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Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission
Motor Vessel Ocean Giant, one of two ships being utilized for this year’s Operation Deep Freeze, is loaded with provisions it will carry to Antarctica in support of the National Science Foundation’s ongoing mission. The annual trek is supported by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme where supplies are crated and packed for transport.
Jan. 24, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California’s satellite site at Port Hueneme, California, completed its annual packing, packaging, preservation and marking mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s “Operation Deep Freeze.”

Agency data still solving mysteries
Logistics data expertise from the Defense Logistics Agency recently helped investigators confirm a piece of wreckage may be from a Vietnam-era RF-4C Phantom aircraft like the two shown in flight during a Gallant Eagle exercise in 1988.
Jan. 23, 2020 - There are millions of items no longer used by the Defense Department that still have some value – that is the data about them still serves a purpose.

Disposition director calls for balanced effort in 2020
DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addresses the workforce in Battle Creek, Michigan, January 21.
Jan. 22, 2020 - Michael Cannon recently encouraged the DLA Disposition Services workforce to consider how they prioritize and juggle their workplace duties, agency mission goals, and their lives.

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The office expresses the value DLA adds to the Department of Defense, combatant commands, the military services and warfighters, and to the American people, using internal and external communication avenues. Read more on DLA's news page and DLA's Facebook page. The office supports the DLA mission through developing and administering proactive command information, as well as developing media relations and public outreach policies that communicate DLA’s critical role as a combat support agency.

DLA Public Affairs supports the DoD goal to provide timely and accurate information so that the public, congress and news media can understand the facts about national security and defense strategy. It also responds to requests for information from organizations and private citizens, as well as serves as the DLA director’s principal spokesperson.

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