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March 11, 2019

Leadership Development Council holds summit

Leadership Development Council Leadership Summit was held Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The catered, lunch event featured dynamic speakers - each providing their leadership thoughts on one chosen letter of the word L-E-A-D-E-R.

March 11, 2019

Engineers, maintainers and logisticians team up on Rhino recovery efforts

The Navy's first strike-fighter, the F/A-18 Hornet, has been involved in every major U.S. military conflict since the 1980s. The twin engine, mid-wing, multi-mission tactical aircraft made its combat debut with strikes against Libya. While the Marines will continue to fly the F/A-18 A-D legacy model Hornets through 2023, the Navy is actively transitioning to F/A-18 E/F model Super Hornets exclusively and projecting to fly them through at least 2050.

March 11, 2019

Oklahoma City Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration with T-AKE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14) in Apra Harbor, Guam March 11 in the first of many evolutions designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

March 8, 2019

Modernization at DLA Distribution Korea takes 1960 facilities into the future

Modernization has reached Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea with a $75 million Republic of Korea funded construction project for a warehouse and a $5.8 million modernization project inside

March 8, 2019

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna’s Roller named DLA Emergency Communication Center Dispatcher of the Year

Kristine R. Roller was recognized as the DLA Emergency Communication Center Operator of the Year during DLA’s 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program awards ceremony at the McNamara

March 8, 2019

DLA Aviation-Jacksonville commander lays out her vision for future warfighter support during town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-Jacksonville Commander Navy Cmdr. Monica Frey held her town hall Feb. 28. She kicked off the town hall by presenting awards and recognitions for years of service before getting into the details concerning her vision and goals for the future of DLA Jacksonville’s support to the warfighter.

March 8, 2019

DoD program helps DLA share knowledge, talent with industry

The Defense Logistics Agency continues to invest in innovative programs that allow acquisition professionals to engage with and learn from industry partners. Brian McGinley, a supervisor in DLA Troop Support’s Post Award Division for industrial hardware, is assigned to a six-month career-development program with Deloitte LLP in Rosslyn, Virginia.

March 8, 2019

High school students get hands-on lab learning

The petroleum lab at DLA Energy Europe and Africa is training high school students how to test aviation fuels. Students attending local high schools in the Department of Defense Education Activity Europe serve as interns in the lab through the Career Practicum Student Internship Program which matches a student with a professional experience based on their interest in a career field.

March 8, 2019

LRC Italy supports humanitarian relief efforts to Ukrainian rehabilitation center

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website — The Logistic Readiness Center-Italy’s Humanitarian Assistance Program loaded a shipment of humanitarian aid supplies headed for Ukraine, at Camp Darby, Italy ,Feb. 13-14.

March 8, 2019

Bettye Ackerman-Cobb CDC welcomes readers

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child,” Dr. Seuss.