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July 13, 2017

Extending Operational Sustainment in Korea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Providing joint operational sustainment in the Korean theater of operations (KTO) to ensure the commander is able to maintain operational options and reach presents challenging and unique opportunities for U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), the United Nations Combined Forces Command, and Republic of Korea (ROK) forces.

July 13, 2017

Marine Corps’ acquisition command ensures 3-D parts are safe, certified

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — From building drones to creating replacement parts for Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Marine Corps Systems Command is helping Marines stay abreast of innovative technology through 3-D printing.

July 13, 2017

Minor adjustment to order-tracking process yields major cost avoidance

Saplay Seke, a business process analyst in DLA Troop Support’s Process Compliance directorate, facilitated a series of discussions using continuous process improvement techniques to address an issue related to how DLA employees communicate the status of transactions in their business software.

July 13, 2017

Ohio National Guard’s 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Buckeye) celebrates a century of service in July

On July 18, the Ohio National Guard's 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will celebrate 100 years of service to the state and nation.

July 13, 2017

Thetford recognized for achievements as commander of Norfolk distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. Harry T. Thetford has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia.

July 13, 2017

Deployed aerospace ground equipment technicians keep mission flying high

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — At the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, if planes aren’t in the air, they’re constantly receiving maintenance to return to the fight. Aerospace ground equipment specialists play a pivotal role in ensuring 380 AEW aircraft are flight ready.

July 13, 2017

DLA Logistics Operations director retires after 35 years of Navy service

Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith expected time in the Navy to be the launching point for his dream career in big business. Instead, it filled him with such overwhelming patriotism and loyalty that a few years turned into 35.

July 12, 2017

‘Warfighter’s logistician’ takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Army Col. Mark Simerly assumed command of DLA Troop Support during a ceremony July 11 in Philadelphia. Outgoing Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton encouraged the Troop Support workforce to keep being innovative.

July 12, 2017

Tenacious Airmen Tackle Toughest Construction Jobs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — On a construction site at an undisclosed location here, all five senses are constantly bombarded. The sun scorches, gusting winds kick up sand and dirt, and deafening machines saturate the air with fumes. For combat engineers, this is an average day at work.

July 12, 2017

FBI publishes 2016 Internet Crime Report

Cybercrime is still a growing problem, mostly because your computer likely has everything that fraudsters would like to steal. Your bank information, family photos, and other private documents and data.