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Nov. 25, 2019

Land and Maritime Deputy Commander attends Portsmouth facility groundbreaking

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson joined several U.S. senators, DLA Land and Maritime’s Portsmouth Naval Shipyard leadership and associates Nov. 22 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of a new Navy submarine servicing facility.

Nov. 25, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership provides fresh produce to Native American tribes

For more than 20 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain has provided fresh fruits and vegetables across the country to Indian Tribal Organizations participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Nov. 25, 2019

DLA Troop Support bids farewell to two retiring civilians

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support bid farewell to two civilian employees during a retirement ceremony November 25 in Philadelphia. Sheila Taylor, from Military Personnel, retired after 36 years of service. Carolyn Dempsey, who worked in the Subsistence supply chain, retired after serving 31 years.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a “taste of home” to warfighters around the world

Warfighters around the world get to taste a home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees. The preparation for the troops’ holiday meal starts as early as April. Many ingredients for the meals are on hand at prime vendor locations by September, and the overseas locations start receiving high-volume items, like the turkeys and more than 131 tons of trimmings, in October.

Nov. 25, 2019

Commander strengthens partnerships in the Middle East

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller commended regional employees and conducted outreach during a visit to the Middle East, Oct. 20-25. Miller met with U.S. leaders and ally partners in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Kuwait.

Nov. 25, 2019

Central Ohio, DSCC honor Veterans

Defense Supply Center Columbus associates took part in the Central Ohio Veterans Day Parade Nov. 8 to kick off a weekend of festivities honoring our nation’s veterans. The theme of this year’s celebration, The Greatest Generation, recognized World War II veterans and included several World War II-era floats and displays.

Nov. 25, 2019

Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at DSCC

The Combined Federal Campaign kicked off at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Nov. 20. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.

Nov. 25, 2019

Army, DLA officials strengthen collaboration

DLA and Army officials discussed major weapons systems support and increased material availability and other Army-related topics during Army/DLA Day Nov. 22 at the Pentagon.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees volunteer for Adopt a Highway cleanup event

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees, along with some of their family members, show their commitment to their neighbors and the local environment by volunteering to spend a couple of their Saturday morning hours to the Adopt A Highway cleanup program.

Nov. 25, 2019

RPA: Your new cyber sidekick?

Disposition personnel can now submit ideas for how virtual automations might ease the time demands of repetitive, rule-based tasks.