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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 25, 2017

U.S. Air Force, Army partnership feeds the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing plays a major logistical role in delivering critical supplies to the frontlines in the war against ISIS. One of the ways the 386th AEW supports the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve mission is by conducting airdrops to move supplies downrange.

Sept. 25, 2017

823rd RHS provides expeditionary infrastructure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hurlburt Field website — Anybody new to Hurlburt Field is likely to notice a different atmosphere around base: the different uniforms, Air Commandos with different colored berets, and even civil engineer Airmen with red baseball caps.

Sept. 25, 2017

'Susan B. Anthony’ helps Troop Support celebrate women’s right to vote

An actress portraying Susan B. Anthony during a Women's Equality Day event explained that while the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments would have collectively granted women the right to vote, Anthony and other American women were still denied this right.

Sept. 25, 2017

DLA encourages R&D partnerships at October Industry Day

Logistics leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development division will host the second annual Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 24, 2017

Dobbins serves as important hub for hurricane relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base website — The flightline resembled a truck stop gas station this week as 18 wheelers were lined up in several rows behind the Transportation Proficiency Center. Trucks carried cargo vital to the relief efforts currently underway in countries lying in the destructive path of Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 22, 2017

JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field stands up ISB to support FEMA’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at JBSA-Kelly Field to aid Hurricane Maria relief efforts with support from the 502nd Air Base Wing Sept. 21.

Sept. 22, 2017

Five leaders join the ranks of DLA Hall of Fame members

The Defense Logistics Agency inducted five leaders into its Hall of Fame in a Sept. 21, 2017, ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. Several current and former senior leaders from throughout the agency attended, as well as dignitaries from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the families of the honorees.

Sept. 22, 2017

Air Force, DLA Aviation rise to the challenge during summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Collaborative Planning Summit at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12-14 to improve performance-based metrics with the Air Force.

Sept. 22, 2017

DLA Energy Pacific at Korea employee selected as USFK Civilian Employee of the Year

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Pacific at Korea Inventory Management Specialist Kyu Sok Kwak was the 2017 United States Forces Korea Civilian Employee of the Year under the Administrator of the Year award category during a ceremony held at the Dragon Hill Lodge, Yongsan Army Base, Korea, Sept. 20.

Sept. 22, 2017

Distribution Transportation Team ensures meals, water and other supplies delivered to those affected by hurricanes

Every March, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters Transportation Team works with Surface Deployment and Distribution Command on DLA/FEMA requirements to prepare a solicitation to the carrier industry for disaster support rates. When FEMA requirements are sent, the team utilizes the carriers and rates from this solicitation to quickly position supplies at the FEMA staging locations.