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April 12, 2017

DSCR’s CDC personnel transition to federal positions

The Bettye Ackerman-Cobb Child Development Center celebrated a reopening ceremony April 3, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The CDC provides developmental care for the installation's military and civilian workforce's children from ages six weeks to five years. The CDC transitioned from being under Bright Horizons management to now being under the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate at Installation Support at Richmond.

Feb. 23, 2017

Navy readiness challenges shared with Aviation leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activity’s annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7 - 9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Navy Capt. Timothy Pfannenstein, Logistics and Industrial Operations executive director, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, presented Navy and Marine Corps readiness challenges.

Feb. 8, 2017

Air Force Master Sgt. named Defense Logistics Agency Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

The Defense Logistics Agency selects Air Force Master Sgt. Gabriela Camarillo as its Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 1st quarter of 2017.

Feb. 1, 2017

Susquehanna’s Charles awarded Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award

Melinda Charles, a management and program analyst at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award for her accomplishments as the lead architect and developer of a mission critical business intelligence suite of applications.

Jan. 26, 2017

DLA Distribution honored with Energy award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was honored with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award in December for implementing a process to convert existing steam heating to a more efficient natural gas heating system in eight of its facilities.

Jan. 9, 2017

Oklahoma City named Barbara Doornink Distribution Center of the Year

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been named the Global Distribution Excellence: Barbara Doornink Distribution Center of the Year in the large category.

Dec. 2, 2016

The last of the Army Hueys fly off to active retirement

After six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters.

Sept. 2, 2016

Pentagon’s top acquisition official talks innovation, sustainment with defense industry

The United States’ technological superiority is being challenged, and the Department of Defense must start implementing new, innovative ideas to beat the competition, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told military and industry officials Aug. 31 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 8, 2016

Aviation employee takes stewardship, accountability to heart

Stewardship and accountability go hand-in-hand and Joe Hodgson takes it to heart in his daily job. Hodgson works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operation’s Bearings Division and one of his tasks in his job as product specialist is to review potential bearing vendors.

July 25, 2016

Laskodi makes inaugural visit to Anniston distribution center

On July 13-14, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Anniston, Ala., to meet employees, discuss small arms operations, and see the distribution center’s wall-to-wall weapons inventory in action.