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Archive: January, 2017

Jan. 26, 2017

Active shooter exercise helps employees train, prepare for threats

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond held an active shooter exercise Jan. 19 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 26, 2017

DLA Distribution honored with Energy award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was honored with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award in December for implementing a process to convert existing steam heating to a more efficient natural gas heating system in eight of its facilities.

Jan. 26, 2017

Squadron serves as strong link in OIR supply chain

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Central Command website — Constant loading and offloading of various items to and from aircraft requires careful coordination among the aerial porters of the 870th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron and they rely on each other’s expertise to efficiently perform their mission.

Jan. 25, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Theresa Mckinzie

Theresa Mckinzie, customer support specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah, has 13 years with DLA and is dedicated to serving and getting the parts into the mechanics hands, quickly, and getting the weapon systems back to warfighter.

Jan. 25, 2017

Frosty Bear run frost-free but fun

At a resiliency-building winter walk-run 5K on Jan. 25, DLA employees made a strong showing among a record turnout of participants.

Jan. 25, 2017

Munitions specialist exemplifies creative thinking

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — Innovation isn’t a foreign concept in the Air Force. However, the 49th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight is taking the concept to the next level. A 49th MXS munitions specialist took it upon himself to create an inventory accountability program to better track the thousands of dollars in ammo assets.

Jan. 25, 2017

‘A day on… Not a day off’: Distribution Headquarters celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DLA Distribution Headquarters celebrated Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s., legacy during the inaugural program hosted by the new DLA Distribution Multicultural Committee on Jan. 19.

Jan. 25, 2017

Photographer receives surprise recognition during awards ceremony

Several Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees received recognition for their service and accomplishments during a quarterly awards ceremony Jan. 19.

Jan. 24, 2017

Partnership helps JBSA understand the uses of microgrid technology

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An innovative partnership between Joint Base San Antonio and CPS Energy is helping both entities further understand the uses and effectiveness of microgrid technology, which has the capability of producing power without being on the electric grid.

Jan. 24, 2017

Common social media applications target victims of Human Trafficking

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, security personnel encourage employees, family, and friends to be proactive and aware of the methods and risks associated with social media and internet usage as it potentially applies to Combatting Trafficking in Persons.