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Archive: May, 2017

May 16, 2017

Police Week Spotlight: Officer Dustin Smith

As part of Police Week observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia spotlight one of their own, Police Officer Dustin Smith, who is among those who selflessly secures and protects the base, its people and our neighbors every day.

May 16, 2017

Oklahoma City’s Purnell named Employee of the Quarter

Arthur Purnell, a material examiner and identifier for Central Receiving at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017.

May 16, 2017

New technologies lead San Pedro DFSP restoration efforts

A pilot study using new technologies will set the stage for remedial efforts to remove contaminants in the fuel tank farm area at Defense Fuel Support Point San Pedro.

May 15, 2017

Maintenance miracle workers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Mountain Home Air Force Base website — The Air Force Repair Enhancement Program here performs miracles all the time. Recently, the four-person shop repaired a $20,000 power supply headed for the trash by replacing a $5 resistor, the equivalent of fixing a $300 phone with an eight-cent paper clip.

May 15, 2017

Columbus Federal Defense Community celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DSCC

Federal employees at Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated the history and diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during their annual heritage event on the installation.

May 15, 2017

Fueling the fight: POL teams pump life into airpower, mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Members of the petroleum, oil and lubricants flight deliver the lifeblood powering operations at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group.

May 15, 2017

Corpus’s Fernandez named Employee of the Quarter

Emily Fernandez, a distribution process worker at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016.

May 15, 2017

National Archives to inspect DLA records management this month

The long wait for another inspection of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Records Management Program ends this month, when officials from the National Archives and Records Administration visit two DLA sites.

May 14, 2017

Biomedical equipment tech repairs, replaces vital deployed medical gear

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Staff Sgt. Ryan McGinnis, the sole biomedical equipment technician is charged with the maintenance and calibration of all the equipment doctors and medics rely on. He holds responsibility for everything from lab equipment and refrigerators to life-saving equipment such as defibrillators and infusion pumps.

May 12, 2017

Safety in their hands: Keeping pilots protected with AFE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eielson Air Force Base website — For the hectic day of a pilot, grabbing their gear is just one small step in the long list of tasks before a flight.