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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 10, 2018

Troop Support Academy gives DLA employees first-hand glimpse of warfighter support

Some DLA employees have never worn the uniform. Their only point of reference to the many items that they procure is a national stock number or cage code. The recent Troop Support Academy gave them a first-hand look at the numerous items they provide to the warfighter each day.

Oct. 10, 2018

Energy employees help DLA earn the Cup

After years of advancing in the rankings, this year the Defense Logistics Agency beat the competition to win the Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup for the first time, and 35 DLA Energy athletes played a significant role in helping earn the win.

Oct. 10, 2018

Distribution commanding officer hosts Bahrain town hall

DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin Jones recognizes outstanding employees during a town hall at DLA Distribution Bahrain.

Oct. 10, 2018

Walk the Line | Marines with Bulk Fuel Company assemble a fuel site

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — As the sun broke through the clouds over Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Marines rushed to quickly assemble a fuel site, their boots thundering across the ground.

Oct. 10, 2018

Retirees visit new operations center on DSCR

A line in the book “You Can't Go Home Again,” written by Thomas Wolfe states “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same.”

Oct. 10, 2018

DLA wins Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup

After years of advancing in the rankings, this year the Defense Logistics Agency beat the competition to win the Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup for the first time. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams congratulated the team from across the agency in an Oct. 4 ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 9, 2018

DSCC associate saves life on commute home

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all about being in the right place at the right time,” but these words couldn’t be truer for Daniel McCombs. It was dark outside and he was focused on ensuring the safety of the witnesses. This is when he noticed the car on flames and heard someone was still inside, he immediately went into response mode – trying to figure out how to save the driver.

Oct. 9, 2018

DLA seeks defense industry’s support in research, development efforts

Defense industry representatives got a detailed review of innovation efforts underway at the Defense Logistics Agency during DLA’s Research and Development Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 9, 2018

Read latest on logistics R&D in The Innovator

The September-October issue of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published bimonthly with articles and information for employees on DLA Research and Development projects, updates and upcoming events and activities.

Oct. 8, 2018

Event puts creative spin on domestic violence awareness

Come out and break a sweat while bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence at this year’s Spin for the Cause/Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence. A joint venture between Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond and the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command, Spin for the Cause encourages physical and mental fitness to help overcome obstacles and gain empowerment.