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Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 24, 2017

Leaders share experiences, advice to commemorate African American History Month

Leaders from four McNamara Headquarters Complex agencies shared their leadership experiences to celebrate African American History Month, Feb. 22 at the McNamara Auditorium.

Feb. 23, 2017

Navy readiness challenges shared with Aviation leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activity’s annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7 - 9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Navy Capt. Timothy Pfannenstein, Logistics and Industrial Operations executive director, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, presented Navy and Marine Corps readiness challenges.

Feb. 23, 2017

Army logistics mission shared with DLA Aviation leadership

Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (Logistics) Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, briefed Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leaders about the Army’s mission and goals Feb. 8 during the organization’s Senior Leader Conference held on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 23, 2017

Smooth operators: 460th CES maintains base upkeep

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Buckley Air Force Base website — Maintenance is a constant need in life, especially when it comes to military bases. The streets we drive on, the signs we use for specific designations and the snow we need out of the way to be able to drive safely are just some of the responsibilities of the 460th Civil Engineering Squadron.

Feb. 23, 2017

A new year brings a new look

As 2017 unfolds, officials at DLA Disposition Services continue to reach out to customers about the Network Optimization initiative to ensure field sites in the continental United States support customer requirements in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

Feb. 23, 2017

‘Flag ladies’ continue Betsy Ross legacy as museum-worthy Philadelphia flag-makers

Embroiderers at DLA Troop Support continue the flag-making legacy of Betsy Ross and the many needle workers who preceded them. The "flag ladies" are featured in the Betsy Ross House’s newest exhibit “Historic Threads: 250 Years of Flag Making in Philadelphia.”

Feb. 22, 2017

Pelayo promoted to master sergeant

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Janet Pelayo with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated her promotion ceremony Jan. 31 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with her family in an unconventional way

Feb. 22, 2017

Langley one of four AFBs to test bio-based grease

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight was chosen to participate in a 12-month long experimental testing of a new bio-based grease to lessen the base's impact on the environment.

Feb. 22, 2017

Alaska's extreme cold tests soldiers, equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Newcomers to the interior of Alaska are often taken aback by the extreme cold and its effects on the body and equipment, according to Steve Decker, a training specialist at the Northern Warfare Training Center at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Feb. 22, 2017

C&E sends heavy equipment to support Iraq, counter ISIL

Armored bulldozers and track loaders provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are playing a role in protecting Iraq from the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.