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Nov. 14, 2019

437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster IIIs perform several missions throughout the world to include combat and presidential support, training and humanitarian missions. As time goes on, aircraft need to be inspected and repaired for structural integrity, internal cracks, painting and exterior damage. The 437th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrication Flight is responsible for fixing and identifying such issues to ensure mission readiness.

Nov. 14, 2019

Hall of Fame medal and award recipient’s contributions to DLA are price-less

Few federal employees can attest to a level of success and achievement obtained in more than 34 years of service, but Janet Price has the resumé that represents such a career.

Nov. 14, 2019

New Mobile Office equipment aids processing

Defense Logistics Agency employees at sites across the country began testing a new way of doing business with the recent arrival of their Mobile Office equipment.

Nov. 14, 2019

DLA standardizing interagency buy, sell processes with G-Invoicing 

DLA is ahead of other defense agencies in implementing mandatory changes to the way federal organizations buy and sell goods or services to one another, a Defense Department official told managers of DLA’s intragovernmental support agreements. 

Nov. 14, 2019

Recycling program manager details Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s contribution to preserving the environment

With 4,700 workers occupying 848 acres of land, DLA’s New Cumberland-based installation is the size of a small city. Inevitably, such a large population generates an equally large amount of waste. Rabuck says much of that waste is not only reusable, but some of it can sold in order to fund local jobs.

Nov. 13, 2019

DoE recognizes employees for energy efficiency

For the third year in a row, DLA Energy employees were awarded Federal Energy and Water Management Awards for their contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, and the use of advanced and renewable energy technologies at federal facilities.

Nov. 13, 2019

Four earn annual Battle Creek area awards

Michigan-based warfighters and civil servants were recently honored by local organizations for their contributions to national defense.

Nov. 13, 2019

Behind the scenes in the hospital

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — When people think of hospitals many may think of doctors, nurses and beeping machines that take blood pressure and monitor vitals. However, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA Aviation-Cherry Point leadership welcomes Marine Corps Logistics Command personnel to North Carolina for strategic engagements

Personnel from Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia, and Barstow, California, traveled to Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina for a two-day workshop Oct. 23-24.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.