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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 20, 2018

Distribution celebrates 71 years of the Air Force service

On Sept. 18, the DLA Distribution team came together to celebrate the United States Air Force’s 71st birthday.

Sept. 20, 2018

Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency hosted more than 200 defense-industry counterparts in the first-ever DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 20, 2018

‘You Are Not Forgotten’: Sept. 21 is National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day

Each year on the third Friday in September, Americans honor the men and women who were prisoners of war and those still missing in action. And as this day approaches, we begin to see displayed the symbol of the nation’s respect for those individuals.

Sept. 19, 2018

U.S. Army North helping coordinate Hurricane Florence relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Soldiers continue to help evacuate residents in flood-ravaged communities along North Carolina's coastal plains days after Hurricane Florence made landfall.

Sept. 19, 2018

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence

First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 19, 2018

Blog: Bloomer left his mark during 45-year legacy of service

Every so often we’re forever graced with an exceptional person. A person that quietly walks into our lives and permanently leaves their mark. That’s David Bloomer, a supervisory contract specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Land Supplier Operations. His entrance to the Power Transmissions team in November 2017 was almost unperceived since he walked into the office and cheerfully said a soft “hello.” But from day one his manner, work ethic, personality and friendship has captured our minds and hearts. Let’s take a moment to illustrate the impact we’ve experienced so you may have a glimpse into our loss occurring October 1 when he retires.

Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

Sept. 18, 2018

Emergency plans at home and work

Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the month-long campaign encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.

Sept. 18, 2018

National preparedness month exposition on DSCR

In recognition of September as National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services hosted a preparedness exposition in the new Center Restaurant Sept. 13, Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Sept. 18, 2018

Joint Chiefs of Staff J4 shares life changing insights

Former Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck returned for a special mentoring lunch with DLA Energy employees in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Kunkel Conference Room Sept. 4.