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Resiliency News

Having their pi and eating it too
Don Phillips, DLA Installation Support at Battle Creek site director, uses a treadmill in the Federal Center’s Fitness Center to complete his run.
March 20, 2019 - Runners from the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center and Battle Creek’s Michigan Air National Guard Base tracked the numbers in their time March 14 as they honored one of the world’s most famous numbers -- 3.14.

Inspecting, repairing Warfighter Fuel Storage Tanks
Defense Logistics Agency Energy has been meeting with industry and government partners on the maintenance and repair of fuel storage tanks. Leaders have found that procedures are more alike than different. Photo by Elizabeth Stoeckmann.
Feb. 13, 2019 - DLA Energy has been meeting with industry and government partners on the maintenance and repair of fuel storage tanks to compare and contrast commercial and DoD tank sustainment processes.

Employees gather to remember King
Al Hight, director and chief diversity & inclusion equal employment opportunity manager for the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, shares highlights from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life like attending the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Feb. 8, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency employees gathered in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center Feb. 7 for a belated commemoration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Hurricane recovery support ongoing at Tyndall AFB
Hurricane Michael created an estimated 15 million pounds of scrap and more than 450 uninhabitable buildings at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida. DLA Disposition Services personnel scrap disposal coordination at the installation may last as long as six months.
Jan. 15, 2019 - Area disposition personnel are putting in extra work to help Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base make the speediest recovery possible from the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

Sustainable energy projects help Army garner award
Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Jordan Gillis stands in the center of those who helped the Army earn recognition with a 2018 Federal Energy and Water Management Award, including to his left, Michael McGhee, director, Office of Energy Initiatives. Jack Surash, acting deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability, is to the right of Gillis. Photo Credit: U.S. Army
Dec. 28, 2018 - In this Army News Service story, the Executive Director of the Army Office of Energy Initiatives Michael McGhee gives credit to the many partnerships, including the Defense Logistics Agency, which helped the Army earn the Federal Energy Management Program Federal Energy and Water Management Award from the Department of Energy.

Fort Campbell privatizes electrical distribution system
Bob Galbraith, Fort Campbell Public Works contract officer representative for the electric utility providers, discusses updates needed for the electrical distribution system with Tristian Brown, City, Light and Power installation manager. Beginning Nov. 10, CLP will own, operate and maintain the installation’s system with plans to improve infrastructure, modernize equipment and develop standardized electrical distribution practices. Photo courtesy of Fort Campbell Courier
Nov. 21, 2018 - Army’s Fort Campbell in Kentucky got a new owner for its electrical distribution system thanks to a Defense Logistics Agency Energy utilities privatization contract award. Beginning Nov. 10, City Light & Power, Inc. owns, operates and maintains the installation’s system with plans to improve infrastructure, modernize equipment and develop standardized electrical distribution practices.