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March 9, 2020

Medical logistics team behind IRT secures efficiency savings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Innovative readiness training (IRT) events are Department of Defense military training opportunities, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that deliver joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA Troop Support Academy brings ‘Warfighter First’ mission to life for new employees

During the DLA Troop Support Academy, held over three days at the agency’s headquarters in Philadelphia from Oct. 22-24, about 100 employees learned more about the organization from leaders and subject matter experts from the five supply chains and other organizational areas.

Oct. 1, 2019

AMCTES Testers conduct worldwide cargo pallet evaluation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — The heartbeat of Air Mobility Command is its capability to transport goods efficiently and effectively in support of military and humanitarian operations globally.  The universal cargo handling system using the 463L cargo pallet has been the mainstay for cargo movement since the early 1960’s, with the standard aluminum cargo pallet essentially unchanged in all of this time — until now.

June 12, 2019

New DLA hiring policy targets qualified applicants, expedites hiring process

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support teamed up with their servicing human resources office to bring one of the agency’s first job openings under the fiscal 2016 National Defense Authorization Act-authorized Expedited Hiring Authority to a Hiring Our Heroes event May 30 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Oct. 10, 2018

Troop Support Academy gives DLA employees first-hand glimpse of warfighter support

Some DLA employees have never worn the uniform. Their only point of reference to the many items that they procure is a national stock number or cage code. The recent Troop Support Academy gave them a first-hand look at the numerous items they provide to the warfighter each day.

Nov. 8, 2017

Workforce sees warfighter support during Troop Support Academy

Employees caught a glimpse of the warfighter support they provide during a trip to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The trip was part of Troop Support Academy, a three-day course that provides employees a big-picture perspective of the organization.

Sept. 20, 2017

After Hurricane Irma, CRW Airmen deploy to help out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S.Air Force Expeditionary Center website — The 821st Contingency Response Group from Travis Air Force Base, California, alerted a 64-person Contingency Response Element to Marathon Regional Airport, located in the Florida Keys, where they arrived in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 11.

July 25, 2017

Reserve Soldiers participate in vehicle refueling exercise at Joint Base MDL

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — More than 100 Army Reserve Soldiers with the 947th and 716th Quartermaster Companies participated in a Quartermaster Liquid Logistic Exercise here July 14-28.

June 7, 2017

MDL Airmen provide logistical support for operations overseas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — Airmen of the 305th Aerial Port Squadron enable the mission essential function of logistical support for servicemembers and their families throughout the world.

Dec. 21, 2016

Largest military solar energy project in Northeast breaks ground on JB MDL

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy Miranda A.A. Ballentine and the Adjutant General of New Jersey Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff helped break ground on a 98-acre solar farm here Dec. 20.