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June 21, 2017

DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor Stock Readiness Team wins Big Ideas Award

The DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Stock Readiness Team is the winner of the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Awards for the 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 in the Small Category.

June 21, 2017

Troop Support employee saves time with automated HAZMAT label process

Maria Dubatto developed an automated process to cut the time it took to complete forms required to transport hazardous materials by 89 percent. She earned her Green Belt certification with the Lean Six Sigma project.

June 21, 2017

Employees, contractors must now report all foreign travel, other activities

A newly updated directive requires Executive Branch employees and contractors with access to any classified information or who hold sensitive positions to report more types of activities and foreign contact than before.

June 20, 2017

Aviation - Cherry Point bids farewell to Neuman, welcomes Klemm as new commander

Navy Cmdr. Keith Klemm assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation – Cherry Point, North Carolina, from Navy Cmdr. James Neuman, who retired after a 24-year Navy career June 16 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

June 20, 2017

DSCC celebrates the 242nd Army Birthday

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated the 242nd U.S. Army’s birthday with an obstacle course and cake cutting ceremony June 14.

June 20, 2017

Dozier promoted to Captain

United States Navy Supply Corps officer Pamela C. Dozier was promoted to the rank of Captain on May 31.

June 20, 2017

Distribution headquarters celebrates the 242nd Army birthday

In a ceremony held in the DLA Distribution Headquarters auditorium, senior leaders, military members and civilian staff celebrated the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday on June 14, 2017. Distribution’s chief of staff, Perry Knight spoke about the significance and history of the day.

June 19, 2017

'AFREP-airing' equipment saves funds

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Combat Command website — The technicians assigned to the 20th Maintenance Group Air Force Repair Enhancement Program shop are tasked with effectively repairing damaged items in an effort to save the Air Force and the 20th Fighter Wing money.

June 19, 2017

Airmen pave the way for airpower

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Maintainers are often considered the unsung heroes of the Air Force because without them, aircraft don’t leave the ground. But in order for aircraft to soar, they need smooth runways so they can safely taxi.

June 19, 2017

Distribution’s Macdonald honored with end of tour award

DLA Distribution’s outgoing Future Operations deputy director Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Steve Macdonald was honored with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his accomplishments from May 2014 to June 2017 on June 6.