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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 18, 2018

7th LRS ensures deployment readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dyess Air Force Base website — Readiness is the first step to executing any mission. The 7th Logistics Readiness Squadron ensures the Airmen, aircraft and supplies needed for a deployment are always ready to fly, fight and win.

Sept. 18, 2018

Suppliers learn tips for government contracting at free training session

Nearly 50 suppliers from across the country took part in a two-day training session Sept. 11-12 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus on how to do business with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 18, 2018

Women’s Equality Day observed across the DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan celebrated Women's Equality Day by bringing display information and educational material to each of the buildings across the Yokosuka facilities. Each directorate and branch displayed educational posters, in both English and Japanese, and had handouts and bookmarks available at each location for individuals to take with them from August 13 to 26.

Sept. 18, 2018

Suppliers learn tips for government contracting at free training session

Nearly 50 suppliers from across the country took part in a two-day training session Sept. 11-12 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus on how to do business with the Defense Logistics Agency. The free Training, Knowledge and Opportunities class – known as a TKO – is offered through the DLA Land and Maritime Small Business Office and is designed to teach suppliers new to federal government contracting how to be successful.

Sept. 17, 2018

35 MXS fabrication flight repair makes U.S. Air Force history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Three Airmen with the 35th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight performed a depot-level repair on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Misawa Air Base, Japan, in August this year.

Sept. 17, 2018

621st CRW, Army participate in airfield-opening exercise in Wisconsin

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Mobility Command website — Airmen, Soldiers and officials from the Defense Logistics Agency were sent to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Sept. 7 to 14 as part of Exercise Turbo Distribution 18-02, a Joint Task Force-Port Opening simulation designed to hone joint service interoperability in austere locations for the purpose of opening airfields and forwarding the mobility-centric goals of the Army and Air Force.

Sept. 17, 2018

Procurement assistance centers to celebrate contracting success, build awareness of free services

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers scattered across the nation will celebrate the success of small businesses that have used PTAC services to gain government contracts in support of the Department of Defense’s worldwide mission during the first National PTAC Day Sept. 26.

Sept. 17, 2018

Distribution Patriot Day and POW/MIA Day event honors those that gave all

In remembrance of the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution hosted a Patriot Day ceremony on Sept. 11 featuring guest speaker Army Col. James Carmichael.

Sept. 16, 2018

National Guard answered the call for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — National Guard members flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units supporting civil authorities responding to Tropical Storm Florence.

Sept. 15, 2018

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.