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Archive: June, 2017

June 6, 2017

Senior Army logistician visits Troop Support

Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, the deputy chief of staff for Army logistics, or G4, got a closer look at how DLA Troop Support provides materials to the service, the organization’s largest customer.

June 6, 2017

Distribution Multicultural committee celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the culture, traditions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with a program held on Wednesday, May 23. This year’s theme is “Unite our voices by speaking together.”

June 6, 2017

DLA honors D-Day anniversary, sacrifices

June 6, 2017, marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, when the Allies stormed the beaches at Normandy, France, to spark the beginning of victory in Europe.

June 6, 2017

Readiness requires equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Eglin Air Force website — Deployments, large-scale exercises and readiness training sessions require extensive planning and attention to details. From the number of troops to the timeline for different tasks to be accomplished, Airmen often have a long list of pre-deployment or pre-exercise planning to complete before they can claim readiness.

June 5, 2017

Distribution’s Ramos retires after 22 years in the U.S. Air Force

DLA Distribution Joint Logistic Strategic Planner Air Force Maj. Rachel Ramos has retired after 22 years of service to the nation.

June 5, 2017

DLA Energy brings first large-scale hybrid solar, wind renewable project to Fort Hood

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin Chapin attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony with other senior officials for the first large-scale renewable energy solar and wind project at Fort Hood, Texas, June 2.

June 5, 2017

DLA Aviation officer welcomes new citizens during naturalization ceremony at Fort Lee

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Army Maj. Alex Shimabukuro stood before 28 service members from 18 countries May 30 as they joined the latest ranks of U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony held at Fort Lee, Virginia’s Soldier Support Center.

June 2, 2017

New DLA Energy deputy commander assumes role

Guy C. Beougher, former executive director of Defense Logistics Agency Operations (J3), assumed the role of DLA Energy deputy commander from acting deputy commander Gabby Earhardt May 30.

June 2, 2017

2017 FEA awards

Land and Maritime associates recognized at Federal Executive Association’s annual awards luncheon.

June 2, 2017

Veterans honored during Memorial Day ceremony at The Crossings at Iron Bridge

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency community honored veterans during a Memorial Day ceremony held at the Crossings at Iron Bridge retirement home May 26.