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Sept. 11, 2018

One Easy Step to better Prepare Yourself - Download the AtHoc Mobile App

September is National Preparedness Month, and it is a good time to sign-up to receive alerts via the AtHoc Mobile App (free)!

Sept. 11, 2018

Event shares memories of 9-11

Defense Logistics Agency employees and other members of the workforce in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center gathered for a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony and shared their memories of that fateful day in 2001.

Sept. 11, 2018

National Preparedness Month: Planning is Everything

According to Ready.gov, National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, serves as a reminder that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.

Sept. 11, 2018

Exercise tests first responders, HQC workforce in reacting to shooter, bomber

A Sept. 6 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex tested the readiness of first responders, along with the workforce of DLA and other HQC agencies, as they responded to a mock event involving about 100 volunteer actors, police officers and others.

Sept. 10, 2018

5 MXS Metals Technicians: Keeping it together

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Minot Air Force Base website — Airmen from the 5th Maintenance Squadron metals technician shop create tools, aircraft parts and support equipment for Minot Air Force Base around the clock.

Sept. 10, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime Commander tours Distribution and Mapping facilities

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer speaks with DLA Distribution Richmond Director John Pearson during a tour of the Distribution and Mapping facilities Sept. 5 in Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 10, 2018

Will Rogers Air National Guard Base saves thousands of dollars with basewide LED replacements

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 137th Special Operations Wing website — Three hundred and sixty-six traditional lightbulbs around base and on the flight line were recently replaced with light-emitting diode, or LED, fixtures at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City.

Sept. 10, 2018

Moody A-10 engine maintainers make history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — For the first time, Moody’s 23d Maintenance Squadron’s (MXS) propulsion flight accomplished an unprecedented feat by ensuring every TF34 engine in their fleet is repaired to serviceable status.

Sept. 10, 2018

DLA Distribution announces quarterly award winners

DLA Distribution deputy commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s third quarter, fiscal year 2018 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact, and Strategic Goals winners.

Sept. 10, 2018

Coast Guard finds a bargain at Okinawa site

A visit to the DLA Disposition Services website pays dividends to Coast Guard aircrews in North Carolina who saved almost a million dollars by not having to buy new equipment.