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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 28, 2018

Air Force awards $143 million energy savings contract at DoD’s largest joint base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Civil Engineer Center website — The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Energy Directorate’s Program Development division worked together with Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the Defense Logistics Agency Energy to award an energy savings performance contract valued at nearly $143 million to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base. Ameresco, Inc. has been awarded the contract to support all areas of JBSA and provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract.

Sept. 28, 2018

Prepare to log in to your phone starting October 12

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates will soon experience changes to phone use as part of the Agency’s deployment of new telephone services. Starting Oct. 12, DLA Information Operations will implement the Extension Mobility feature for Enterprise Voice over Internet Protocol systems in Columbus – joining other DLA major subordinate commands to make the move in recent months. Some phone numbers are exempt from the roll out, including conference rooms, emergency services, command and other identified telephone lines.

Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.

Sept. 28, 2018

Speaker touts history of Hispanic contributions

Maryland Deputy Secretary of State Luis Borunda shared life and career experiences during a Sept. 26 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration hosted by the McNamara Headquarters Complex Equal Employment Opportunity offices.

Sept. 28, 2018

Troop Support retirees honored for 68 years of combined service

Two DLA Troop Support employees were recognized for their 68 years of combined service during a retirement ceremony Sept. 26 in Philadelphia. Anita Parker,Procurement Process Support, and Philip DiBabbo, Medical supply chain, both retired with 34 years of service.

Sept. 28, 2018

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Installation Management Operations Susquehanna’s Fire and Emergency Services Rescue 69 awarded 2018 Rescue Service of the Year

Each year, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, with the assistance of the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council, recognizes individuals, groups, and organizations that have made a significant contribution to Pennsylvania’s Emergency Medical System.

Sept. 27, 2018

Analysis center experts share ‘insider’ information on threats

As part of National Preparedness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted Department of Defense Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center Deputy Director Delice Bernhard and Senior Behavioral Advisor Robert Gallagher to speak to employees about the critical path to insider threat risk, Sept. 18 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 27, 2018

DSCC hosts Air Force’s 71st birthday celebration, Airmen honored for service

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Airmen, former Airmen and associates gathered in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center auditorium Sept. 21 to celebrate the Air Force’s 71st birthday.

Sept. 27, 2018

Human trafficking workshop raises awareness

The labor trafficking-focused panel and Q&A session was coordinated by the site’s National Hispanic Heritage Month program committee and the Defense Logistics Agency’s local Equal Employment Opportunity office.