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Nov. 30, 2018

Veterans serving veterans, giving thanks across military generations

Many Americans gathered with family and friends to give thanks last week; however, members of the DLA Land and Maritime family met with another family to give thanks this season – veterans. The 13-member group of active duty and retired service members led by the Joint Reserve Force supported the Columbus VA annual Thanksgiving feast for area veterans. The event was held at the American Legion Post 144 on South High Street Nov. 16.

Nov. 30, 2018

Distribution headquarters celebrates Native American heritage

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the heritage of Native Americans with a program held on Wednesday, Nov. 28. This year’s theme is “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.”

Nov. 29, 2018

DLA Installation Operations Richmond firefighters promoted

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services Chief Don Rodgers promoted two firefighters in a pinning ceremony on Nov. 14 at the fire station on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 29, 2018

Quality Assurance managers meet to collaborate

Defense Logistics Agency Energy quality assurance representatives met for their biannual Quality Managers Policy Council Meeting at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.

Nov. 29, 2018

Contracting officers are key to national contracts savings

DLA Troop Support Medical’s National Contracts team members rely on their established relationships with industry and customers to maximize savings on pharmaceutical drugs.

Nov. 29, 2018

Yokosuka Service Member honored for Volunteer Service

On Nov. 14, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Fire and Emergency Services, installation fire chief Richard G. Henderson presented DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon M. Ussin with a letter of appreciation and challenge coin for his outstanding support during the base fire department’s open house on Oct. 6.

Nov. 28, 2018

CBRN gear checkout process improves

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Luke Air Force Base website — The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight made improvements to the process for issuing Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear training gear to Airmen allowing them to accomplish their mission more efficiently.

Nov. 28, 2018

Land and Maritime makes an impact in 2018

Whether locally in the Metro Columbus area or at one of our detachments, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime believes in connecting with the community and making a positive impact. This is achieved with our business practices as well as through our people – the heart of our organization.

Nov. 28, 2018

Commander hosts town hall, recognizes award winners

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Dynamic Operating Plan and observations from his first 100 days of command were the focus of Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer’s second town hall since taking the helm of DLA Land and Maritime.

Nov. 28, 2018

San Joaquin’s Hackette named DLA Senior NCO of the Quarter

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, Army Sgt. 1st Class Kwesi Hackette has been selected as DLA Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.