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Archive: March, 2022

March 10, 2022

Two 88th RD mechanics recall equipment volume, condition during Operation Desert Fix

​Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Many people are familiar with Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Desert Fox. But not as many are aware of Operation Desert Fix where the heroes were the mechanics assigned to the Equipment Concentration Site 67 here.

March 10, 2022

DLA Warren’s procurement creativity sustains U.S. Army tank engine availability

The U.S. Army’s M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle Platform can rescue more tanks in the field thanks to a collaborative effort between the Army and the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Warren.

March 10, 2022

Nutrition care specialists establish, operate containerized kitchen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Nutrition care specialists and Soldiers from the 394th Field Hospital in Seagoville, Texas kept their skills sharp by setting up, operating, and breaking down a containerized kitchen (CK) during a monthly battle assembly. This task is required of the nutrition care team regularly to maintain proficiency.

March 10, 2022

New application helps DLA track COVID-19 test kits for White House mission

The Defense Logistics Agency has developed a new dashboard application to provide real-time metrics as it packs and distributes millions of free COVID-19 at-home tests to American households as part of the White House test kit mission.

March 10, 2022

Employee Reflection: Michael Rook

Get to know the environmental protection specialist from Minnesota who's now supporting our warfighters in the UK.

March 9, 2022

National Reading Month: Warehouse Management

March is National Reading Month. Everyday reading increases knowledge and develops personal and professional skills. Throughout the month, the DLA Disposition Services Pathways to Career Excellence program participants are sharing insights from books* they recently finished. *No official Department of Defense endorsement implied

March 9, 2022

Spring forward safely by changing your clocks, batteries during daylight saving time

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for daylight saving time March 13.

March 9, 2022

Employee Reflection: Edith Kuenneth

Get to know the Grafenwoehr-based material examiner and identifier with more than 30 years of DLA experience.

March 8, 2022

Linebacker of the Week: A1C Vanessa Kernan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Andersen Air Force Base website — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Vanessa Kernan, an aerospace ground equipment journeyman with the 36th Maintenance Group, was recognized as the 36th Wing’s Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 2, 2022.

March 8, 2022

DLA shifts major system to the cloud

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Information Operations team completed the migration of its Enterprise Resource Planning system from on-premises to the cloud in February, a move aimed at improving IT reliability and aligning DLA’s Digital-Business Transformation strategy.