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Archive: May, 2018

May 31, 2018

509th LRS hosts Airmen exchange program

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Seven materiel management Airmen from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, visited the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Whiteman AFB this month as part of a two-day Airman exchange program.

May 31, 2018

Memorial Day Observed Parade, Ceremony in Gettysburg

As the nation recognized its deceased veterans on Memorial Day, the up-and-coming generation showed Gettysburg the future is bright.

May 31, 2018

Sacrifices remembered at Memorial Day

As the sacrifices of nation’s war dead of past and present conflicts around the world were being honored on Memorial Day, the American military must continue to be ready to respond to a number of challenges in many parts of the world.

May 31, 2018

DLA team marks Memorial Day in visit to WWI commemoration in France

Over the Memorial Day weekend, a group from DLA Europe and Africa traveled to Château-Thierry, France, to participate in the World War I Centennial Commemoration at the Aisne-Marne Cemetery.

May 30, 2018

Record attendance for Supplier Industry Days at Defense Supply Center Richmond

More than 200 defense supplier representatives converged on the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the annual, two-day Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Industry Days May 15 - 16.

May 30, 2018

Air Force Maintainers Play Critical Role in Operation Inherent Resolve

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — With more than 1,000 successful missions in the last six months, the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, known as ‘The Jokers,’ supports Operation Inherent Resolve’s busiest aerial port in Southwest Asia.

May 30, 2018

Training for quality purposes

More than 20 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas quality assurance representatives met for a two-week training workshop in Houston, Texas, April 23 through May 4.

May 30, 2018

Retired Army warrant officer reflects on personal meaning of Memorial Day

For retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Randall “Adam” Bethke, a Memorial Day tradition, learned from his father, is to set out a finger of whiskey and a cigar for someone who cannot be there to enjoy it.

May 30, 2018

DDC’s first commanding general honored with Hall of Fame induction

Inside the DLA Distribution Headquarters building bearing his name, Retired Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky, first commander of Defense Distribution Center, was formally inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on May 11.

May 30, 2018

Troop Support senior enlisted leader retires with nearly 26 years of service

On the cusp of Memorial Day, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s senior enlisted service member thanked fallen military members for their service during his retirement ceremony May 23. Army Master Sgt. Jose Moraga retired from the military with nearly 26 years of service.