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May 24, 2019

Army veteran shares how tragedy produced me-to-we mindset change

Earl Granville never wanted to join the Army. But an unusual request from his twin brother helped to change his mind, and his mindset.

May 24, 2019

2019 WWEC Wraps Up

Drawing a record number of attendees and an action-packed agenda, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy 2019 Worldwide Energy Conference succeeded in its efforts to bring together industry, government and military fuel experts and share ideas May 20-22.

May 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Memorial Day Message

 Teammates,For many Americans, Memorial Day is a welcome break from work, a time for outdoor barbeques or a day at the beach.  More importantly, it is the day we pause to reflect on the price of

May 24, 2019

Emergency responder shares career field changes over 28 years at DSCR

My name is Ed Rust. I’m a firefighter, emergency medical technician-paramedic and hazardous materials technician with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. May 2019 marks 28 years since I started working here — literally half my life.

May 23, 2019

2019 DoD Fuels Award Ceremony

Celebrating 53 years of excellence in fuels management operation and fuel handling, the 2019 Department of Defense Fuels Awards Ceremony took place at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, May 21.

May 23, 2019

National EMS Week Spotlight: Kyle Thomas

According to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians website, in 1974 President Gerald Ford authorized Emergency Medical Services Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. Back then, EMS was a new profession and practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net. EMS is now firmly established as an essential public function and a vital component of the medical care continuum.

May 23, 2019

Memorial Day: Remember, Honor

Memorial Day honoring those who died in service to the Nation.

May 23, 2019

Medical Logistics: Sustaining the Force

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Go to the hospital for a gash, get bandaged, get medicine, and go home. Where do these bandages and medicine come from, though? Medical logistics makes the delivery of the equipment possible.

May 23, 2019

Sun Tzu, woodwind quintets and a Texas high school band

The Texas State Agency for Surplus Property reached a big milestone recently thanks to excess items acquired through the Defense Logistics Agency.

May 23, 2019

DLA San Joaquin pays tribute to fallen officers

Employees of Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin, California, law enforcement officers of the local community, congressional staff and local city council members paid tribute to the fallen law