Sept. 14, 2018
Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident
RICHMOND, VA —
September is National Preparedness Month. One of the warnings you may be given if chemical, biological, nuclear or high explosives (CBRNE) are released into the atmosphere is to shelter in place (SIP).
A fuels family
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — With a large tube not easily moved from the back of the truck into a manhole in the flight line, aviation fuel is pushed out from the underground piping system beneath the base, into the truck and then into the fuel tank of the aircraft.
DDYJ leadership participates in Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
YOKOSUKA, Japan —
DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, commanding officer Navy Cmdr. Allen Rivera, and other key leadership personnel, participated in the Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka Remembrance Ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11.
Sept. 13, 2018
Northern Command Provides Response Support for Hurricane Florence
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — In support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Northern Command is leaning forward and actively posturing Defense Department forces in preparation for Hurricane Florence.
DLA pre-positions critical supplies for first responders following Hurricane Florence’s tracks
As Hurricane Florence threatens to devastate the Carolina coast, the Defense Logistics Agency is pre-positioning necessities like water and fuel for first responders who’ll assist those in the storm’s tracks.
Associates, retirees swing into fun at the 2018 Commander’s Cup
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer hosted the 21st Annual Commander’s Cup at the Eagle Eye Golf Course Sept. 7. The event builds comradery across various directorates and tenants on the installation.
Air Force general takes command of DLA Energy
Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller took command of DLA Energy during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Sept. 10. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams presided over the ceremony and participated in the time-honored flag passing ceremony where Miller accepted the colors from DLA Energy Acting Commander Guy Beougher.
TACOM, DLA Land and Maritime strategic partnership ensures readiness
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
“The big test is ‘Are we ready?' Are we ready to equip the Warfighter to fight the next fight?” said DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer. This question of readiness was the foundation of the visit between Palmer and Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Mitchell, commander for TACOM.
Air Force marks 71st birthday with themes of trust, commitment
Flying blades, a brass band and remarks from a three-star Air Force deputy chief of staff marked the 71st birthday of the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 12.