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Dec. 12, 2017

The National Guard: A 381-year heritage of service

The National Guard's heritage dates back 381 years ago to the 13 original colonies when the Massachusetts Bay Colony militia was organized on Dec. 13, 1636.

Dec. 11, 2017

Distribution commanding general introduces DLA Director’s strategic plan in annual town hall meeting

Introducing the DLA Director’s 2018-2026 Strategic Plan and discussing how the lines of effort outlined in the plan apply to DLA Distribution was the main focus of DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi’s November 28 town hall with headquarters staff.

Dec. 11, 2017

Alaska Guard fuel supply specialist keeps aircraft flying

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — When it comes to safely pumping fuel into 1-207th Aviation UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, following instructions to the letter is critical to the job.

Dec. 10, 2017

DLA Disposition Services hosts its annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle in Battle Creek, Michigan

DLA Disposition Services hosted its annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan

Dec. 8, 2017

Distribution’s Rosenkranz honored as Carlisle Barracks NCO of the Year

On Dec. 1, DLA Distribution Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Rosenkranz was honored by Army Maj. Gen. John Kem, commanding general and 51st commandant, U.S. Army War College, as Carlisle Barracks’ Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, fiscal year 2017.

Dec. 8, 2017

Installation Operations employee, food drive volunteer is DLA Troop Support's Employee of the Month

Leonard Shannon is the DLA Troop Support Employee of the Month for October. He had an integral part in collecting more than 3,000 pounds of food that was donated to Philabundance, the Philadelphia area's largest hunger relief organization.

Dec. 7, 2017

Building bundles, checking them twice

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Yokota Air Base website — Once a year islanders throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Federated States of Micronesia, and Republic of Palau will see bundles parachute out the back of multiple planes to provide them with essential supplies that are necessary for their daily lives. Airmen started building 10 practice bundles and 140 supply bundles for the 66th Operation Christmas Drop at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 7, 2017.

Dec. 7, 2017

New DLA Troop Support Joint Reserves Forces lead promoted to colonel

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new Joint Reserves Forces team lead said he was humbled, honored and grateful for the support of family and friends during his promotion ceremony Dec. 1.

Dec. 7, 2017

Three-Airman shop keeps fuel pumping

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Tucked away in a corner of Holloman AFB is a small shop that keeps trucks moving, aircraft flying and mission critical equipment running around base. The 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron refueling maintenance shop consists of three Airmen that are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the base’s 18 refueling vehicles.

Dec. 7, 2017

Yokosuka PPP&M box shop crafts specialty wooden containers

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team consists of packing experts who are trained to design and assemble special packages and crates for protecting high value and extremely unique requirements. These reimbursable services and support are provided in addition to the teams core function to pack material for shipment as part of our core business.