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Archive: January, 2017

Jan. 12, 2017

Infantry Equipping Challenge drives toward leaner, more lethal gear for Marines

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command and the Marine Corps School of Infantry–East teamed up Dec. 5-8, to evaluate gear designed to make Marines leaner and more lethal on the battlefield.

Jan. 12, 2017

DLA director praises Troop Support performance during annual review

“You have been capable in driving significant change in your business practice,” DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch told Troop Support leaders Jan. 5. “But the changes that are required of us going forward are equally as significant.”

Jan. 12, 2017

Korea’s Lee finds fame through contest

Jenny Lee (이연주), a six-month local intern, has become a valuable member of the DLA Distribution Korea team. She is a recent college graduate and was selected from a pool of candidates in the Army supported intern program.

Jan. 11, 2017

DLA director emphasizes strategic goals at Troop Support town hall

The Defense Logistics Agency director said that while DLA Troop Support has done great work supporting the warfighter over more than 15 years of conflict in the Middle East, the strategic environment is changing.

Jan. 10, 2017

Icemen Behind the Scenes

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — When the snow starts to blow, residents of Eielson Air Force Base anticipate the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron will ensure the roads are safe to drive on. But what happens when the snow blowers, plows and graders break?

Jan. 10, 2017

DLA Energy Awards Largest Air Force ESPC

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy awarded an energy savings performance contract Dec. 13, for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, or OC-ALC, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Jan. 10, 2017

Columbus mayor visits DSCC

DLA Land and Maritime Commander, Navy Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic welcomed Columbus, Ohio Mayor Andrew Ginther for a familiarization visit to the Defense Supply Center (DSCC) Columbus installation

Jan. 10, 2017

Distribution employees honored at annual DLA award ceremony

DLA director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, along with Distribution’s deputy commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, presented six Distribution employees with awards at the DLA 49th Annual Employee Recognition Program ceremony Dec 15. The program seeks to recognize outstanding performers in all segments of the DLA workforce.

Jan. 9, 2017

Far East District prepares for move to Humphreys with container removal

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — In preparation for the Far East District's relocation to Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, the Logistics Management Office turned in six 20-feet containers to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services on Dec. 22, 2016.

Jan. 9, 2017

407th ECES upgrades fire retardant foam

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 407th Air Expeditionary Group website — Firefighters from the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron upgraded their inventory of aqueous film forming foam to a more environmentally friendly version of the fire retardant, Jan. 6 at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group.