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Archive: May, 2017

May 29, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and many of our service men and women, civilian employees, and contractor teammates will celebrate with barbecues, picnics, parades, and extended travel plans.

May 26, 2017

AFLCMC leads efforts to get additive manufacturing products to the field

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Product Support Engineering Division, is using the new manufacturing technique of additive manufacturing to get important parts and equipment to the field.

May 26, 2017

Susquehanna’s Executive Officer retires after 29 years of service

Army Lt. Col. Jacob H. Freeman, Distribution Management Division chief and executive officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., officially retired on May 19 after 29 years of service to the Army. The ceremony was officiated by Col. Brad Eungard, commander of the distribution center.

May 26, 2017

This Memorial Day, reflect and remember — but also be vigilant

Given the recent suicide bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom, Defense Logistics Agency employees are urged to be vigilant in large public gatherings. Look out for any person whose behavior, demeanor or belongings seem unusual, and report them to law enforcement.

May 26, 2017

DLA small-business office helps train businesses on government contracting

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs co-hosted with George Mason University an annual Training, Outreach and Networking Event for U.S. businesses in Arlington, Virginia, May 18.

May 25, 2017

DLA Energy Commander visits Baltimore DFSP

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander visited the Defense Fuel Support Point Baltimore and the Vane Brothers Company as part of a familiarization tour of the DLA Energy Americas East supply chain May 22.

May 25, 2017

DLA Distribution Bahrain welcomes new commander

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Charles M. Tellis, assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, Southwest Asia, in a ceremony May 25. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Central Command and Southern Command commander, U.S. Army Col. Derrin W. Williams.

May 25, 2017

Medical employee maintains cold chain, saves money, earns DOD award

When DLA sends vaccines and drugs to military medical facilities, Dana Dallas ensures there are no weak links in the cold chain. The Medical supply chain employee earned the Defense Department’s Packaging Excellence Award in a ceremony in Rockaway, N.J., May 10.

May 25, 2017

Land and Maritime honors its 2017 Hall of Fame class

Seven associates representing 153 years of service to the nation’s warfighters were honored with Land and Maritime’s highest tribute with their induction into the Land and Maritime 2017 Hall of Fame

May 25, 2017

DORRA employees graduate from 14-week Army Logistics University course

Three Defense Logistics Agency Office of Operations Research and Resource Analysis employees recently graduated from a prestigious Army training course.