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Archive: August, 2017

Aug. 30, 2017

Burkholder recognized for achievements as director of Jacksonville distribution center

Brian Burkholder has been awarded the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award for his achievements while serving as director, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jacksonville, Florida, from August 2014 to August 2017.

Aug. 29, 2017

Director on Disposition: “small but mighty”

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams made his first trip to Battle Creek, Michigan, Aug. 24 to receive a DLA Disposition Services organizational overview and facilities tour.

Aug. 29, 2017

DLA, Rockwell Collins partner for warfighter support

DLA, Rockwell Collins partner for warfighter support

Aug. 29, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna employee acts as first responder: Credits actions at accident scene to being ‘in the right place at the right time’

The morning of Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 began like any other for Paul J. Smith, a traffic management specialist with the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Aug. 29, 2017

Cmdr. Thomas R. Marszalek retires from DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor

Cmdr. Thomas R. Marszalek, Director, DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor, retired onboard the Battleship USS Missouri on Aug. 23, 2017, after serving 28 years of faithful and honorable service in the U.S. Navy Capt. Timothy L. Daniels, Commander, DLA Pacific, officiated the retirement ceremony attended by honored guests, friends, family and shipmates.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.

Aug. 28, 2017

Ohio Lt. Governor visits the Defense Supply Center Columbus

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic (right), greets The Honorable Mary Taylor, Lt. Gov. of Ohio, as she arrives for an orientation visit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Aug. 25.

Aug. 28, 2017

DSCR supports local community during annual Feds Feed Families food drive

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, collected and donated more than 199 pounds of food in support of this year’s annual Feds Feed Families food drive.

Aug. 28, 2017

DLA Distribution, MSC partnership enables annual Thule resupply

As the temperature soared into the mid-90’s in Norfolk, DLA Distribution employees raced a deadline to load critical supplies to be delivered 750 miles above the Arctic circle at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland.

Aug. 28, 2017

Multifaceted DLA Aviation employee’s service supports nuclear mission

A technical sergeant in the Defense Logistics Agency Reserve Force predates most of the weapons systems he supports — but both DLA and the individual regard an unusual path to service as leading to the same destination: uncompromised readiness.