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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 2, 2016

In Korea, a Temporary City Springs Up for US, Canadian Soldiers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army website — More than 300 I Corps soldiers showed up at Yongin, South Korea on Aug. 20, bleary-eyed and jet lagged after making the long journey from Joint-Base Lewis McChord to participate in a two-week training exercise.

Sept. 2, 2016

Americas at San Pedro personnel demonstrate resiliency

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at San Pedro, California, employees showed effective distribution management during a supply chain disruption and demonstrated resiliency in the Jet A aviation fuel supply chain at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Sept. 2, 2016

DSCR employee wins gold in 2016 National Veterans’ Wheelchair Games

Kathy Tilbury brought home four gold medals after competing in the 2016 National Veterans’ Wheelchair Games June 26 – July 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She medaled in three swim events, the 100-meter backstroke, 100- and 200-meter freestyle, and Handle Ball bowling.

Sept. 2, 2016

‘Don’t wait, communicate’ during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month 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 visit.

Sept. 2, 2016

Pentagon’s top acquisition official talks innovation, sustainment with defense industry

The United States’ technological superiority is being challenged, and the Department of Defense must start implementing new, innovative ideas to beat the competition, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told military and industry officials Aug. 31 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 1, 2016

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Marco Walker

DLA Aviation spotlights Marco Walker, a customer account specialist working in Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 1, 2016

DLA Distribution initiates mapping operations at Fort Bragg

On August 16, DLA Distribution’s newest operation, DLA Distribution Mapping at Fort Bragg, delivered its first shipment, consisting of four topographic maps for mission planning, to local customers.

Sept. 1, 2016

Smart buyers, common sense key to equipment readiness says leader of Army’s combat ground systems

The Army’s program executive officer for Ground Combat Systems advised fellow logisticians and industrial representatives to not become victims of the acquisition process Sept. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo at Columbus, Ohio.