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Dec. 13, 2017

Total Force Team Takes On Runway Repair Project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — A team of 322nd Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron airmen spanning six specialties has taken on an extensive runway repair project to protect aircraft from potential foreign object damage -- known on flight lines as FOD.

Dec. 13, 2017

Hot-pit refueling enables high-ops training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — The 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oil, Lubricant section kept aircraft flying around the clock by conducting the more efficient hot-pit styled refuels, Dec. 4 -7, during the 23d Wing’s Phase 1, Phase 2 exercise, here.

Dec. 13, 2017

Which is more important for career advancement — Counseling, Mentoring and Coaching?

I’m going to oversimplify, but I’m good like that. A counselor helps you figure out why you are. A mentor helps you become more like them. A coach helps you become more like you.

Dec. 13, 2017

San Diego command hosts FRCSW leadership

DLA Distribution San Diego, California, hosted DLA Distribution Current Operations deputy director, Army Col. Scot Doboszenski; DLA Finance pricing strategist, Abby Ruud; and DLA Finance financial management specialist Luke White for a strategic customer engagement with the senior leadership of Fleet Readiness Center South West on Nov. 7, to discuss pricing strategy.

Dec. 13, 2017

People, teams celebrated for going extra mile in 50th annual Employee Recognition Awards

A total of 43 individuals and 13 teams received 56 awards at the 50th annual Defense Logistics Agency Employee Recognition Awards ceremony, Dec. 12 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 13, 2017

DLA, USTRANSCOM may soon benefit from fusion of commercial, gov transportation system

A major partner organization of the Defense Logistics Agency announced it has successfully completed a test run of a transportation system that could give DLA and its customers additional options for supplying the warfighter and other customers.

Dec. 12, 2017

November 2017 New Employees

Building 20, Buckeye Room was busting at the seams as 36 new employees attended the November New Employee Orientation.

Dec. 12, 2017

Reservists Bundle Christmas Joy for Remote Islanders

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Air Force reservists from the 44th Aerial Port Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, worked alongside the people of Guam to fill boxes full of critical supplies as part of Operation Christmas Drop.

Dec. 12, 2017

Santa Claus and Leadership

I am, after all, running a business here, I’m a boss. I’ve got responsibilities—both to the gift-getters and the gift-makers.

Dec. 12, 2017

Korea commander tours local tech facility, focus on CPI

DLA Distribution Korea’s Lean Six Sigma Black belts, Green belts, and Quality Assurance Team members visited Taegu Tec to tour their facility on Nov. 29.