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Archive: August, 2017

Aug. 17, 2017

Logistics On Location: DLA Supports Red River Army Depot

Vehicles of all shapes and sizes are critical to the warfighter’s readiness and the goal of the team at Red River Army Depot is to bring vehicles to mission ready status. DLA Distribution and DLA Land & Maritime work together to provide the Red River Depot with the quality parts and items they need to meet their mission. This story highlights a successful partnership that is critical to warfighter support.

Aug. 17, 2017

Employee progress reviews offer opportunity for DLA Distribution

To enhance learning the Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program, DLA Distribution recently hosted a series of video teleconferences and an in-person Leadership Forum to conduct a network-wide In Progress Review of DPMAP implementation.

Aug. 16, 2017

ATOC works around the clock to keep cargo and personnel moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — In order for the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to effectively complete its mission and deliver decisive airpower against ISIS it needs a nerve center to track aerial port operations. It needs an air terminal operations center.

Aug. 16, 2017

Oklahoma City Selected Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky For Distribution Center Excellence Award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City has been awarded the Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky Distribution Center Excellence Award.

Aug. 16, 2017

Troop Support EEO rep named DOD Outstanding WRP recruiter

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employee was recognized for recruiting college students and recent graduates with disabilities into the agency through the Workforce Recruitment Program.

Aug. 15, 2017

Corps explores deploying 3D mobile fab labs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps is looking to make additive manufacturing as expeditionary as the operating forces using it. The X-FAB—which stands for expeditionary fabrication—facility is a self-contained, transportable additive manufacturing lab that can deploy with battalion-level Marine maintenance units.

Aug. 15, 2017

DLA Distribution Guam supports Talisman Saber ’17

For the seventh time, DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, served as the primary logistical hub to support the biennial Australia/United States combined training event, Talisman Saber.

Aug. 15, 2017

DLA employees recognized by packaging community

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees recently received awards from the National Institute of Packaging, Handling and Logistics Engineers for their contributions to the packaging community.

Aug. 14, 2017

Luke’s hydraulics shop adds to the Air Force stockpile

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force base website — Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron work together with squadrons across the base to maintain the hydraulics systems for various aircraft systems.

Aug. 14, 2017

DLA Joint Reserve Force director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

DLA Joint Reserve Force director Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and Command Master Chief Bill Sherman visited the DLA Distribution Operations Team San Joaquin Aug. 5 at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.