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Nov. 3, 2016

Planes don’t fly without supply

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Cannon Air Force Base website — The men and women of the 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure MC-130J, AC-130W, CV-22 and MQ-9 aircraft deploy with the parts they need to remain operational when lives depend upon their precision.

Nov. 3, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Constance Carney

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Connie Carney, contract price/cost analyst with Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, negotiates to find the fair and reasonable price for the customer. Before coming to DLA, Carney was a price analyst in the Air Force.

Nov. 3, 2016

Troop Support emphasizes inclusion during annual disability expo

About 500 DLA Troop Support employees took the opportunity to learn more about how people with disabilities support the warfighter during the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month Expo and AbilityOne Day event Oct. 26.

Nov. 3, 2016

Distribution’s Corpus Christi attends the 12th Annual AAAA Luther G. Jones Army Aviation Sustainment Forum

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, in conjunction with DLA Aviation, hosted an exhibit booth to showcase the capabilities of all DLA primary level field activities at this year’s annual Army Aviation Association of America Luther G. Jones Professional Aviation Forum which was held from Oct. 19-20.

Nov. 2, 2016

Senior Military Leaders Discuss Potential Deployment, Logistics Challenges

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Senior military leaders discussed potential challenges their commands may face in supporting future operations during a meeting of defense industry partners in St. Louis, Missouri.

Nov. 2, 2016

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna car show supports Central PA CFC

Showing off the best cars and vehicle projects was the goal of this year’s Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna Car Show on October 28, benefiting the Central Pennsylvania Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 1, 2016

Ceremony marks new leadership in Columbus

A new era was ushered in at Defense Supply Center Columbus as Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic took over command of DLA Land and Maritime during a ceremony at the Operations Center auditorium Oct. 31.

Nov. 1, 2016

CFC fundraising drive off to strong start for DLA Headquarters, DLA Energy

DLA organizations in the Washington, D.C., area are outpacing the rest of the Defense Department in the annual Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 1, 2016

Chilean Navy visits DLA Distribution

Members of the Chilean Navy visited the largest distribution center in the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Oct. 28 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers. The visit included Rear Adm. Guido Cabrera, supply director of the Chilean Navy.

Nov. 1, 2016

Princesses, Pirates and Porcupines unite in the quest for candy at the annual CDC Halloween Parade

Tenants of Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna lined the streets surrounding the Child Development Center and the installation fire station to hand out candy to approximately 120 ghouls, goblins, superheroes and princesses during the Halloween parade on Oct. 31.