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Archive: March, 2017

March 10, 2017

New forging dies and organic manufacturing improve aircraft wing spar support

In 2014, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, and the F-15 Eagle System Program Office identified a critical requirement for the F-15 C/D model aircraft wing spars. The spars, a critical structural component within the aircraft’s wing, were showing stress cracks.

March 10, 2017

Hurry named new DLA Aviation commander

The Air Force General Officer Management Office announced March 9 that Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda S. Hurry will replace Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Richmond, Virginia.

March 10, 2017

Agency honored for charitable campaign promotion

For the first time ever, the Defense Logistics Agency won the the top award for federal agencies its size, for its support of the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign.

March 9, 2017

Agency leaders show support for SAPR program

On March 8, designated as International Women’s Day, Defense Logistics Agency leaders took a break from Executive Board business to address an important issue to both women and men – sexual assault prevention and response.

March 9, 2017

Daylight Saving Time begins March 12: Change your clocks, batteries

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia’s Fire and Emergency Services welcomes its first program of the year for 2017, “Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery”, as Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 12.

March 9, 2017

'Logistics on Location' video showcases Naval pharmacy in Hawaii

The latest "Logistics on Location" video shows how the Makalapa Pharmacy works with DLA Troop Support Pacific and the Medical supply chain’s pharmaceutical prime vendor program to help keep service members and their families healthy.

March 9, 2017

San Joaquin’s Pine retires after 35 years of dedicated service

Cheryl Pine, formerly O’Brien, is saying goodbye to the DLA family upon her retirement from federal service after 35 years of dedicated service to the nation, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California and the warfighter. She is leaving her systems team where she has served as the Systems Division chief for the Inventory and Support Services Group since 2014.

March 8, 2017

AF, Army collaboration enhances supply operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron worked with supply specialists assigned to the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) during a week-long training Feb. 27 through March 3 to showcase the Air Force’s supply management processes.

March 8, 2017

Defense Working Group visits Columbus DLA installation

Members of the Central Ohio Defense Working Group held their quarterly meeting at Defense Supply Center Columbus for a firsthand look at the installation’s contributions to global defense and its local economic impact.

March 7, 2017

Brahmsteadt named DLA’s new command senior enlisted leader

The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced March 6 that Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt will succeed Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin as the Defense Logistics Agency’s command senior enlisted leader.