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May 21, 2019

New G-Invoicing, cost transparency key topics at 12th Cost Summit

Demand planning, G-Invoicing and cost transparency were key topics of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 12th Cost Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex May 20.

May 21, 2019

Department of Defense heads of Supply and Logistics visit DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy

Department of Defense heads of Supply and Logistics across the services visited Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Italy, for a tour of the installation and briefings at tenant commands, including DLA

May 20, 2019

Fueling interoperability with Peru Navy

Expanding its 38 fuel agreements across the world, Defense Logistics Agency Energy signed a new Fuel Implementing Arrangement with the Peru Navy to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Peruvian Navies.

May 20, 2019

Speaker shares stories of bravery, unity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders throughout U.S. history

Keynote speaker Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Philadelphia Chapter and the program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, shared historical vignettes from more than 40 culturally unique populations during an informative presentation to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

May 20, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Sly Ahn

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 20, 2019

Distribution Multicultural committee hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day event

DLA Distribution Headquarters employees and its Multicultural Committee, paid respect to Holocaust Remembrance Day April 30, with a presentation by Retired Pennsylvania Office of Administrative Law Judge Felix Thau and music by the Cedar Cliff High School choir. The theme of this year’s Days of Remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Beyond Religious Boundaries.”

May 20, 2019

National EMS Week Spotlight: Ed Rust

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 20, 2019

Family summer fun

MWR's Family Services Program hosted a Free Family Summer Fun Reboot seminar May 14 at the Red Roof Pavilion in Mission Park on DSCC. The seminar was presented by Michiel DeVito, program manager for MWR FSP and Jenna Landuyt of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Columbus.

May 19, 2019

DLA assists U.S. Navy in reintroducing Union Jack flag on naval ships

Returning to naval tradition, the Union Jack flag will replace the First Navy Jack flag which has been used on all naval vessels since 2002. The change will take place with morning colors on June 4. DLA has played a vital role in ensuring the maritime flags are on-hand and ready for the transition by gathering the information on the number of flags needed, working with the contractor to ensure production goals are met and the delivery of the flags.

May 19, 2019

Forward presence spotlight: Royal Cline

Royal Cline is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customer service representative located in San Diego, California. Cline recently worked with his counterparts at DLA Troop Support to ensure Naval ships will receive the Union Jack flag to replace the current First Navy Jack flag (pictured) for the June 4 reintroduction date. Cline’s primary customer is the surface fleet but he also serves carriers, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, expeditionary units, shipyards and industrial sites in the Pacific Ocean area of operations.