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Archive: March, 2017

March 31, 2017

New military positions connecting processes at FRC’s

From October 2015 through February 2016, Navy Lt. Traci Irby backfilled a position at DLA Aviation at the Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego. Little did anyone know it would end up being the catalyst for the permanent implementation of military junior officer positions to be placed at each of the FRC sites DLA Aviation supports.

March 31, 2017

Women’s Program workshop drives participants to action

As part of the National Women’s History Month celebration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Federal Women’s Program hosted a workshop for GS-12’s and above titled “Moving Strategy into Action” focusing on women in the workplace. This event took place Mar. 22 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center on the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Installation. Twenty-five employees from the federal community participated in this workshop.

March 31, 2017

DLA Energy commander attends ribbon-cutting ceremony at Tinker Air Force Base

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin Chapin participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with other senior officials for the Air Force’s largest energy savings performance contract at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 29.

March 31, 2017

International Leadership course conducts annual visit to DLA Distribution

Students enrolled in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania on Mar. 21 to discuss the organization’s mission capabilities and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.

March 31, 2017

Logistics vehicle gets new life fighting fires

A former military supply vehicle stands ready to help fight forest fires in a New England village.

March 31, 2017

Armament Airmen lay down the steel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Shaw Air Force Base website — The 43 Airmen assigned to the 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems flight work around the clock to guarantee the weapons and launchers on F-16CM Fighting Falcons are ready to eliminate their target when fired.

March 30, 2017

Women’s History Month Spotlight: DLA Energy Bulk Petroleum Supply Chain Services Division Chief Patricia Littlejohn

Patricia Littlejohn, DLA Energy Bulk Petroleum Supply Chain Services division chief, discusses her how she rose up the ranks.

March 30, 2017

Land and Maritime women thrive despite challenges

“It’s all a mindset.” Olivia Walter lets others argue over the definition of the word ‘disability.’ “You have to take each situation and decide if you’re going to let it define you,” she said. “I choose to define myself – I don’t let challenges determine my identity.”

March 29, 2017

Distribution headquarters honors Women’s History Month

Employees of DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, celebrated Women’s History Month on March 22 with a presentation featuring Dr. Betty Moseley Brown, associate director of the Center for Women Veterans with the Department of Veterans Affairs. This year’s theme was “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Relations.”

March 29, 2017

DLA Joint Reserve Force director visits Troop Support

Military reservists already contribute to the DLA Troop Support mission. And the director of DLA’s Joint Reserve Force wants to know how they can do more. Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven returned to her hometown of Philadelphia March 23 to discuss the role of reservists with DLA Troop Support leaders.