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Archive: May, 2017

May 11, 2017

Navy's fleet ordnance and supply director visits DLA Troop Support

Troop Support plays a large role in Fleet Forces Command’s mission to equip Naval Forces for assignment to combatant commanders.

May 10, 2017

Personal experience: Why DST is important, why I would do it again

Many people have asked me why I volunteered to go to Kuwait. Even more have asked me if I was scared. If I am very honest, the answer is yes. But if I admitted that even to myself, I would not have gone.

May 10, 2017

Distribution supports Operation Pacific Reach

DLA Distribution’s 25th distribution center, the Expeditionary Team with the support from a DLA Distribution Korea team deployed in support of Operation Pacific Reach, which is an exercise conducted every other year. This year’s exercise was held from April 10 through April 21 at Dogu Beach in Pohang, South Korea.

May 10, 2017

It’s okay to answer Question 21

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a good time to bring up question 21 on the Questionnaire for National Security Positions, the SF-86 form one completes for every security clearance, whether initial or renewal.

May 9, 2017

F-16 maintainers and fuel specialists run 24 hour operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Holloman Air Force Base website — Holloman’s 54th Aircraft Maintenance Airmen work tirelessly to keep the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft, flying high above New Mexico’s desert.

May 9, 2017

Beale AFB modernizes electrical infrastructure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — In order to keep Beale the intelligence spearhead of the Air Force, more than 200 power poles and their wiring are currently being replaced as part of an ongoing project to renovate and modernize Beale’s electrical infrastructure.

May 9, 2017

DLA’s director of logistics operations visits Norfolk distribution center

On May 2, Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith, director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations, visited Norfolk, Virginia, for a tour of the pre-commissioned unit USS Ford, and of DLA Distribution’s operations.

May 9, 2017

Subsistence employee to be inducted into R&DA Hall of Fame

Jim Lecollier, Subsistence, will be inducted into the Research & Development Associates for Military Food and Packaging Systems, Inc. Hall of Fame in Williamsburg, Virginia, May 24. He's being honored for his unwavering support to the warfighter, and bringing industry and government together.

May 9, 2017

Aviation Army team staffs DLA exhibit at Nashville Conference

Representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Army Customer Facing Division staffed the DLA Exhibit at the annual Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, April 26-28 in Nashville, Tennessee.

May 8, 2017

National Guard engineers make their own path in Romania

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Rainy weather in early May is just another obstacle to overcome for the Soldiers of Resolute Castle 2017, an engineering exercise underway in Romania and Poland. When rain turned their roads to a slick muck, endangering the trucks hauling rock for the tank trails, the engineers built a new road to continue work and prevent future delays.