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Nov. 20, 2018

Contract Administration Division holds annual recognition ceremony, celebrates successes

Robert Baker, division chief, Contract Administration, Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, hosted his annual end of fiscal year Town Hall Nov. 7 to celebrate employees’ accomplishments this past fiscal 2018.

Nov. 20, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides a taste of home for service members away for the holiday

Service members deployed overseas, as well as those serving at the United States’ southern border, get to experience a taste of home on Thanksgiving Day due to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. “America’s military men and women continually make sacrifices to secure our freedom,” said Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander. “It is our duty to show our gratitude by providing them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”

Nov. 20, 2018

Historic uniform change for female Marines; ‘there will be no doubts that they are U.S. Marines in the dress blue uniform’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — A white belt, form-fitted coat and a standing collar are a few features female Marines can expect to see on the new dress blue uniform. Based on a 2014 Marine Corps initiative, Marine Corps Systems Command was tasked to develop a dress blue coat for women that was similar to the male uniform.

Nov. 20, 2018

GMI chairman meets with Distribution leadership

Dale R. Geiger, Ph.D, CMA, CGFM, chairman of the Government Management Institute visited the DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania on Nov. 14, for an overview of DLA Distribution, a roundtable discussion with DLA Financial Operations staff and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 20, 2018

Giving can last a lifetime: A CFC thank-you

A DLA Energy employee shares a personal story of how organizations supported by the Combined Federal Campaign helped him, his father and his siblings rebuild their lives after a drunk driver took the lives of his mother and eldest brother in 1953.

Nov. 19, 2018

Guam National Guard Plays Role in Moving Supplies to Saipan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.

Nov. 19, 2018

First face to the customer, worldwide

From Bahrain to Korea, customer account specialists from 10 Defense Logistics Agency Energy regions and sub-regions gathered for a four-day policy and guidance conference at Lorton, Virginia, Oct. 15-18.

Nov. 19, 2018

Retirees share lessons learned

On Wednesday, November 1, the People and Culture Directorate hosted a Post Retirement Lessons Learned Panel.

Nov. 19, 2018

Meeting Management: A refresher on effective meetings

The People and Culture Directorate attended “Meeting Management: A Refresher on Effective Meetings” training on Thursday, November 8 in the Byus Center.

Nov. 19, 2018

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna’s Native American heritage

As part of National Native American Indian Heritage Month, Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation recognizes its Native American Indian roots.