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Archive: June, 2017

June 28, 2017

Installation active shooter exercise tests crisis response

To test the installation’s emergency and crisis response capabilities, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, hosted an active shooter exercise June 8.

June 28, 2017

Brothers-in-arms retire together at DSCR

June 22, at high noon on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was a special time for two Army officers as they marked the end of their collective 52-years of service in the Army during a combined retirement ceremony in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 28, 2017

Feds Feed Families underway at DLA Philadelphia

The local Feds Feed Families food drive opened June 20, and DLA employees in Philadelphia have already donated 962 pounds of food as of June 27.

June 27, 2017

OCORT encourages teamwork, readiness

Civilian employees and military reservists working for the Defense Logistics Agency practiced the skills needed to deploy to forward areas during an Overseas Contingency Operations Response Training exercise from June 12 to 23.

June 27, 2017

Industrial Hardware director retires from Air Force

The director of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain retired from the Air Force in a ceremony here June 22. Col. Glenn Chadwick served more than 27 years and will retire to Dallas.

June 27, 2017

Groundbreaking marks start of Troop Support HQs construction

The new construction reflects the evolution of the DLA Troop Support, from depot operations to procuring more than $14 billion worth of materiel for the military and other customers in 2016, said Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, commander.

June 27, 2017

Stand up for those with PTSD, yourself included

At least half of all Americans will experience a trauma at some point in their lives, which can lead to PTSD. But treatment and counseling are widely available and often free of charge.

June 26, 2017

Fort Riley leaders, partners break ground on energy saving contract

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fort Riley website — A 22-year partnership between Fort Riley, Southland Energy, Installation Management Command and the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was re-affirmed at the Energy Savings Performance Contract groundbreaking ceremony June 13 at Ware Parade Field.

June 26, 2017

Media invited to attend DLA Aviation change of command ceremony

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day will relinquish command of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation to Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry in a formal change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., June 28 at the Defense Supply Center Richmond’s Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 26, 2017

Stewart receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal for service to DLA

Prior to departing DLA Distribution following almost one year with the organization, Army Master Sgt. Cynthia Stewart received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her service from July 2016 to May 2017.