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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 14, 2017

A nice cold brew at work

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kadena Air Base website — A cold brew at work sounds like something a supervisor wouldn’t get behind. In a few shops, however, a nice frosty one isn’t just encouraged, it’s required. The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron opened a cryogenic production plant June 16, 2017, to increase the supply of liquid nitrogen and oxygen available to shops that rely on those chilly fluids.

Sept. 14, 2017

Lessons in loyalty, patriotism mark Air Force’s 70th birthday

In a Sept. 12 celebration, McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations commemorated the Air Force’s 70th birthday with a color guard, the Air Force Brass Quintet, a cake cutting and singing.

Sept. 14, 2017

Critical system's continuity in emergencies now assured thanks to joint DLA-DISA effort

The Defense Logistics Agency, in collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency, successfully completed the implementation of a full continuity of operations, or COOP, environment for the DLA Enterprise Business System environment August 21.

Sept. 13, 2017

Prepping for hurricane relief at Robins

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Robins Air Force Base was teeming with activity as Hurricane Irma approached Florida last week and through the weekend.

Sept. 13, 2017

National Preparedness Month event addresses base’s top five hazards

DLA Troop Support held a National Preparedness Month event Sept. 12.

Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin assists FEMA in Hurricane Relief Efforts

As many of us marvel at the super heroes on the big screen, the real super heroes are the men and women of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary, or DDXX, team providing Hurricane Irma relief support.

Sept. 13, 2017

Army Continues to Support Irma Response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — More than 17,000 soldiers and Army civilians mobilized as part of the Total Army response to Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States, an Army spokesman said.

Sept. 13, 2017

Relief supplies leave Maxwell for Sunshine State

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Now that Hurricane Irma has moved out of the Sunshine State and the southeast, members of the Defense Logistics Agency are preparing to send much-needed relief supplies to Florida’s citizens.

Sept. 13, 2017

Serving again: Prior POL troops continue to fuel airpower in Afghanistan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management section, commonly referred to as POL, enables Resolute Support and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel by supplying all aircraft, to include military, contracted and civilian, with the fuel needed to deliver airpower.

Sept. 13, 2017

Army, DLA discuss mutual goals, future partnership

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with Army leaders at the Pentagon Sept. 7 to discuss shared goals and interests.