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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 3, 2018

DLA upgrades LMS, reaps cloud benefits

In a significant step forward, the Defense Logistics Agency recently upgraded its training delivery application and moved it into a commercial cloud environment.

Oct. 2, 2018

Innovation in Marine Corps: 3D printing in aviation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing website — U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Peter Jacobson, an aviation ordnance technician with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, noticed a problem with corrosion of a bucket housing cover on the F35B Lightning II jet. He used additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, to make an infrared countermeasure bucket housing cover preventing corrosion in the bucket housing while in Japan, where humidity is high during summer months.

Oct. 2, 2018

Fuel spill kit innovation implemented

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ellsworth Air Force Base website — Kevin Goyer, a 28th Civil Engineer Squadron water quality program engineer, implemented a new flight line spill kit at Ellsworth Air Force Base to provide Airmen with a more efficient way to clean up fuel spills.

Oct. 2, 2018

Parents receive preparedness information

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Installation Emergency Manager Jayce Ashwill speaks with Stacy Son about National Preparedness Month while providing Isaiah and his sister Hannah a safety themed coloring book. The Sept. 26 Child Development Center informational booth was part of a series of informational booths held around the installation in September to raise awareness about being prepared for emergencies.

Oct. 2, 2018

Workforce must follow rules set by Hatch Act

As local, state and federal elections approach, employees must be aware of the law restricting political expression in the federal workplace, during duty hours, or on federal property at any time. All civilian employees of DLA are required to abide by the Hatch Act of 1939.

Oct. 2, 2018

Distribution celebrates the diverse legacy of Hispanic heritage

DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, along with DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee, planned a celebration of the culture, traditions and history of Hispanic Heritage Month with a program held on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Oct. 2, 2018

Saving energy on DoD’s largest joint base

The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center announced a new energy savings performance contract to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base, Joint Base San Antonio in Texas, Sept. 28. As an execution agent for Joint Base San Antonio and Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Installation Energy team awarded an Energy Savings Performance Contract.

Oct. 2, 2018

Benjamin “Gil” Perkins inducted as the 2018 Hall of Fame recipient

For his dedicated service and contributions to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Benjamin “Gil” Perkins, former DLA Aviation chief counsel was inducted into the 2018 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame Sept. 27. Perkins retired in 2015 after 34 years of service.

Oct. 1, 2018

Self Defense Class returns Oct. 17

Join us for our next Krav Maga Self Defense class on Oct. 17 at 11:30 a.m. in the Cardinal Room. Fitness/Wellness time can be applied.

Oct. 1, 2018

2018 Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign launched its 2018 pledge portal Sept. 10 and it will remain open until Jan. 11.