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Dec. 2, 2016

Custodians of disaster relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District website — Thanks to a cadre of Corps custodians who prepare year-round, Deployable Tactical Operations System teams are ready to provide their expertise and mobile command centers to quickly respond following hurricanes and other disasters.

Dec. 2, 2016

Hawaii CBRNE Enhanced Response Force put skills to the test at Vigilant Guard 2017

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — A major earthquake struck California and Nevada causing fatalities and damage to major infrastructure. It’s only a scenario, but it’s a scenario that disaster response agencies hope to never have to respond to. Regardless, emergency officials want to be prepared.

Dec. 2, 2016

The last of the Army Hueys fly off to active retirement

After six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters.

Dec. 2, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Troy Judkins

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's employee Troy Judkins is a customer support specialist in the Priority Support Cell of the Customer Operations Directorate at Ogden, Utah. Judkins enjoys being part of an elite team of professionals who are dedicated to supporting the warfighter.

Dec. 2, 2016

Distribution’s chief of staff receives Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service

Perry Knight, chief of staff at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service during DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s inaugural town hall at the new Distribution headquarters building on Nov. 18.

Dec. 1, 2016

Transient Alert and Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance offices offer a multitude of services

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Ensuring the arrivals and departures of transitory aircraft at Wright-Patterson AFB go smoothly, the Transient Aircraft and Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance offices are the ones who make it happen.

Dec. 1, 2016

DLA Director hosts town hall for Distribution headquarters, recognizes employees

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted the inaugural town hall in the new Distribution headquarters building on Nov. 18.

Nov. 30, 2016

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Nellis Air Force Base website — The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

Nov. 30, 2016

DLA Distribution leaders present forward-thinking Annual Operating Plan to DLA Director

On Nov. 18, Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch met with DLA Distribution leadership at the newly constructed headquarters building in New Cumberland, Pa., for a report on the fiscal year 2016 annual operating plan and presentation of the fiscal year 2017 AOP.

Nov. 30, 2016

DSCR rooted in Native American history

As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, DLA Aviation Public Affairs chief shares Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s rich Native American history