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Archive: April, 2017

April 6, 2017

48th LRS Airmen recognized for inventory system

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Lakenheath website — The 48th Logistic Readiness Squadron’s new digital inventorying system highlighted the 48th Fighter Wing’s “Wing Strength” during the 2016 Unit Effectiveness Inspection.

April 6, 2017

Land and Maritime’s Lewis retires after more than 38 years of federal service.

Milton Lewis, DLA Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive for the past nine years, retired Mar. 31 after completing more than 38 years of dedicated and decorated service to the Department of Defense.

April 6, 2017

DLA Distribution commanding general visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi visited DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform to conduct a town hall and tour the distribution center’s facilities.

April 6, 2017

New medical supplies contract will save warfighter, taxpayer millions

Stretching a dollar just got easier for U.S. military medical personnel across the globe. Acquisition professionals at DLA Troop Support are implementing a new medical and surgical prime vendor program, which is projected to save $168 million over 10 years.

April 5, 2017

Air Force expeditionary energy demo forges ahead

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power the mission worldwide. Diverse field environments and a move towards cost effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Department of Defense powers a mission.

April 5, 2017

Distribution implements DPMAP

By now, you all should be aware of the new DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program or DPMAP, which DLA and DLA Distribution implemented on April 1.

April 4, 2017

Civil Engineering gearing up for spring road repairs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — Winter weather can take a heavy toll on roadways. This can pose a big challenge to the 88th Civil Engineer Group teams responsible for maintaining the 120 miles of base roads on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

April 4, 2017

DLA graduates newest employees from two-year training program

Surrounded by family, friends and co-workers, 29 DLA Aviation and DLA Finance Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) Program graduates joined the ranks of the DLA workforce March 30 in a ceremony held in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 4, 2017

DFSP Charleston excels in surprise oil spill exercise

Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Defense Fuel Support Point Charleston, South Carolina successfully passed a recent government-initiated unannounced exercise involving a hazardous material spill.

April 4, 2017

DLA division uses parachutes, partnership to support humanitarian aid

DLA expanded its humanitarian efforts by teaming with agencies such as NORTHCOM and the USAID to help non-government organizations provide aid to those in need. DLA’s Whole of Government Division recently helped supply the World Food Programme by providing containers and parachutes in order to deliver food and supplies to Syrian refugees.