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Archive: September, 2018

Sept. 14, 2018

Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident

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).

Sept. 14, 2018

A fuels family

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.

Sept. 14, 2018

DDYJ leadership participates in Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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

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.

Sept. 13, 2018

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.

Sept. 13, 2018

Associates, retirees swing into fun at the 2018 Commander’s Cup

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.

Sept. 13, 2018

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.

Sept. 13, 2018

TACOM, DLA Land and Maritime strategic partnership ensures readiness

“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.

Sept. 13, 2018

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.

Sept. 13, 2018

Associates, retirees swing into fun at the 2018 Commander’s Cup

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.