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Archive: May, 2017

May 8, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

May 8, 2017

Golfers build group spirit in annual tournament

More than 100 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees, guests and corporate sponsors took advantage of the sunny but breezy weather May 3, to participate in the HQC’s annual golf tournament at Woodlawn Golf Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

May 8, 2017

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi assists the Blue Angels

Who do you call to offload and upload support equipment for world famous flight demonstration team, the Navy Blue Angels? DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas- that’s who!

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.

May 5, 2017

Navy Culinary Specialists Serve Tasty Excellence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — In the Navy, the culinary specialist rate was established January 15, 2004. Prior to 1975 they were known as mess management specialists, commissary men and stewards.

May 5, 2017

Krav Maga Class - May 24

Today, self-defense is more important than ever; it brings a sense of security that empowers you to face any situation. DLA Land and Maritime's next Krav Maga class will be May 24 and will teach students how to use efficient, explosive force designed to overcome an assailant and get away to safety.

May 5, 2017

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy chief petty officer’s birthday

April 1 marked the 124th birthday of the Navy chief petty officer rank. The team at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, paused on March 31 to celebrate this event.

May 5, 2017

Live-fire, last-minute, no problem for Information Operations' support of Army Reserve exercise

A lone Document Services employee was able to produce a complex official logo for an Army Reserve live-fire exercise on short notice, to praise from the customer.

May 5, 2017

DLA director retires after 38-year Air Force career

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Andy Busch marked the end of his 38-year Air Force career May 4 with a retirement ceremony at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

May 4, 2017

New program delivers emergency-ready masks to Airmen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — A clean and serviceable M50 mask can be the most important piece of equipment Airmen can have in a war-time environment. Now that equipment will have more reliability, after having gone through the new Air Force Mask Inspection and Repair Program.