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Nov. 7, 2019

Air Force, DLA strengthen collaborative efforts

Defense Logistics Agency and Air Force officials gathered for the annual Air Force/DLA Day Nov. 6 to discuss mutual readiness goals.

Nov. 7, 2019

Hardware supply chain employees promote cross-functional understanding

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees in Industrial Hardware engaged in cross-functional discussions to build relationships and address challenges with internal processes in an effort to understand how different functions within the supply chain complement one another.

Nov. 7, 2019

Innovative idea saves DLA Distribution millions in taxpayer dollars

As the largest Department of Defense distribution facility in the world, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s 1.7 million sq. ft. mechanized Eastern Distribution Center operates similar to any commercial distribution center in business today. One thing that separates the government-run distribution center from its commercial counterparts, however, is how money is spent.

Nov. 6, 2019

Andersen Conducts Fuel Spill Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Andersen Air Force Base website — The 36th Wing Inspector General team conducted a fuel spill exercise at the split of Arc Light Boulevard and Carolines Avenue here on Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m.

Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.

Nov. 6, 2019

Veterans Day program focuses on building history, suicide prevention

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s Veterans Day program took place today with James Doelling, director of the Battle Creek, Michigan V.A. Medical Center serving as guest speaker. Doelling’s presentation in part focused on preventing veteran suicide. “It’s preventable by you,” he said while pointing to members of the audience. “Reach out to someone who looks like they are having a rough time,” he said.

Nov. 6, 2019

Youngstown State University STEM Expo

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in the 2019 Youngstown State University STEM Expo on Oct. 3, to discuss internships and full-time employment with undergraduates.

Nov. 6, 2019

Marines celebrate 244th birthday in Battle Creek

They may work for different parts of the Defense Logistics Agency now, but most of the attendees at the Nov. 5 ceremony in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s Palm Garden Room all shared the same title – Marine. They assembled to celebrate the Marine Corps 244th birthday with a cake and the usual traditions.

Nov. 6, 2019

Marines celebrate 244 years of persistence

Guest speaker Brig. Gen. Arthur Pasagian, commander, Marine Corps Systems Command reminded McNamara Headquarters Complex employees to recall the dedication of Marines past and present during the Marine Corps' 244th birthday celebration Nov. 5.

Nov. 6, 2019

Energy’s Employee Spotlight: Andrew Trask

A multifaceted fuel logistician, Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Andrew Trask has almost done it all.