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Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 16, 2017

Former commander returns, gives Air Force customer perspective at SLC

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activities annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7-9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Former DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson who is the current commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, returned to Richmond to speak with senior leaders from an Air Force customer perspective.

Feb. 16, 2017

Army Implements New, Improved Ammunition Management System

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website —The Army is implementing an updated ammunition management system with significantly improved cyber-attack resistance, as well as greater transparency for ammunition managers and easier functionality for operators.

Feb. 16, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson is a new security specialist for Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence located at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. When he’s not securing operations, information and industrial programs for DLA Aviation, he’s spending time with his family on his boat or hunting.

Feb. 16, 2017

DLA Distribution’s first material processing center officially opens in Salalah, Oman

DLA Distribution Salalah, Oman held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new material processing center on Feb. 9. DLA Energy’s commanding general, Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin A. Chapin officiated the ceremony.

Feb. 16, 2017

DLA employee opens up about battling cancer

An employee of DLA Information Operations discusses his recent battle with cancer and how his family, friends, and DLA coworkers helped him in the fight.

Feb. 15, 2017

Marines and Soldiers train with RFID and Shout nano in tracking Railops

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, joined with soldiers from the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California, to test in-transit visibility of equipment being transported from west coast to east coast bases using Radio Frequency Identification and SHOUT nano devices aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Jan 27.

Feb. 15, 2017

Prayer, meditation room gives HQC employees calm atmosphere to practice spirituality

A quiet, serene spot for prayer and reflection is just steps away for McNamara Headquarters Complex employees.

Feb. 14, 2017

DLA Aviation shows veterans some love

Members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation showed their love for the veteran community Feb. 10 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veteran Administration Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 14, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency three star visits MCLB Barstow

United States Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, who heads the organization supplying every branch of America’s military, visited Defense Logistics Agency facilities aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Jan. 26.

Feb. 14, 2017

Deadline for ‘Real ID’-compliant driver’s license extended to June for some states

If you have family members whose only ID is issued by one of an expanded list of non-compliant states or territories, they will not be able to use that ID for unescorted access to Department of Defense or other federal facilities after June 6, following an extension of the deadline by the Department of Homeland Security.