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Nov. 28, 2018

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status and new telework procedures during inclement weather, other emergencies

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

Nov. 27, 2018

Event promotes dialogue on defense industry, future sustainment

Employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support gained insight on industry’s corporate support to the Department of Defense during an event Nov. 20 in Philadelphia. The event was intended to

Nov. 27, 2018

Family service, loss themes of 2018 Marine Corps birthday celebration at DSCC

The Marine Corps celebrated 243 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7. “The U.S. Marine Corps has a long, proud history of service defending America’s liberties and ideals dating back to the foundation of our country,” said Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steve Alsup opening the program. “Through multiple conflicts, the valor and courage of the Corps has been battle-tested and proven.”

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month with NAVSUP FLC

National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates the original inhabitants, explores and settlers of the United States. The month also recognizes the achievements, continuing contributions and service to this country (per capita, American Indians serve in the military more than any other ethnic group). This year’s theme is, “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.”

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA charges into world of artificial intelligence

Although "artificial intelligence" often conjures thoughts of Iron Man’s JARVIS or Star Trek’s Data, a new form of AI now in use at the Defense Logistics Agency is available to help employees solve IT problems.

Nov. 26, 2018

380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Nov. 26, 2018

World Diabetes Day Observed at DSCC

DSCC Wellness Council observes World Diabetes Day, Nov 14, 2018 with a Learn & Learn, guest speaker Julie Palmer RD.

Nov. 26, 2018

Associate provides treats over tricks volunteering on Halloween

DLA Land and Maritime, Acquisition Policy Officer, Andrew Todd and his family spent Halloween volunteering their time, instead of trick or treating this year. The location of their volunteering might remind you of "Sleepy Hollow" however, in was in the village of Baltimore, Ohio; where you will find the Victoria Opera House

Nov. 26, 2018

San Joaquin’s Uhl receives DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award for transportation management

Joyce Uhl, branch chief for DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s Shipment Planning Branch, has been awarded the DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.