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Nov. 26, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Jason Tierson

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Nov. 26, 2018

New video shows effort to support National Defense Stockpile

A new video shows how recovery and recycling are good preserving strategic materials.

Nov. 23, 2018

Distribution NCOs first from DLA to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy

Two DLA Distribution Army senior enlisted noncommissioned officers recently graduated from the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. Their achievement marks the first time that Army NCO’s from DLA have graduated from that Service’s senior enlisted academy.

Nov. 23, 2018

C-130 aircrew exercises combat airdrop capability

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — From food and water to ammunition and equipment, ground forces in the region receive critical assets thanks to C-130 Hercules aircrews like those from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron stationed here.

Nov. 22, 2018

Troops receive 150 tons of good eats in advance of Thanksgiving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Troops protecting the United States' southern border and serving overseas will still get a "taste of home" on Thanksgiving thanks to 300,000 pounds of traditional holiday food transported to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys around the globe.

Nov. 22, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Thanksgiving Message 2018

As you gather around the Thanksgiving table with family and friends this year, I’d like you to pause to think about those who will not be with their family members; those who are serving forward deployed around the world.

Nov. 22, 2018

C&T provides Marine Corps recruits new female dress coats for graduation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles team members witnessed the fruits of their labor as Marines debuted the new female dress uniform during a recruit graduation ceremony at the Marine Corp Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina Nov. 16.

Nov. 21, 2018

Troop Support employees learn about Distribution’s support to Medical’s mission

DLA Troop Support’s Medical supply chain Culture Improvement Team sponsored a tour to DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania for employees to learn about the agency’s support to Medical operations.

Nov. 21, 2018

Fort Campbell privatizes electrical distribution system

Army’s Fort Campbell in Kentucky got a new owner for its electrical distribution system thanks to a Defense Logistics Agency Energy utilities privatization contract award. Beginning Nov. 10, City Light & Power, Inc. owns, operates and maintains the installation’s system with plans to improve infrastructure, modernize equipment and develop standardized electrical distribution practices.

Nov. 21, 2018

Oklahoma City DLA Strategic Material pilot program partnership proves successful

Approximately two years ago, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, located at Tinker Air Force Base, joined forces with DLA Disposition Services to take on a new mission. The mission assisting DLA Strategic Materials in sorting, recovering and reclaiming rare materials critical to national defense and national security for reuse in military applications, and enables the United States to not rely on other countries to replace the materials that have been identified as a shortfall’s within the National Defense Stock Piling Act.