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Dec. 16, 2016

Thinking outside of the box: 355th LRS enhances deliveries using Wi-Fi

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base website — The 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron devised a new method of tracking deliveries through Wi-Fi that has changed its efficiency of delivering supplies to more than 250 organizations.

Dec. 16, 2016

Employees kickoff the holiday season with Tree Lighting ceremony, holiday music, talent show

Employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Dec. 14 during the annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, kicking off the holiday season with a musical performance by Bensley Elementary School’s 5th Grade Choir, the Holiday Talent Competition, and a wreath competition.

Dec. 16, 2016

Navy Reservists team up with DLA Distribution Korea

As part of their annual training, a group of United States Navy Reservists joined forces for the first time with United States Army soldiers, civilians and Korean nationals to work together as a team for the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. With the help of the reservists, the team processed nearly 2,000 lines this past November.

Dec. 15, 2016

Culture change leads to Defense Supply Center Richmond earning OSHA safety star status

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, home of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, DLA Installation Support at Richmond and many other DLA organizations has received star status in safety by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Dec. 15, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center holds annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted their 11th annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally on Nov. 10. Eight teams consisting of 37 participants competed in five events designed to test their safe forklift operating skills.

Dec. 15, 2016

DLA Energy Europe and Africa Petroleum laboratory featured in Facebook video

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe and Africa Petroleum laboratory in Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, is featured in a 21st Theater Sustainment Command Facebook video.

Dec. 15, 2016

Fuels Airmen: the foundation of 86th AW’s mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Technology is advancing every year. It keeps us warm during the winter, cooks our food, and ensures transportation gets us from point A to point B. But no matter how far we technologically advance, we will always need fuel.

Dec. 15, 2016

Graduates on right pathway to career in warfighter support

More than 50 participants in DLA's Pathways to Career Excellence Program took the next step to a successful career during their graduation ceremony in Philadelphia Dec. 13.

Dec. 14, 2016

Employees bring holiday joy to local schoolchildren

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees, known for providing critical supplies to warfighters, supplied gifts, games and cheer to local students during the annual Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 8.

Dec. 14, 2016

Face of Defense: Sailor Serves as ‘Sheriff of Mess Decks’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Four times a day, the USS Whidbey Island mess decks are filled with a hungry crew and a well-trained staff. Nearly incomprehensible amounts of food are eaten and restocked, yet, without fail the staff has the place looking clean and ready to go again minutes after each torrent fades.