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Archive: 2016

Oct. 20, 2016

Navy celebrates birthday at 2nd annual cardboard regatta

A raging naval battle took place Oct. 13 at Defense Supply Center Columbus that saw projectiles launched, ships destroyed, and at least one sword brandished.The action was all in good fun though, as

Oct. 20, 2016

DLA Director promotes agency to military logistics professionals

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch wants more military logisticians, especially those in the prime of their careers, to think of DLA as a desirable and career-enhancing place to serve, he told the audience at an Oct. 12 event.

Oct. 20, 2016

If these walls could talk: Political paraphernalia under the Hatch Act

Not all communication is electronic. And not all political activity prohibited by the Hatch Act is written or spoken.

Oct. 19, 2016

Land and Maritime leader recognized for service to the blind

A Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime senior executive received an award for his efforts to create and sustain jobs for people who are blind. The National Association for the Employment of

Oct. 19, 2016

Employee Spotlight Charles Pardee

The spotlight shines on Charles Pardee. He’s a quality assurance specialist for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate's Aviation Engines and Auxiliary Components Division.

Oct. 19, 2016

Aircraft Parts Store feeds the fight in OIR

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Over time, wear and tear of aircraft parts can cause planes to be down for days at a time. It’s the job of one shop, in coordination with aircraft maintainers, to try and prevent this from happening.

Oct. 18, 2016

DLA fuel spill response exercise challenges Tyndall emergency preparedness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tyndall Air Force Base website — Members of the 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 325th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a fuel spill exercise Oct. 14.

Oct. 18, 2016

AbilityOne Day highlights benefits of federal employment program

“I didn’t think this could ever happen to me.”Scott Owens was a rising star in his platoon within the Army’s historic 101st Airborne Division. Selected as his unit’s Radio Telephone Operator, he was

Oct. 18, 2016

Crime Prevention Month: Protect yourself

Staying alert, keeping a low profile and securing your property will help you avoid becoming a target for criminals, say security officials at DLA Installation Support.

Oct. 17, 2016

Employees celebrate 241st Navy Birthday

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees gathered in the Center Restaurant Oct. 13 to celebrate the Navy’s 241st birthday.