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Archive: July, 2017

July 24, 2017

Agency garners four Pentagon awards

One DLA employee and three DLA teams received fiscal 2016 DoD Value Engineering Achievement Awards at a July 18 Pentagon ceremony.

July 21, 2017

Mission Complete: DFSP San Pedro closes last tank

Tank 17, the last tank to be filled with foam crete and solidify, marks the milestone closure of 27 underground tanks at the U.S. Navy owned Defense Fuel Support Point in San Pedro, California, July 20.

July 21, 2017

New DLA command creates joint ops center to boost warfighter support

A new joint operations team is now active at the newly created Defense Logistics Agency CENTCOM & SOCOM headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 20, 2017

2016 Employee of the Year sustains critical Air Force weapons systems

A contracting officer with the Industrial Hardware supply chain was named 2016 DLA Troop Support Employee of the Year and received the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award June 6 for her contributions to acquiring hardware for critical systems across the Air Force.

July 20, 2017

New commander emphasizes trust, discipline, commitment in first town hall

Army Col. Mark Simerly discussed the importance of trust, discipline and commitment during his first town hall as commander of DLA Troop Support.

July 20, 2017

Anniston's Smith named DLA Distribution Big Ideas award winner

Willis Smith, who currently runs the kitting section in the Vehicles and Artillery Division at DLA Distribution Anniston, Alabama, is the winner of the DLA Distribution Big Ideas award, individual category for second quarter, fiscal year 2017.

July 20, 2017

DLA Intel chief, U.S. Pacific Command leaders discuss latest threats, travel rules, more

The director of DLA Intelligence visited DLA Pacific and U.S. PACOM headquarters in June to discuss the latest developments affecting the DLA workforce and ways her organization is working with DoD partners in the region.

July 19, 2017

Two Mather Soil Vapor Extraction units achieve cleanup goals

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — The Air Force’s remediation program at the former Mather Air Force Base took another major step forward this summer when two Soil Vapor Extraction units were found to have achieved their cleanup goals.

July 19, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

The DLA Aviation Forging and Casting Assistance Team looks for ways to save time and money on contracts by improving processes and solving procurement problems. The AFCAT educates employees on casting and forging processes by taking them to visit two commercial casting and forging companies that make parts for DLA.

July 18, 2017

DLA-procured police-presence kits delivered to Iraqi security forces

On the verge of victory in Mosul, Iraqi security forces received police equipment that they’ll use to protect their citizens. The first Police Presence in a Box kits were transferred to Iraqi security forces July 3 during a ceremony in Baghdad.