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June 6, 2019

S.C. Air maintainers overcome harsh conditions in Sweden

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — After years of perfecting how to operate in overseas desert environments, the Swamp Foxes from the South Carolina Air National Guard flipped the script by deploying to northern Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise 19. Unpredictable weather, the remote location and unexpected major maintenance difficulties provided Swamp Fox maintainers plenty of problems to work through during their three-week TDY in support of the Nordic exercise.

June 6, 2019

DLA supports Marine recruits with quality clothing

Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, turns recruits into Marines. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support understands service members’ pride in their image and takes pride of their own in providing high-quality uniforms to recruits journeying into military service.

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

June 6, 2019

Audit Task Force Road Show

Defense Logistics Agency Audit Task Force Lead Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller held an audit readiness road show in the McNamara Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 3.

June 6, 2019

Distribution hosts Central York High School AP US Government class

Students from Central York High School’s Advanced Placement U.S. Government class visited DLA Distribution Headquarters, located in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, April 25 to learn about distribution operations, DLA internship programs and receive a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center.

June 6, 2019

Astral Knight 2019: Maintainers sharpen F-35A

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa website — Deployed maintainers of the 421st Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare F-35A Lightning II fighter jets to contribute to exercise Astral Knight 2019 on the flightline of Aviano Air Base, Italy.

June 5, 2019

DSCC and the Environmental Division

The environment is a focus for many June observances such as World Environment Day, Nature Photography Day and National Pollinator Week. Environment conservation is an ongoing effort at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

June 5, 2019

Load 'em up: F-35A from A to B? Ask Fanter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — How do you pack an F-35A into a C-17? Or move nearly 300 Airmen, and all the equipment, to support 12 aircraft around Europe for two months? Or make sure you have enough of everything that you’ll need, and almost nothing that you don’t?

June 5, 2019

D-Day 75: DLA supports troops commemorating anniversary

DLA delivered materials to three locations in France to sustain service members supporting the D-Day anniversary. But it was an engineering feat that helped sustain Allied troops following the Normandy invasion 75 years ago.

June 5, 2019

Troop Support, federal partners prepare for hurricane season

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a two-day tabletop exercise to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season May 28-29.