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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna supports Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues working with U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a supporting role in the overall whole of government disaster response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, its distribution center in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania has been steadfastly shipping relief items to the affected areas while its deployed employees manage receipt and delivery of items.

Sept. 18, 2017

Greger, former Logistics Information Services director, added to DLA Hall of Fame catalog

All the accomplishments and firsts tied to Deborah Greger’s legacy are reasons enough for recognition, but if the people who knew her are any judge, it’s her leadership skills that earned her a place in the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

Sept. 17, 2017

DLA Energy Summit

The DLA Energy Summit took place on August 16.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director thanks employees for their hard work during relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Almost a week after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Defense Logistics Agency and Maxwell personnel are continuing to distribute relief supplies to those affected by the storm.

Sept. 15, 2017

JBSA-Randolph defenders provide ‘flawless’ protection of FEMA assets

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — As Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers continue to be hauled away from the south ramp of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, members of the 902nd Security Forces Squadron are nearing the end of the important role they played in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Sept. 15, 2017

TSP temporarily changes hardship withdrawal rules

The Thrift Savings Plan has made a temporary change to the financial hardship withdrawal rules for participants affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime team runs 131 miles for cancer awareness

DLA Land and Maritime athletes - team Are We There Yet? - running for cancer awareness took on the challenge of running 131 miles – from Columbus to Cincinnati – in a 24-hour relay to benefit the American Cancer Society on Aug. 25.

Sept. 15, 2017

Gainey 'distributes' credit to unsung heroes behind career achievements

The retired commander of what is now DLA Distribution is one of five honorees nominated in 2016 who will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates 70th Air Force birthday

Members of the federal community hosted a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus to honor the 70-year history of the U.S. Air Force.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director visits Maxwell Air Force Base

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency recently visited Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, an incident staging base for relief efforts led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security following Hurricane Irma.