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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 8, 2016

DLA looks to commercial industry for innovative solutions

Counterfeit parts prevention and additive manufacturing are among numerous areas that need innovative solutions from commercial industry, Defense Logistics Agency’s research and development chief said during the agency’s first Research and Development Industry Day Sept. 7 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.

Sept. 7, 2016

Conference highlights warfighter support, opportunities for small businesses

Small businesses play a large role in supporting the warfighter, and that impact was on display Aug. 30 – Sep. 1 at a Defense Logistics Agency conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 6, 2016

Partners in Protection: The insider threat, you are the first line of defense

While considering the current threat environment, we must ask ourselves, who is the greater threat…the trained, international, state-sponsored intelligence officer or an employee holding a position of public trust with access to the agency’s sensitive information?

Sept. 6, 2016

DLA Energy assists Arlington National Cemetery with electricity distribution system

Defense Logistics Agency Energy members met with Dominion Virginia Power leaders to follow up on the progress of projects at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 31.

Sept. 6, 2016

Land and Maritime promotes unity at Captains of Industry meeting

Cybersecurity, future requirements of land and sea forces as well as cost pricing were topics of discussion between senior leadership and industry heavyweights Aug. 30 inside the Columbus Convention Center.

Sept. 6, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center welcomes new deputy commander

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, recently welcomed Roy Jewell as the new deputy commander.

Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 5, 2016

DLA Profiles In Resiliency CSM Charles Tobin, HQ DLA

Employee resiliency is something we can all support. The Profiles in Resiliency video series highlights different employees sharing their story and what they did to stay strong and resilient.

Sept. 2, 2016

U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps Team Up to Support Sasebo Disaster Drill

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey transported medical personnel and evacuated a simulated patient from a remote island during Sasebo's annual emergency drill, Sept. 1.