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Aug. 31, 2016

Soaring to 60: KC-135 remains backbone of AF air refueling

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website —The KC-135 Stratotanker celebrates its 60th anniversary this week. From the start, Tinker Air Force Base has played a crucial role in the longevity of the jet.

Aug. 31, 2016

Team March transfers surplus to community

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the March Air Reserve Base website — Team March joined members of Congress, Air Force and city of Norwalk leaders, and community residents to celebrate the transfer of 15 acres of an old defense fuels property owned by March Air Reserve Base to the city of Norwalk, California.

Aug. 31, 2016

Women's Equality Day Celebrated in Columbus

The Defense Supply Center Columbus hosted its 2016 Women’s Equality Day program at the building 11 auditorium August 17 featuring a five-member panel who addressed women’s workforce and social issues – to include challenges and successes.

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA, defense industry collaborate on maximizing warfighter readiness

DLA keeps its promise to support warfighters around the world because of America’s defense industrial base, DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith said Aug. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 30, 2016

Aviation’s WSPM team keeps Navy’s MH-53 flying

The U. S. Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon became operational in 1986 and is the only heavy-lift helicopter in Naval Aviation. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Navy Customer Facing Division in the Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of the team helping keep the MH-53 helicopter mission ready.

Aug. 30, 2016

Rosa Parks' heroics celebrated at Women's Equality Day event

An actress portraying Civil Rights heroine Rosa Parks described voting as an integral part of being an American citizen during a Women’s Equality Day event Aug. 24 at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna generates donations for Feds Feeds Families campaign with “CANstruction” challenge

To energize its employees about the 2016 Feds Feed Families campaign and increase donations, DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna devised a challenge for the team to put its creativity- and generosity- to the test.

Aug. 30, 2016

The Hatch Act and you: Social media Q&A with DLA OGC

The use of social media is an area where it can be easy for a federal employee to violate the rule if not careful. Here an attorney from DLA’s Office of General Counsel answers questions about various uses of new media.

Aug. 29, 2016

Air Mobility students learn Distribution, tour DoD’s largest warehouse

On Aug. 24, students in the Advanced Study of Air Mobility Program from United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., stopped by DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., to learn how the organization operates 25 distribution centers globally, before touring the Department of Defense’s largest warehouse at DLA Distribution Susquehanna.

Aug. 29, 2016

DLA support praised by logisticians from Army global-response aviation unit in new video

A new video in the Defense Logistics Agency’s “Logistics On Location” series highlights the support DLA Aviation personnel provide the Army’s 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.