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Nov. 9, 2016

First F-35B Power Module, Engine Swap Take Place on USS America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — The F-35B Lightning II completed a new milestone during its third and final Developmental Test Phase (DT-III) by successfully completing the first power module and engine swap at sea in the hangar bay of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).

Nov. 9, 2016

Marines, Sailors get upgrades to flame resistant uniform

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — The Enhanced Fire Resistant Combat Ensemble is the latest upgrade to the Corps’ Flame Resistant Combat Ensemble inventory, updating a long-sleeve shirt and trousers with a new flame resistant material that allows the uniform to self-extinguish reducing the incidence and severity of burn injuries.

Nov. 9, 2016

Port Hueneme supports new storage and distribution mission for Navy Littoral Combat Ships

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has partnered with the Navy Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships to support the battle spares program by storing main propulsion engines for the LCS program at a central location.

Nov. 9, 2016

Associates learn how to manage generational differences in today's workforce

A noted expert on cultural differences at the office combined rich content with use-tomorrow tools to speak to a gathering in Columbus. Haydn Shaw spoke to associates at DLA Land and Maritime Oct. 17 about the skills needed to understand the multi-generational workforce.

Nov. 9, 2016

Troop Support Academy shows workforce their impact on warfighter

On a base with no tanks, ships or jets, and while tucked away in office cubicles, many Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees rarely encounter the military might they help provide.

Nov. 9, 2016

Experts promote winter safety at DSCC

Associates at Defense Supply Center Columbus are taking steps to prepare for cold weather, including learning about hazards that become more frequent during the winter months.A group of local fire

Nov. 9, 2016

Workshop aims to increase resiliency in federal workforce

Employees from government agencies across central Ohio were at Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7 for a leadership workshop presented by the Federal Executive Association.A series of educational

Nov. 9, 2016

Kids learn DLA basics in new video

Just what is the Defense Logistics Agency? What is logistics, anyway? A new video aimed at young people answers those very questions and more.

Nov. 9, 2016

DLA Profiles in Resiliency, Suzannah Haley

Employee resiliency is something we can all support. This Profile in Resiliency video highlights Suzannah Haley, Military Personnel Office at DLA Land and Maritime, sharing her story and what she did to stay strong and resilient.

Nov. 8, 2016

DLA employees supporting nuclear enterprise receive Air Force training

About 30 employees from Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters and its field activities who are involved in supporting the Department of Defense nuclear mission attended the Nuclear Management Executive Course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 1-2.