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Sept. 25, 2019

Director of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Retires with 50 Years of Service

With 50 years of service to the federal government, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Director Ned LaViolette, Jr. retires Sept. 25. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LaViolette’s career spans the globe, from Asia and Central America, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates 72 years of the Air Force service

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team came together Sept. 18 to celebrate the United States Air Force’s 72nd birthday.

Aug. 26, 2019

This Is What We Do: Syrian Logistics Cell

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website —Tucked away in northern Iraq is a small group of Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers dedicated to coordinating and fulfilling the essential logistics needed for warfighters.

Aug. 22, 2019

2019 a busy year for Hill’s 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The year is just halfway over and, according to Mark Dylla, the operations manager for the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, the squadron has had its busiest year since 9/11.

Aug. 20, 2019

ETDC supplying Airmen with right gear for mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Ali Al Salem’s ETDC, currently the second largest distribution center in the (USCENTCOM) theater of operations, is the distribution center support hub for more than 14,000 warfighters, issuing up to 100,000 items worth $56 million every six months.

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?