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Nov. 20, 2016

Sentinels practice restoring runway

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni website — U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 conducted base recovery after attack response training at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 15-18, 2016.

Nov. 20, 2016

New Director assumes command of DLA Joint Reserve Force

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven assumed command of the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force Oct 1. Haven is now assigned as the director of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Reserve Force.

Nov. 18, 2016

Commander speaks to CCPS Tech Center students about logistics, leadership

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day visited the Chesterfield County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Center (Hull Street Road location) Nov. 3, where he spoke to approximately 70 students.

Nov. 17, 2016

Gear Check: 1st Medical Battalion trains for deployed environments

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Marine Logistics Group website — U.S. Navy preventative medicine technicians with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, participated in Preventative Medicine Exercise 2016 at Camp Pendleton, Calif., from Nov. 7-11, 2016.

Nov. 17, 2016

DLA members learn to communicate using ASL

Learning how to communicate with others who may not communicate the same way as you is important, especially in the workplace.

Nov. 17, 2016

Guests share Native American songs, weapons, experiences

Wooden flutes, hunting bows and baby carriers may not seem to have much in common on first glance. But for Native Americans, they all have been integral features of daily Indian life, made by hand in ways that reflect Native values and beliefs, according to guest speakers at the McNamara Headquarters Complex’s Nov. 16 observance of National American Indian Heritage Month.

Nov. 17, 2016

DLA Distribution’s first enduring presence in Africa promises reduced customer wait time, savings

Cementing its role as the leading provider of global distribution support to America's military and other federal agencies, DLA Distribution has once again placed its support at the tip of the spear.

Nov. 16, 2016

Marines celebrate 241 years of proud service

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Marine Corps members and the inspector-instructor staff assigned to Hotel Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, U.S. Marine Corps observed their 241st birthday with a celebration steeped in history at the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, November 10.

Nov. 16, 2016

Veterans honored at annual DSCC program

Associates honored fellow veterans during Defense Supply Center Columbus’ annual Veterans Day Program Nov. 9 inside the DLA Land and Maritime Operations Center auditorium. Mr. Alphonsa Green, the Recruiting Policy Branch Chief within the Army G-1 at the Pentagon, was the guest speaker. Green took those in attendance on a walk through the history of Veterans Day. He touched on the theme “How did we get here from there?”

Nov. 16, 2016

DLA Distribution celebrates the Marines Corps 241st birthday

Defense Logistics Agency, Distribution employees and leadership gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marines Corps Nov. 10, in honor of the service’s 241st birthday. November 10, 1775 was the day that the Continental Marines, later renamed the United States Marine Corps, was established and each year on November 10, the United States celebrates United States Marine Corp Day.