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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 12, 2018

Fairchild Airman finds error in ICODES, increasing mission efficiency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — Staff Sgt. Daniel Clanton, 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Transportation Operations supervisor, discovered that the “palletized cargo measuring algorithm” within ICODES, which measures the ability for cargo to be loaded onto an aircraft, was incorrect.

Oct. 12, 2018

14th annual Fuels Exchange Agreement Forum

Strengthening NATO relationships and laying the groundwork for new fuel agreements, 13 countries and 64 participants gathered for the 14th annual Fuel Exchange Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sept. 25-27. Defense Logistics Agency Energy Europe and Africa has hosted the annual meeting since 2007.

Oct. 12, 2018

DLA Troop Support employees celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support employees celebrated the culture and traditions of Hispanic Americans during a National Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 11.

Oct. 12, 2018

Liehr named DLA Employee of Quarter

Jeremy Liehr, a materials examiner and identifier for the DLA Disposition Services at Lewis site, was recently named one of three Defense Logistics Agency Employees of the Quarter.

Oct. 12, 2018

Visit to site of key World War I victory prompts reflection, appreciation

Nov. 11, 2018, marks not only Veterans Day but also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Members of the DLA Europe and Africa Enterprise team recently visited the sites of the St. Mihiel Offensive — a key moment in the history of Europe and of the U.S. Army.

Oct. 11, 2018

Middle East District paves way to improved process

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District website — In their marketing materials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District often refers to their ability to accomplish projects in “some of the toughest construction environments in the world.” This saying was recently put to the test at an undisclosed location in the Middle East as they made repairs to one of the installation’s runways.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime Commander visits Troop Support

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer signs his name on a presidential flag Oct 4 during a visit to DLA Troop Support. As part of his orientation tour, Palmer stopped by the flag room to learn how employees make military unit flags. The presidential and vice presidential flags are made at Troop Support. As part of tradition, when distinguished visitors stop by the flag room to learn the history, they are extended an opportunity to sign their name.

Oct. 11, 2018

APICS Members tour DLA Distribution’s Eastern Distribution Center

As part of their professional development, members of the American Production and Inventory Control Society visited DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Oct. 1.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Oct. 10, 2018

412th LRS turns 5

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Edwards Air Force Base website — Whether it’s coming to the aid of mudslide victims in Tehachapi, sending Airmen to their temporary duty stations, or providing millions of gallons of fuel to all the different test aircraft, the 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron has accomplished a lot in its young life.