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Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 13, 2017

Aviation senior leaders meet to dial up performance

Senior leaders from across Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s 18 geographical locations within the U.S. traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb 7-9 to meet with teammates and other DLA, military services and industry leaders to review last year’s performance and discuss how to improve support this year.

Feb. 13, 2017

DLA San Joaquin hosts Expeditionary Academy

Members of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary Team assigned to DLA Distribution San Joaquin, in concert with partners from DLA Distribution Expeditionary Logistics and DLA Training, hosted an Expeditionary Academy Jan. 17 through 27 for the DLA Distribution Operations Team San Joaquin Navy Reserve unit. The two-week event consisted of classroom and hands-on training, with a focus on DLA Distribution and mobilization training.

Feb. 10, 2017

DLA Hosts Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees

The DLA Joint Reserve Force hosted 45 Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees for a weekend of training, networking and team building at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 3-5.

Feb. 10, 2017

DLA celebrates exceeding CFC goal at awards ceremony

Workers and contributors to the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Combined Federal Campaign celebrated surpassing the organization’s donation goal during an awards ceremony in the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 9.

Feb. 9, 2017

Subsistence grows produce support to Alabama schools with satsumas

Schoolchildren in Alabama are enjoying a citrus treat this winter thanks in part to DLA Troop Support. Satsumas are a seedless fruit with loose skin grown in Alabama. And the Subsistence supply chain provides them to schools through the DOD Fresh Program.

Feb. 9, 2017

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Terry Lutz

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3130.

Feb. 9, 2017

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme supports Operation Deep Freeze, the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, the logistics hub for NSF’s research mission.

Feb. 8, 2017

Vehicle operators keep the mission rolling at Malmstrom

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Malmstrom Air Force Base website — When it comes to the fleet of more than 800 vehicles that travel both on base and in the nearly 13,800 square mile missile field located in central Montana, the 341st Logistical Readiness Squadron vehicle operators are on hand to ensure that transportation needs are met for units to carry out mission objectives.

Feb. 8, 2017

403rd Fabrication Flight: you bend it, we mend it

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — Taking an ordinary piece of metal and crafting it into a functioning aircraft part might seem like magic, but the Airmen at the 403rd Wing Fabrication Flight do it every day.

Feb. 8, 2017

POL: we fuel the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — From refueling jets and firetrucks to testing fuel samples and maintaining liquid oxygen, the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight does it all at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.