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Archive: November, 2016

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

Nov. 29, 2016

DLA Troop Support, USDA help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits, vegetables

For more than 20 years, DLA Troop Support has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits and vegetables to people living on or near Indian reservations.

Nov. 28, 2016

Welcome Center launches new Visitor Management System

The Welcome Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, installed a new system to track customer needs and wait times Nov 3. The VMS is designed similar to a Department of Motor Vehicles queuing system.

Nov. 28, 2016

DLA Director serves as guest lecturer to Army Command and General Staff School

Students at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, received a special presentation on military logistics, leadership and how to navigate the joint environment from DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch, Nov. 22.

Nov. 23, 2016

DLA, DHA, services collaborate to improve military healthcare through standardization

Medical standardization across DOD improves clinical outcomes, enhances readiness and training, controls costs and improves DOD-wide interoperability, a DHA official said as more than 100 military medical professionals gathered in Philadelphia recently for a standardization workshop.

Nov. 23, 2016

Sherman receives Distinguished Civilian Service Award

Stephen Sherman, the director of Document Services in DLA Information Operations, received the DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award at a Pentagon ceremony Nov. 3. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work presented the award to Sherman and seven other DoD employees.

Nov. 23, 2016

San Joaquin graduates its leaders in High Performance Leadership

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., held a graduation ceremony for 106 graduates for the Foundations of High Performing Leadership training. All managers, supervisors and American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1546 leaders attended the two-week session.

Nov. 23, 2016

DLA Aviation employee shares his Native American Heritage through video.

November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a time to celebrate American Indian culture and contributions. Timothy Abdella, a Defense Logistics Agency Aviation quality assurance specialist, shares the story of his family's rich Yankton Sioux heritage and the obstacles they have overcome.