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Oct. 17, 2016

Everyone has a role in conserving energy

October is National Energy Action Month. The Department of Energy has published a list of actions individuals can take in their workplaces to conserve energy and help achieve a healthier environment. Many of the items are simple and common sense actions that can have a big impact over time.

Oct. 17, 2016

Navy birthday: “Tough, Bold and Ready” for 241 years

To commemorate the Navy’s 241st birthday and celebrate its theme “Tough, Bold and Ready,” DLA Distribution took a look back at the service’s rich history on Oct. 13.

Oct. 14, 2016

DLA Rapid Deployment Team leads agency in support for Haiti relief

A DLA Rapid Deployment Team and personnel from across the agency recently deployed to Haiti to provide a range of services, supplies, expertise and infrastructure as the agency assists in disaster relief following Hurricane Matthew.

Oct. 14, 2016

Through college loans, multiple moves, Hispanic Heritage speaker shares how he ‘figured it out’

A child of Salvadoran immigrants said his success and resiliency is the product of his upbringing during the Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 6 in the Bldg. 6 auditorium.

Oct. 14, 2016

Pharmacist earns National Image award, promotes diversity at Troop Support

When the DLA Troop Support workforce was under represented by minorities 15 years ago, José Ramos was one of the first employees approached to help. His work to help increase the diversity of the workforce at Troop Support helped him earn a 2016 National Image Meritorious Service Award.

Oct. 14, 2016

Defense federal community celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans

A ceremony recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month took place inside the auditorium at Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Sept. 28.  The event was sponsored by the Defense Federal

Oct. 14, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center welcomes new commander

Navy Cmdr. Nolasco Villanueva assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, in a ceremony on October 14. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Oct. 14, 2016

Navy birthday celebrates ‘America’s Sailor’

Members of the Navy from organizations across the McNamara Headquarters Complex came together to celebrate 241 years of history during the Navy’s birthday ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 12.

Oct. 13, 2016

Eglin to privatize all four utility systems

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — The Defense Logistics Agency awarded a utilities privatization contract to Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative, or CHELCO, to own, operate and maintain the electrical system infrastructure at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida for 50 years.

Oct. 13, 2016

Troop Support provides food, helipad materials for Hurricane Matthew relief

As the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort deployed to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts, it did so with a timely re-supply of food by DLA. “DLA Troop Support is uniquely positioned to respond to crises like Hurricane Matthew at a moment’s notice with world class logistics,” said Victor Harmon, DLA Troop Support Customer Operations.