transition period.

Feb. 19, 2020

71st RQS loadmasters maintain supply, enable mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Boots? Check. Knife? Check. Headsets? Check. … Check. … Check. But who is responsible for maintaining and issuing the more than a half a million dollars’ worth of mission-critical equipment to ensure that each rescue professional is geared up when time is of the essence?

Feb. 19, 2020

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers conduct push pull operations for DEFENDER-Europe 20

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — DEFENDER-Europe 20 will be the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years. With more than 20,000 U.S. service members participating over the next five months across the theater, they will need thousands of vehicles and equipment moved in conducting the exercise across Europe.

Feb. 19, 2020

Aviation public affairs chief speaks to retired government workers

Amy Clement, chief, Public Affairs Office, Command Support Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, was the featured speaker during the Midlothian Chapter 2265 of the National Federation of Retired Federal Employees monthly meeting held at the Hopewell United Methodist Fellowship Hall in Chesterfield, Virginia, Feb. 12.

Feb. 19, 2020

103rd LRS Airmen keep wheels turning on mission readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Airmen in the 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s traffic management and ground transportation sections play a key role in ensuring the readiness of organizations across Bradley Air National Guard Base.

Feb. 19, 2020

First quarter employees of the quarter

Congratulations to DLA Energy’s first quarter, fiscal year 2020 military and civilian employees of the quarter!

Feb. 19, 2020

Tuskegee Airman, 94, honored at HQC Black History Month observance

Major Anderson is one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen, a group of about 19,000 black Americans who served as pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, nurses, mechanics and other support staff for the B-17 and B-25 bombers during World War II.

Feb. 19, 2020

DLA Information Operations program executive officer discusses teaming effort to support DLA Distribution’s modernization journey

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team met with DLA Information Operations program executive officer, Adarryl Roberts, senior executive service, Feb. 11 to discuss modernization efforts throughout the agency.