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April 24, 2017

DLA Aviation Operations Center construction continues

Employees looking at the skyline toward Public Safety Building 201 will notice quite a change from October 2015, when ground was broken for the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 24, 2017

Local high school students visit DSCC

Students from Whitehall-Yearling High School visited Defense Supply Center Columbus on Apr. 20 to learn about the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime during “A day in the life of a mentor” event.

April 24, 2017

Susquehanna’s Dixon awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Jerri L. Taylor Award for Individual Outstanding Contributions

Jennifer Dixon, distribution process worker at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Jerri L. Taylor Award for Individual Outstanding Contributions for her swift thinking and fast action after seeing a vehicle accident.

April 21, 2017

Program offers food for thought on sexual assaults

Defense Logistics Agency employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, shared some tea and information about sexual assault, the impact on victims, and how we can support those affected as part of April’s event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April 20, 2017

ETDC keeps Airmen safe downrange

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — As one of the busiest aerial ports in the Air Force Central Command area of responsibility, the 386th is no stranger to Airmen transiting downrange. Depending on the mission, those headed out to other locations require a variety of protective equipment to help keep them safe while operating in what is often times austere and possibly dangerous locations.

April 20, 2017

‘Piering’ into future: Construction to improve fuel operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, began April 3, 2017. The project, which is overseen by the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Facilities, is expected to be completed in 18 months.

April 19, 2017

Acquisition executive temporarily joins Land and Maritime team

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Roxanne Banks, deputy director of Acquisition (J7) for DLA at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

April 19, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Navy Lt. Tim Vadala

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) 279-3139.

April 19, 2017

Distribution’s recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Because of this special emphasis month, DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee hosted a session with one of Distributions Sexual Assault Response Coordinator’s, A.J. Brandt on April 12. This year’s Department of Defense theme is “Protecting our people, protecting our nation.”

April 18, 2017

Forces Join Pipes for Fuel Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Exercise Operation Pacific Reach '17 is a large-scale training exercise that involves coordination between the Inland Petroleum Distribution System and the Amphibious Assault Fuel System as part of an exercise highlighting interoperability between multiple branches of the military from Republic of Korea and United States forces.