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May 28, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Senthil Arul

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

May 28, 2019

Distribution Aide-de-Camp promoted to Captain

On May 14, surrounded by his wife and colleagues, Army 1st Lt. Tyler Hultgren, DLA Distribution aide-de-camp, was promoted to the rank of captain.

May 27, 2019

Susquehanna MWR kicks off Commander’s Cup with “Armed Forces Day” 5K Run/Walk

In recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and to kick off the 2019 Commander’s Cup Series, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted an “Armed Forces Day” 5K Fun Run/Walk May 16. Forty-four participants competed in the run/walk.

May 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Barstow welcomes new director

Matthew J. Balogh became director of DLA Distribution Barstow, California, May 24. DDBC stores over 59,800 warfighter support items valued at over $2.1 billion at two locations on Marine Corps

May 24, 2019

Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.

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.