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May 28, 2019

EMS Week heats up with a chili cook-off

DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services and Police Department held the fourth annual chili cook-off at DSCC Fire Station May 24. The chili cook-off was first initiated in 2016 as a means to celebrate Police Week and Emergency Medical Services Week.

May 28, 2019

Children bring their care center to life

Children at the Child Development Center repopulated their garden with vegetables and flowers May 22. Every Kindergarten Preparatory student planted at least one seedling under the care of Environmental Division and CDC staff. Preschool and toddler classrooms will assist with watering and care during the growing season.

May 28, 2019

Energy EOQ, Strategic Awards

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees received second quarter of fiscal year 2019 awards for their contributions to the organization’s mission and Warfighter support.

May 28, 2019

2019 Shred Day success

DSCC Environmental Division collaborated with MWR to save 27 cubic yards of paper from entering the local landfill May 15. Shred Day was open to all DSCC associates for personal shredding and employees recycled 13,165 pounds of paper, which is equivalent to 6.5 tons.

May 28, 2019

DSCC Installation CPR and AED Training Program

The training and existence of voluntary First Response Team members lessens the impact of sudden cardiac arrest by supporting employee and worksite preparedness and response and optimizing a person’s chance for survival. Team members are volunteers, who are currently certified. Responsibilities include providing CPR, the use of an AED or Heimlich Maneuver for choking in an emergency situation to associates who are in need of assistance until emergency personnel arrive. Associates can register for a class by calling the Building 21 Health Clinic at 614-701-5104.

May 28, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Senthil Arul

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

May 28, 2019

Distribution Aide-de-Camp promoted to Captain

On May 14, surrounded by his wife and colleagues, Army 1st Lt. Tyler Hultgren, DLA Distribution aide-de-camp, was promoted to the rank of captain.

May 27, 2019

Susquehanna MWR kicks off Commander’s Cup with “Armed Forces Day” 5K Run/Walk

In recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and to kick off the 2019 Commander’s Cup Series, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted an “Armed Forces Day” 5K Fun Run/Walk May 16. Forty-four participants competed in the run/walk.

May 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Barstow welcomes new director

Matthew J. Balogh became director of DLA Distribution Barstow, California, May 24. DDBC stores over 59,800 warfighter support items valued at over $2.1 billion at two locations on Marine Corps

May 24, 2019

Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.