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Oct. 8, 2020

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City earns the Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink DLA Distribution Center of the Year (Large) award

The award goes to DDOO for superbly refined programs which cut customer business hour delivery times and achieve solid “green” metrics for over 800,000 annual issues.

Oct. 5, 2020

Tinker completes construction for the Air Force’s largest ESPC project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Materiel Command website — The Air Force completed construction for a $243 million energy project at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, in September. The Energy Savings Performance Contract project will improve energy efficiency and resiliency for the base.

July 31, 2020

Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System and the B-52 Stratofortress.

April 10, 2020

Aviation signs contract to certify engine part built through additive manufacturing process for airworthiness

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the Air Force and General Electric signed a contract March 17 to construct and evaluate an engine part for airworthiness produced using additive manufacturing processes. It is a first for DLA and the Air Force.

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.

July 17, 2019

USAF begins new Egyptian F110 upgrade program

A big step forward to modernize the Egyptian Air Force F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fleet will take place July 25th in San Antonio, Texas. United States Air Force contracting, through Defense Logistics Agency-Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Program, has awarded an Egyptian long-term F110 propulsion sustainment contract to GE Aviation. The ceremony will recognize the enterprise collaboration with a focus on Egyptian F-16 mission readiness.

Nov. 21, 2018

Oklahoma City DLA Strategic Material pilot program partnership proves successful

Approximately two years ago, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, located at Tinker Air Force Base, joined forces with DLA Disposition Services to take on a new mission. The mission assisting DLA Strategic Materials in sorting, recovering and reclaiming rare materials critical to national defense and national security for reuse in military applications, and enables the United States to not rely on other countries to replace the materials that have been identified as a shortfall’s within the National Defense Stock Piling Act.

Sept. 18, 2017

AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed.

July 27, 2017

Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 507th Air Refueling Wing website — In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations, July 1-29.

July 17, 2017

564th AMXS Kitting Office is big business

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — With 150 personnel, six different shops, and the motto “You get it to the door, we’ll get it to the floor”, the 564th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s Kitting Office is big business.