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Archive: March, 2017

March 28, 2017

Aerospace Ground Equipment: No air power without ground power

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base website — The 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment shop provides the equipment used by crew chiefs and other aircraft maintainers on the flight line.

March 27, 2017

Maintaining the wheels on the ground

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — From forklifts to fuel trucks, it takes all kinds of vehicles to ensure Team Osan is ready to fight tonight.

March 27, 2017

DLA Aviation signs retail supply manual

DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day signs the first DLA/Navy retail supply manual on March 24, 2017 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 27, 2017

DLA video producer honored by D.C.’s Women in Film & Video

Nutan Chada's passion and talent for bringing awareness to DLA’s work around the world was recently recognized by Washington D.C.’s Women in Film & Video in observance of Women’s History Month.

March 24, 2017

Defense Supply Center Richmond employees participates in tornado drill

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees participated in Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill March 21.

March 24, 2017

Graduate school unveils new 3D metal printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been utilizing additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, to build prototypes with polymers for more than 30 years. On March 16, its Graduate School of Engineering and Management unveiled a new state-of-the-art metal additive manufacturing system that enables AFIT to digitally fabricate aerospace metal parts.

March 24, 2017

Former Distribution Commanders Visit New Distribution Headquarters

As March winds blanketed central Pennsylvania with another layer of snow, seven former Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanders participated in DLA Distribution’s first former commanding general’s forum at the new headquarters building. After providing the former commanders with an update on the current posture, the Distribution leadership team gleaned the perspectives of the former commanders on current and future operations.

March 24, 2017

Runners, walkers, warriors honor warfighters despite cold

Runners and walkers from agencies in Fort Belvoir’s McNamara Headquarters Complex braved wind chills in the 30s to participate in the “Honor the Warrior” 5K Walk-Run March 22.

March 23, 2017

Celebrating Trailblazing Women

The Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness Kristin French was the guest speaker for the Defense Logistics Agency Women’s History Month celebration in the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, March 15.

March 23, 2017

Gimcheon staff uses airwaves to reach out to warfighters

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Korea use the Armed Forces Network to reach out to warfighters.