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July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

July 28, 2019

Junior Enlisted Logisticians Expand Knowledge at Workshop

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 21st Theater Sustainment Command website — For the first time, junior enlisted logisticians from across Europe came together April 22 for a one-week transportation knowledge management workshop at Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern.

July 22, 2019

Battlefield Sustainment on the Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Since 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been under a United Nations Command (UNC)-led armistice between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). In order to maintain this armistice, Eighth Army has remained forward-deployed on the peninsula.

June 17, 2019

DLA Distribution Headquarters J4 Deputy Director retires

DLA Distribution Headquarters J4 Deputy Director, Navy Cmdr. Christopher R. Zegley, officially retired from the service June 11. DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adml. Kevin M. Jones,

June 5, 2019

Load 'em up: F-35A from A to B? Ask Fanter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — How do you pack an F-35A into a C-17? Or move nearly 300 Airmen, and all the equipment, to support 12 aircraft around Europe for two months? Or make sure you have enough of everything that you’ll need, and almost nothing that you don’t?

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.

May 3, 2019

DLA Historian visits Distribution

DLA Historian Colin Williams made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, March 26.

April 22, 2019

Distribution’s Current Operations Director receives Exceptional Civilian Service Award in honor of nearly 40 years of service

Joseph D. Cassel, Jr., director of DLA Distribution Current Operations, retired from federal service March 28, after nearly 40 years of military and federal service.

March 15, 2019

DDSP’s Aerial Delivery and Textile Section NCOIC retires

Army Sgt. 1st Class Franz E Tovar, noncommissioned officer in charge, Aerial Delivery and Textile Section, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, has retired from the Army having served 24 years

March 14, 2019

Susquehanna’s MWR hosts Beast Mode Strength Competition

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division held the Beast Mode Strength Competition, Feb. 18 to 22, in the fitness center on the New Cumberland, Pennsylvania installation.