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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 6, 2018

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

No matter where you live, disaster can hit at any given time. So it’s important to keep in mind that when dealing with an emergency or disaster, every second counts- that’s why it’s vital that you have a plan in place at home and at work.

Sept. 5, 2018

Local county emergency alert - Information on how to sign up

As part of National Preparedness Month, all personnel are encouraged to sign up for Local County Alerts for the county they reside and work. These systems are used to alert users of a terrorist situation, an emergency in a suburb, weather alerts or any emergency. Links to Franklin and surrounding counties to sign-up to receive alerts are listed below.

Sept. 5, 2018

Distribution deputy counsel retires after 39 years of service

“One of the most experienced and knowledgeable personnel, not just within Distribution, but across DLA” is how DLA Distribution deputy commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, described deputy chief counsel John Fritz at his August 21 retirement ceremony celebrating his 39 years of service to the federal government.

Sept. 5, 2018

2018 POW/MIA Event

Defense Supply Center Columbus is hosting a POW/MIA event in the Operations Center Auditorium Sept. 21. Guest speaker Strategic International Coordinator (Southeast Asia) at the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency Jack Kull will speak on current operations in Asia and around the world. He will also show a video explaining more about DPAA.

Sept. 4, 2018

Learn to make an emergency plan with Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management

Employees at DLA Philadelphia can learn how to make and practice your emergency plan with the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the Bldg. cafeteria.

Sept. 4, 2018

Fueling the Fight | Food service specialists keep Marines ready for action

The food service specialists at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, provide Marines there with some of the key ingredients needed to allow their bodies to function at a high level and stay ready for anything.

Sept. 3, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Labor Day Message

The upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend signals the end of the summer season and is a good opportunity to take one last summertime break from work before the start of the new fiscal year and the new school year for our children.

Sept. 1, 2018

National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.

Sept. 1, 2018

National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

Sept. 1, 2018

Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown ceases fuel operations

The departure of the final barge of jet fuel marked the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6.