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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 18, 2018

Fueling hurricane recovery efforts

Heavy rains, flooding and severe damages haven’t stopped DLA Energy from providing fuel to hurricane response and recovery efforts after two major hurricanes, Florence and Michael, struck the nation over the past two months. In support of the FEMA, Task Force Americas has moved from staging area to staging area prepositioning personnel and fuel for quick deployment to hurricane ravaged areas.

Oct. 18, 2018

Land Operations Driving Readiness

From foxhole to factory, DLA Land and Maritime is DLA’s single provider for land materials. We support you with demand planning for repair parts, requisition support and more. Our customer service representatives are located around the world to ensure you have the readiness you need to accomplish your mission.

Oct. 18, 2018

Armless musician inspires HQC employees to see beyond disabilities

Born with no arms, George Dennehy sings and plays guitar with his toes during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance.

Oct. 18, 2018

DLA Chief of Staff visits Distribution Headquarters, tours the installation and EDC

Defense Logistics Agency Chief of Staff, Kristin K. French, visited DLA Distribution headquarters October 9 where she met and spoke with Distribution leadership, installation personnel, and toured the installation and Eastern Distribution Center.

Oct. 17, 2018

Fire Prevention Week: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 - 13. It was first established in 1922. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first proclamation for fire prevention week, making it a national observance. DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services recognizes the importance of fire prevention and fire safety education. FES holds several specialized events each year during fire prevention week.

Oct. 17, 2018

Engineers rally over Sailors to win Navy’s annual regatta

The Bullship went belly up and a fast-moving shark named Hat Trick prevailed at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s 4th annual Navy Cardboard Regatta held Oct. 11 at DSCC. The race is held annually on the U.S. Navy’s birthday and showcases a range of watercraft created by Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, veterans and civilians using nothing more than duct tape and cardboard. The race is open to all tenants and this year’s cardboard fleet featured a dozen teams from DLA Land and Maritime, the Navy Recruiting District Ohio and the DFAS– Columbus.

Oct. 17, 2018

Eliminating the plague of excess at Fort Hood

A Fort Hood Clean Sweep Surge Event included an interagency team of personnel from Fort Hood Recycle, the Fort Hood Landfill, and DLA Disposition Services.

Oct. 17, 2018

Students graduate from PACE Program Oct. 10

Friends, family and co-workers gathered Oct. 10 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the graduation of approximately 100 students from the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program.

Oct. 17, 2018

Globetrotting logistics champion Jerry Brown retires after 36 years

Kuwait, Guam, Italy, Bahrain, Turkey, Germany: Each poses its own unique logistics challenges and, during his storied career, Jerry “JB” Brown tackled them all.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.