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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 10, 2018

DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa employees recognized for excellence

Employees at DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa were recognized for their efforts to support the warfighter and other valued customers during a ceremony Aug. 28 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Sept. 10, 2018

First American to escape al-Qaida captivity to speak at HQC’s 9/11 observance

The first American to escape al-Qaida captivity will share the story of his capture, torture and escape during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 11 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium.

Sept. 7, 2018

Clothing and Textiles’ new director ‘excited to support warfighter’

An Air Force officer now leads the team responsible for outfitting military service members with uniforms, equipment and more, by taking the reigns as Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ director.

Sept. 7, 2018

CON 090 “Boot Camp” boosts new acquisition pros’ knowledge, confidence

Employees entering the acquisition workforce at DLA Troop Support can now better prepare for the rigors of training required to become certified in their field through the “CON 090 Boot Camp.” With a focus on employee development, the boot camp helps new hires to overcome the pressures of the 30-day resident Defense Acquisition University “Federal Acquisition Regulation Fundamentals” course.

Sept. 7, 2018

86th MXG: Getting aircraft in the air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — “No one in our shop has ever done this repair before,” said Senior Airman Kaleb Lemons, 86th Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation journeyman. “An aircraft can typically go its entire lifespan without us replacing these parts.”

Sept. 7, 2018

Different generations working together at DSCR in support of the warfighter

An Understanding and Working Across Generations workshop was held in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug 27.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

Sept. 6, 2018

Preparing for executive leadership

The journey to become a member of the Senior Executive Service is long but achievable. The Defense Logistics Agency helps its employees along that journey through its Executive Development Program.

Sept. 6, 2018

2018 Resiliency Month Focuses on Mental Health

Join People and Culture at this year’s Resiliency Fair focusing on the Mental Pillar of the Resiliency Model Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Peruse the Building 20 Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms.

Sept. 6, 2018

Agencies integrate to fulfill European mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Incirlik Air Base website — There are many factors that go into how the Airmen of Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, receive their food, household goods and supplies. Before the product is delivered to the customer, many moving parts and multiple agencies must work together seamlessly.