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Archive: November, 2017

Nov. 8, 2017

Agency photographer, veteran runs to honor squad leader’s memory

Most DLA employees know Teodora Mocanu as the agency’s dedicated photographer — but she is also a mother, a scholar and an Army veteran. In memory of her late squad leader, Sgt. Anthony Lopez, Mocanu ran in this year’s Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., Oct. 8.

Nov. 7, 2017

Repair facility saves AFGSC $13 million

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility which saves time and money.

Nov. 7, 2017

Veteran and educator makes return visit to motivate Land and Maritime workforce

“Three hundred and thirty million Americans lay claim to the rights, liberties and securities provided by this nation, but not a single one of them is obligated to defend them. Veterans are pledged to protect and defend those rights, liberties and securities that every American enjoys. Today we salute veterans for their selfless and patriotic service,” said retired Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich. He is currently the director of the Ohio Dominican University’s PATRIOTS Program.

Nov. 7, 2017

Medical team earns DLA Troop Support Team of the Quarter

The Medical supply chain's contingency contracting team is responsible for supplying medical material to the military services in support of military deployments, contingencies and wartime operations.

Nov. 7, 2017

Warfighter Learn and Reward Day held at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation

Warfighter Learn and Reward Day an opportunity to learn about our DLA Aviation teammates, both military and civilian.

Nov. 7, 2017

Susquehanna Installations Operations hosts force protection lecture series

DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania hosted a force protection lecture series which highlighted photos of the 2011 flooding in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the efforts of the Derry Township Police Department on Oct. 27. The guest speaker was Patrick M. O’Rourke, Sr., former Derry Township police chief and current security manager with the Global Security team at the Hershey Company.

Nov. 7, 2017

HQC employees celebrate Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday

The men and women who’ve served in the Marine Corps since its birth have built a strong legacy, the service’s assistant deputy commandant for combat development and integration said during a celebration of the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 6.

Nov. 6, 2017

Night Work: Mechanics Keep Helos Flying in the Sunlight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Army helicopter maintenance specialists have been working nonstop in Puerto Rico to maintain six CH-47 Chinook helicopters that deliver humanitarian supplies daily to some of the island's hardest-hit and most remote areas following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Nov. 6, 2017

Shred event scheduled Nov. 8 on DSCR

All Department of Defense identification cardholders will have the opportunity to participate in the Bellwood Shred event that will take place Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Outdoor Recreation Building 24 parking lot located on 8th street on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 6, 2017

Distribution’s Mullinax promoted to colonel

DLA Distribution Current Operations deputy Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony Mullinax was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony Oct. 31.