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Aug. 30, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Labor Day Message

 Teammates,As we approach the Labor Day holiday weekend, I'd like to take the time to thank you all for what you do every day. In the United States, Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning

Aug. 30, 2019

Service at first sight: Captain helps guide dog stay in shape

Bernard Werwie, Jr., an acquisition specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, is rarely without his guide dog, Herman. The helpful canine is Werwie’s eyes around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and just about everywhere else Werwie wants to travel. But recent physical ailments suffered by Werwie also threatened to sideline his walking partner. Until the employees of Bldg. 33, H Bay stepped in to lend a hand — and a few feet, as well.

Aug. 28, 2019

Puerto Rico governor activates Guard as Dorian approaches

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Puerto Rico National Guard was activated Wednesday by Gov. Wanda Vazquez to support emergency response to Hurricane Dorian, which had winds of 75 mph as of the afternoon.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Troop Support gives first-hand lesson on supply chains to Air Force Air Mobility students

Students and academic leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Aug. 26 for an overview of the agency’s services and to learn about its mission. The students, who are part of the school’s Advanced Study of Air Mobility program, met with representatives from each of the agency’s five supply chains.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Aviation-Jacksonville celebrates National Aviation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation–Jacksonville, Florida, military and civilian personnel celebrated National Aviation Day Aug. 19.

Aug. 28, 2019

Expanding horizons with the DLA Enterprise Rotation Program

Graduating with her sixth university degree, Pamela Downing wanted to use her most recent education while broadening her career. Inspired by her recent studies in occupational technology with a concentration in adult learning, Downing sought to put her new skills to use working with the DLA Energy acquisition workforce.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Information Operations employee to complete DoD cybersecurity reskilling course

A Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations employee is completing the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy this month after being selected as part of the first group of Defense Department employees to participate.

Aug. 28, 2019

Distribution Commanding Officer Discusses Current Landscape at DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones hosted a DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, town hall Aug. 22. The town hall began with Jones

Aug. 27, 2019

New voting equipment coming to DSCC

The Franklin County Board of Elections will showcase new voting equipment this week at the Defense Supply Center Columbus as part of a voter education program in collaboration with the installation’s Federal Women’s Program and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.

Aug. 26, 2019

This Is What We Do: Syrian Logistics Cell

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website —Tucked away in northern Iraq is a small group of Mississippi Army National Guard Soldiers dedicated to coordinating and fulfilling the essential logistics needed for warfighters.