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May 14, 2019

Police Week Spotlight: Sara Hedrick

DLA Police Officer Sara Hedrick spent seven years as a military police officer before joining the DSCC team five months ago.

May 14, 2019

Police Week 2019 Spotlight: Officer Nicholas Lang

National Police Week takes place May 13 – 17 in 2019. As part of Police Week observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, spotlight Officer Nicholas Lang, who selflessly secures and protects Defense Supply Center Richmond, its people and our neighbors every day.

May 13, 2019

All Fueled Up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Preparing for combat is always a daunting task, but having the right people and equipment can make all the difference. The 877th Quartermaster Company is one of the U.S. Army Reserve units supporting the Canadian Army during Maple Resolve 19. Maple Resolve is a joint, multinational training exercise with multiple countries and over 5000 troops that is hosted to validate the Canadian Army for future missions.

May 13, 2019

Heating Up in The Kitchen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — U.S. Army Reserve units are here to partner with the Canadian Army for Maple Resolve 19-01. Maple Resolve is a multinational joint training exercise, with over seven countries and more than 6,000 troops, that is hosted by the Canadian Army. The cooks’ mission is to provide meals for the troops involved in the exercise to ensure they are nourished and ready for the task at hand. 

May 13, 2019

Mechanics Spark Multinational Connections

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Sparks flew when U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, participating in a multinational Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01, partnered with Canadian Army technicians in an in-house, friendly engineering competition at the 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Detachment (3 CDSB) Wainwright, Alberta, Canada, May 9, 2019.

May 13, 2019

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Amy Yamamoto

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 honor Asian or Pacific Islander Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees.

May 13, 2019

Training With Industry through DLA Troop Support: Seizing opportunity

Ursula Stewart, a contracting officer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, has always looked for personal and professional development opportunities. So when she had the chance to apply for the Training With Industry program, Stewart contemplated throwing her hat in the proverbial ring. When she though of applying, she didn’t realize was how challenging and enlightening the process would be in deciding if TWI was right for her. But now, as she is getting ready to depart for Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington in June, she couldn’t be more excited.

May 13, 2019

DLA commanders meet to discuss Agency’s procurement challenges, solutions

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior staff hosted DLA Distribution Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones May 3 in Columbus, Ohio, for an orientation visit to discuss business operations. Their meeting was part of an Agency-wide initiative to generate increased conversation between supply chains on shared logistics, operating challenges and successes.

May 13, 2019

Former DLA Aviation director tours operations center

Navy Vice Adm. (retired) Keith Lippert visited the new Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center May 8, 2019.

May 13, 2019

DDSP team selected as a Distinguished Unit of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps

Every year the U. S. Army Quartermaster Corps recognizes brigade-sized units for outstanding quartermaster services provided. The Distinguished Unit of the Corps award was introduced in 1993 to