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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 28, 2016

DLA results on federal survey show favorable employee opinions of agency

Defense Logistics Agency employees view their organization more favorably than employees of many other Defense Department or federal government agencies, according to survey results released this month.

Sept. 28, 2016

Commander’s Cup winners announced following final event in series

New Cumberland Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officially closed out its sixth annual Commander’s Cup, which ran from May 20 through September 23, with a 10k race.

Sept. 27, 2016

‘Ghost Rider’ in the sky: B-52H departs Tinker in historic flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force website — The first B-52H Stratofortress to be resurrected from the nation’s aircraft reservoir to rejoin the active bomber fleet soared off Tuesday from Tinker Air Force Base.

Sept. 27, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Maria Friend

What is your job title, and what do you do, specifically? DLA Aviation Pathways Student Intern (Contracting). I support my section by performing pre-award functions inclusive of acquisition planning, soliciting, evaluation, negotiation, and the awarding of contracts compliant with Federal Government Regulations and Policies.

Sept. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk graduates supervisors from Foundations of High Performing Leadership

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, recently celebrated the graduation of 65 supervisors from an intensive, multi-day leadership course.

Sept. 27, 2016

Field rep uses ‘melon’ to provide DLA customers with fresh produce

Joseph Miler once held the record at the Kentucky State Fair for growing the largest watermelon. But Miller doesn’t use his produce expertise just to set records. He also uses it to support the warfighter and other customers as a Subsistence field rep.

Sept. 27, 2016

Land and Maritime Soldier receives National Image Award

A Soldier at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime has been honored with the 2016 National Image Inc. Award for Meritorious Military Service. Army Capt. Miracle Garcia, a contracting officer with

Sept. 27, 2016

National Hispanic conference offers training, inspiration

Two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates attended the 44th Annual Federal Employees Leadership and Diversity Training Program, also known as the 2016 National Training Program (NTP), on Sept. 12-16 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Sept. 26, 2016

Camp Casey Logistics Soldiers Stretch Their Skills in Ground, Air Exercises

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Soldiers conducted ground and air resupply training missions to ensure they could “Fight Tonight” in South Korea – with written exams and other challenges during various exercises in July and August.

Sept. 26, 2016

Air Force celebrates 69 years of flying high into the wild blue yonder

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major league baseball color barrier, the United Nations voted in favor of the creation of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union began, and President Harry S. Truman signed The National Security Act of 1947, creating both the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of the Air Force.