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Archive: 2016

Oct. 26, 2016

Colorado scouts practice “reuse is recycling” mantra with used military goods

Boy Scout Troop 444 of Peyton, Colorado, takes the motto “be prepared” very seriously, and its scouts rely on DLA Disposition Services to acquire needed equipment.

Oct. 25, 2016

Maryland Task Force 1 strives for seamless operations with Team Dover

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website — Members from Maryland Task Force 1 trained with Airmen assigned to the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 436th Aerial Port Squadron and 9th Airlift Squadron, learning proper shipping documentation and packaging, vehicle weight and balance, as well as loading vehicles and equipment onto a C-5M Super Galaxy using the domestic operations Airlift Modular Approach Shoring, also known as DAMAS 26K.

Oct. 25, 2016

AOP Review targets improving trust, transparency, communication, performance

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch met with DLA Aviation senior leaders during the fiscal 2017 DLA Aviation Annual Operation Plan Review hosted by DLA Aviation’s Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day Oct. 14, 2016 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2016

QAE delivers $146M of insight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Contract Management Agency website — James Vaughn’s dedication to warfighter support recently resulted in preventing $146 million worth of engine damage.

Oct. 25, 2016

DLA Distribution honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2016 - #InclusionWorks

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all members of the DLA Distribution enterprise are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

Oct. 25, 2016

Employees ‘show some love’ during CFC kickoff event

A survivor of domestic violence shared how a local charity helped her during DLA Troop Support’s Combined Federal Campaign kickoff event Oct. 13. CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign and DLA Troop Support employees donated more than $136,000 through CFC last year.

Oct. 25, 2016

DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor in the Community

Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Pearl Harbor associates, along with friends and family, offer their time and services each month at volunteer events island-wide to give back to the

Oct. 25, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Tanya Lee

Tanya Lee leads the audit readiness human performance team in DLA Finance. She used to travel often for her job, until she began experiencing life-threatening blood clots and heart problems. Lee discovered the source of her strength in faith and fortitude.

Oct. 25, 2016

Positive attitude, faith lead DLA employee with disabilities to DoD recognition

A DLA employee's courage when faced with a neurological disorder that had doctors giving him only 30 days left to live has been recognized with an award from the secretary of Defense.

Oct. 24, 2016

Printing the future: MWSS-372 successfully tests 3-D printing in a field environment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A Humvee door handle might not seem like the start of a new era in the Marine Corps, but the Marines of MWSS-327 believe that this small piece of plastic is exactly that. Embracing Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller’s recent push for Marines to innovate, MWSS-372 is one of the first units to experiment with 3-D printing.