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Archive: May, 2015

May 18, 2015

Preregistration tools coming to WebFLIS site

Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Information Services has released tools to help users of the Web-based version of the Federal Logistics Information System, or WebFLIS, maintain access as the preregistration period for the system's move to a new platform begins in May.

May 15, 2015

Understanding culture key to Asian, American progress

The executive director of New Tang Dynasty Television in Washington, D.C., used two movies to teach McNamara Headquarters Complex employees that understanding another culture is possible only when one understands that culture’s core values May 13.

May 15, 2015

DLA officials announce 2014 agency Hall of Fame inductees

Five new members will be inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame in a July ceremony in recognition of their service to the agency, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch announced May 15.

May 15, 2015

DLA Energy supports relief efforts in Nepal

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing fuel-related support to Nepal following the April 25 and subsequent May 12 earthquakes.

May 15, 2015

ILOG students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna

Army Logistics University Intern Logistics Studies students visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., May 13 to learn about DLA’s global distribution network and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.

May 14, 2015

HQC employees advised to help themselves during health and safety expo

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees learned about taking charge of their personal fitness and well-being from a variety of health and fitness experts May 13 during the 10th Annual Health and Safety Exposition.

May 14, 2015

DLA director talks Better Buying Power with medical industry partners

The Defense Department’s Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative applies to every DLA supply chain and the vendors they work with, the Defense Logistics Agency’s director told medical industry and military service partners May 12 in Philadelphia.

May 14, 2015

Huegel visits Distribution prior to assuming new position at CDDOC

The incoming commander to U.S. Central Command’s Deployment Distribution Operations Center in Kuwait visited DLA Distribution May 12 to gain a better understanding of how she will be supporting DLA in her upcoming position.

May 13, 2015

DLA Aviation achieves Better Buying Power goal

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate awarded a performance-based logistics contract to Boeing that provides a comprehensive framework to support most Boeing aviation platforms. PBL contracts are part of the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative.

May 13, 2015

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi focuses on first aid training

Several months ago, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, determined there was a need to enhance its Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, program. With the goal of training all willing employees to be able to respond to the vast majority of medical incidents, both at work or at home, the organization had its safety specialists officially certified to pass lifesaving skills onto others.