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Archive: November, 2017

Nov. 6, 2017

Federal survey highlights agency’s strengths, helps prioritize future efforts

DLA employees say they are willing to put in extra effort to accomplish their work and are very satisfied with the agency’s available telework options and alternative work schedules, according to the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Nov. 3, 2017

DLA Energy helps clean up oil spill in Greece

A Defense Logistics Agency Energy partnered mobile oil-water separator from the Marathi Depot in Crete, Greece, helped clean contaminated sea water after a significant oil spill occurred near Athens, Greece.

Nov. 3, 2017

CFC kicks off at DLA Land and Maritime

Federal workers and retirees can now donate online to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 3, 2017

Peruvian major general visits Distribution headquarters

Peruvian Army Maj. Gen. Jaime Fernando Malpica Lozada, G-4 director of logistics, and members of his team visited DLA Distribution headquarters Oct. 26 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 2, 2017

51st CES receives RADR training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron can now conduct Rapid Airfield Damage Repair if called upon after receiving new RADR training from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.

Nov. 2, 2017

Blast from the past: Susquehanna hosts former first sergeant

On Oct. 12, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s current first sergeant Maximo Nunez, hosted a former Susquehanna first sergeant, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado.

Nov. 2, 2017

Vice director: Audit disclaimer an opportunity to improve rather than a failure

Recent news that independent auditors Ernst & Young issued a disclaimer of opinion on the Defense Logistics Agency’s financial records isn’t good, but was not unexpected, DLA Vice Director Ted Case told members of the agency’s audit advancement team in an All Hands meeting Oct. 31.

Nov. 2, 2017

Improving Your Communication Skills

Join EAP in a 1 hour seminar for Improving Your Communication Skills in the Building 20 Buckeye Room on Nov. 14.

Nov. 1, 2017

JBER Laundry fight stains Alaska wide

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Heading south from Fairbanks, is a trailer filled to the brim with soiled linen from various federal agencies. Within 72 hours, JBER Laundry workers of the 673d Force Support Squadron will wash, dry, press, fold and wrap the sullied shipment and return it whence it came. In this fashion, five days per week, thousands of pounds of laundry are exchanged.

Nov. 1, 2017

Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government, and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.