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Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Dec. 21, 2015

Energy Americas at Houston banks on commercial practices

Total conversion from JP8 military specification jet fuel to commercial jet fuel in the continental United States during 2014 drove the adoption of further commercial practices for some fuel terminals.

Nov. 2, 2015

Supplier Industry Day focuses on improving processes

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Supplier Industry Day event in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 27 and 28.

Oct. 1, 2015

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts KPMG

As the external audit nears, DLA Distribution continues to prepare the agency for success. Recently, the organization welcomed three executive members from KPMG’s Management Consulting Advisory practice. Ken Drover, lead partner, Global Defense Center of Excellence, Patty St. George, partner, Federal Advisory and Jeff Langley, director, Supply Chain and Logistics, visited DLA Distribution for a discussion with leadership on operational and financial supply chain transformation. KPMG is the advisory firm currently assisting DLA Distribution prepare for the independent audit.

Sept. 21, 2015

DLA Distribution practices the Continuity of Operations Plan during National Preparedness Month

Since 2002, the month of September has been observed as National Preparedness Month. September was chosen in memory of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and also because it coincides with the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency within the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. The national preparedness architecture encompasses prevention, protection, response, and recovery efforts to prepare the United States for all hazards – whether terrorist attack or natural disaster.

Sept. 17, 2015

DLA Distribution Head Quarters hosts Audit Readiness Roadshow

“Victory is within reach!” This is the moto Simone Reba, deputy director of Defense Logistics Agency Finance drove home, at the Sept. 1 DLA Distribution Audit Readiness Roadshow.

Aug. 14, 2015

Distribution headquarters kicks off OSHA Voluntary Protection Program with Area Safety Representatives

As part of ongoing efforts to improve occupational safety and health across Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, the Susquehanna installation kicked off the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program with Area Safety Representatives on Aug. 12.

July 29, 2015

Europe distribution center wins Henry T. Flint Shipping Point of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe’s Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Henry T. Flint Shipping Point of the Year award for its cost savings initiatives and humanitarian support efforts.

July 23, 2015

IT contingency team provides critical support to DLA Distribution San Joaquin

As a direct result of a cut fiber optic cable in the nearby city of French Camp, all communications at Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, located in Tracy, Calif., were severed early last week, affecting all networks, landlines and cellular service.

May 18, 2015

Preregistration tools coming to WebFLIS site

Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Information Services has released tools to help users of the Web-based version of the Federal Logistics Information System, or WebFLIS, maintain access as the preregistration period for the system's move to a new platform begins in May.