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Archive: January, 2017

Jan. 18, 2017

DLA employees honored with DACM Awards for service to '4th Estate'

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees stood out as the only individuals to be honored at a ceremony recognizing the achievements of Department of Defense organizations not part of the military services — otherwise known as the 4th Estate — in the training and management of DoD acquisition personnel.

Jan. 18, 2017

San Joaquin’s Mackay promoted to Master Sgt.

During a Jan. 4 ceremo­ny, Army Sgt. 1st Class Scotty Mackay put on the rank of Master Sgt. on before a small crowd of fellow soldiers and employ­ees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif.

Jan. 17, 2017

AF introduces new Energy Flight Plan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The Air Force introduced a new Energy Flight Plan, signed by Miranda Ballentine, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy, on Jan. 6.

Jan. 17, 2017

4th CES EOD employ new 3-D printing capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base website — In 2014, the Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal community identified the need for a unit-level additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, capability in order to accomplish two objectives: to field low-cost training aids and to obtain rare or specialized EOD tools.

Jan. 17, 2017

Land and Maritime Toastmasters celebrate another successful year

For the twelfth consecutive year, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Toastmasters Club has earned the President’s Distinguished Club Award.This award represents the highest level of

Jan. 17, 2017

Oklahoma City presented Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been presented the Global Distribution Excellence: Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance.

Jan. 13, 2017

744th CS prepares for the 58th Presidential Inauguration

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Andrews website — The 744th Communication Squadron is preparing to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Joint Base Andrews, Jan. 20.

Jan. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution Joint Reserve Senior Leader Conference

A group of military reservists newly assigned to leadership positions in the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force (JRF) got a crash course in the agency’s mission, organization and operations at the 9th annual New Leaders Conference, held at DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pa., from Jan. 6 to 8.

Jan. 12, 2017

Active Shooter exercise takes place Jan. 19

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

Jan. 12, 2017

DLA debunks ‘mystery’ behind turning in excess government property

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — For some, the process of turning in old, unused or excess government property is as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle or the Lost City of Atlantis, but it doesn't need to be.