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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 26, 2018

MWR Trek-or-Trot 5K

Associates across the Defense Supply Center Columbus participated in Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Halloween themed Trek-or-Trot 5k across the installation Oct. 25. Many got into the spirit of the season choosing to dress in costumes for the sixth run/walk event of the year. Best costumes award went to associates dressed as Forrest Gump and Pocahontas.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain director promoted to colonel

The Army’s newest colonel is Abel Young. The director of DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain was promoted in front of family and friends in Philadelphia Oct. 25.

Oct. 26, 2018

“It’s been a very good year”

Attendees from across the global workforce gathered in Battle Creek, Michigan, Oct. 22-26 for a Senior Leader Summit where they heard DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon call the time since their previous gathering “a very good year.”

Oct. 26, 2018

More than a century of service recognized at Troop Support retirement ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support honored three employees for their 110 years of combined federal service during a retirement ceremony Oct. 25. Debra Tillman, Mary Newell and Bernice Eaddy-Brown, each with more than 30 years of federal service, were recognized for their contributions to the agency.

Oct. 26, 2018

Conference center fills to capacity for DLA Aviation commander’s Town Hall

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Oct. 23 during Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry’s Town Hall.

Oct. 26, 2018

Distribution tests out wireless technology

Warehouse modernization is necessary in the logistics business. In order for the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network to keep up with the Amazon’s of the world and remain cost effective, modern technologies must be introduced into the mix.

Oct. 26, 2018

The Elk of Defense Supply Center Richmond

For almost 80 years, Defense Supply Center Richmond has cared for a unique part of America’s natural heritage.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Energy helps deployed Marines customize fuel to their needs while in the field

DLA Energy helps deployed Marines customize fuel to their needs while in the field.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Strategic Materials Partners with Research and Development

DLA Strategic Materials partners with DLA Research and Development.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Disposition Services helps the Army remove mounds of scrap from a remote Pacific island

DLA Disposition Services helps remove mounds of scrap metal from Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.