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May 19, 2019

Puget Sound focuses on reducing customer wait times, improves processes

Customers have been the focus for the past three years at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment. The DLA Maritime - Puget Shop Stores item managers have worked diligently to improve customer support by driving down the not-in-stock or empty bin rate, reducing the risk of costly work stoppages at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

May 19, 2019

New team, process improve material needs for Naval shipyard

DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is better equipped to assist its shipyard customers with their material needs after developing a new team. The first of its kind technical review team was established in October 2018 by DLA Maritime – Puget Sound Code PMBB. The group performs technical reviews of all incoming Job Material Lists to ensure completeness and accuracy before being passed to the credit card or purchasing departments. The ultimate goal is to have buy-ready procurement packages upon receipt by DLA.

May 18, 2019

Fuels lab provides quality assurance for CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron provides a “home” for the Air Force Petroleum Office. The team of three provides quality assurance and control of fuels and gases for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

May 17, 2019

2019 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams has announced the 2019 inductees into the DLA Hall of Fame.

May 17, 2019

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Khoa Nguyen

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States and a way to pay tribute to the generations who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. In this series of stories, we spotlight Asian or Pacific Islander Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees.

May 17, 2019

Troop Support exudes excellence at federal awards ceremony

Eleven Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support individuals and teams were recognized by federal service peers during the 2019 Federal Executive Board Excellence in Government Awards ceremony May 9 in Philadelphia.

May 17, 2019

Tennessee Guard Airmen train Soldiers on heavy equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — A crowd of Army National Guard Soldiers gather around a giant piece of heavy equipment as an Airman in a hard hat explains the purpose and function of the various knobs and shifters.

May 17, 2019

Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development

Strong Partnerships is one of five lines of effort advanced by Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, as a roadmap to ensure victory against trans-regional multi-domain threats, in an increasingly complex global environment.

May 17, 2019

May 18 is Armed Forces Day

Nations around the world honor their military forces with an Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the celebration is held the third Saturday in May.

May 17, 2019

San Joaquin Awarded the 2019 California Employer Advisory Council Veterans Employer of the Year

The leadership of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, and the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1546 union led a vigorous veteran hiring campaign, which led to the installation