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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 30, 2016

Employees, commander surprise supervisors with leadership award

Several supervisors at DLA Troop Support were pleasantly caught off guard by the actions of their employees. They earned positive leadership awards after being nominated by their employees: Dr. Greg Gsell, Business Process Support Randall Owens, Medical supply chain; and Mary Martin, Medical.

Sept. 30, 2016

New disposal support representative always on duty

Customers may already know to contact a disposal support representative when needing advice about turning in property, but the newcomer can claim to work longer hours because this is a digital DSR.

Sept. 29, 2016

309th EMXG receives first annual DOD VPP award

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex’s 309th Electronics Maintenance Group has come away with the first-ever 2016 Department of Defense Voluntary Protection Program Group Achievement Award.

Sept. 29, 2016

Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident

September is National Preparedness Month. One of the warnings you may be given if chemical, biological, nuclear or high explosives (CBRNE) may have been released into the atmosphere is to shelter in place (SIP). This is a precaution aimed to keep you safe while remaining indoors. SIP means selecting a small, interior room, with no or few windows, and taking refuge there. It does not mean sealing off your entire office building. The Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia CBRNE Annex Plan details what you should do if an CBRNE incident occurs on DSCR.

Sept. 29, 2016

National Preparedness Month: Preparing for a Flood

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. This year’s theme is once again “Don’t wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

Sept. 29, 2016

Are you ready? Take part in America’s PrepareAthon!

In the spirit of resiliency, DLA Troop Support is encouraging employees to take part in America's PrepareAthon! The FEMA campaign is a grassroots movement for action to increase community preparedness and resilience.

Sept. 29, 2016

DNA marking technology improves quality through fraud prevention

The Defense Logistics Agency is investigating the expanded use of DNA marking technology as a quality assurance method within its microcircuit supply chain since learning of its innovative use in

Sept. 28, 2016

Calibration lab makes sure everything measures up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow website — The Calibration Laboratory validates the accuracy of measurements of nearly every piece of precision test or measurement equipment aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow to ensure it meets the accuracy specified by the manufacturer of the instrument or those specified within the Navy/Marine Corps Calibration Program.

Sept. 28, 2016

Commentary: DORRA employees embrace resiliency

Resiliency is one of those things that we work at every day on our own and with the encouragement of others. September is Defense Logistics Agency’s Resiliency Month, and Sep. 7 was celebrated as Resiliency Day across the agency. It was a time set aside to provide employees an opportunity to accentuate their actions to maintain and improve resiliency in their lives.

Sept. 28, 2016

Employees train on asset visibility tool for logisticians

Local logisticians went to school Sept. 21 on a tool to help them track their stuff. The training included how to run queries for materials in transit to customers around the world through the IGC program.