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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 8, 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. 6, 2018

Army testing more effective ghillie suits

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The Army is looking for an improved ghillie suit to replace the flame-resistant, camouflage suit now worn by snipers to keep them from being seen by the enemy.

Oct. 5, 2018

New coveralls to make life more comfortable for fuel handlers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Fuel handler coveralls are worn by some 17,000 petroleum supply specialists in the Army who fuel trucks, aircraft and boats, and who operate pipelines and storage tanks around the globe.

Oct. 5, 2018

DLA Energy Commander addresses the workforce

After only 23 days on the job, Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander, gathered employees for an All Hands at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 2.

Oct. 5, 2018

Leadership Spotlight: Dr. Robert Boggs

“Mentoris Times” features an interview with Dr. Robert Boggs. Dr. Boggs is the director of People and Culture and has over 35 years of experience in the Federal Government and 41 years of combined Military Service.

Oct. 5, 2018

100 Years of Warfighter Support: Remembering Susquehanna’s helicopter repair mission

After its humble beginning as a supply and storage depot in 1918, the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation inherited a new mission following the end of both World Wars and conflict in Korea.

Oct. 5, 2018

National Preparedness activities conclude on DSCC

The Defense Supply Center Columbus completed a number of activities during National Preparedness Month. DSCC’s goal was to provide information to installation employees to make them better prepared for emergencies at home, at work and in the community.

Oct. 5, 2018

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7 -13: Look, Listen, Learn

Fire Prevention Week is a time for fire prevention staff and other departments across the country to connect with those serving in their communities as it relates to fire safety and prevention, whether at home or in the workplace.

Oct. 5, 2018

Prevent fire at home with three steps: look, listen, learn

The week of Oct. 7 is Fire Prevention Week, which aims to educate people on three basic but essential steps to reduce the likelihood of fire –– and how to escape safely in the event of one.

Oct. 4, 2018

The Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform has arrived at Aviano Air Base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Aviano Air Base website — The Aviano AAFES Military Clothing Sales staff was ready Monday morning Oct. 1 to start selling the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform.