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June 23, 2019

JRF joins team at OCORT 2019

The Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force brings unique skillsets and assistance to DLA as a whole. This week, reserve personnel from the JRF joined forces with other military and civilians to take part in the Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training exercise at two different military installations in Battle Creek, Michigan. The exercise started June 10 and finished June 21.

June 21, 2019

Annual event focuses on families and fun

More than 8,000 employees and guests participated in the McNamara Headquarters Complex's annual Family Day event June 20.

June 21, 2019

McWilliams takes command of Americas North

The DLA Energy Americas North regional office welcomed a new commander on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 7. Outgoing commander Air Force Lt. Col. Frederick Mueller handed over responsibility of the organization to Air Force Maj. Marcus McWilliams.

June 21, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Commander hosts industry leaders for strategic supply chain discussions

DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and members of his leadership team hosted key decision makers from eight of Land and Maritime’s Strategic Supplier Alliance partners June 18 at DSCC. SSAs are proven partners who’re committed to working with Land and Maritime to provide superior logistics support to America’s military services.

June 21, 2019

DLA Aviation ‘policy wizard’ becomes Hall of Fame member

Dorothy Jean Lohr, a DLA Aviation procurement analyst who began her career as a GS-4 secretary, became known to colleagues as the "Wizard of Policy," due to her integral role and expertise in automated acquisition. She will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26.

June 21, 2019

Olmstead assumes command of DLA Distribution Red River, Texas

In a change of command ceremony June 20, Army Lt. Col. Seth M. Olmstead assumed command of DLA Distribution Red River, Texas.“Lt. Col Olmstead is a gifted leader and the right person to continue the

June 21, 2019

From the 19th century to now, Troop Support embroiderers continue Betsy Ross’ flag making legacy

As Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s history dates back to 1800 with the construction of the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia, so does its partnership with American flag maker Betsy Ross.

June 20, 2019

Operation Hydrocarbon Fuels the Lines of Cooperation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Indiana National Guard website — Airmen and soldiers from the Indiana National Guard participated in Operation Hydrocarbon, a five-day course with the Nigerien Army and Air Force in Niamey, Niger June 10-14.

June 20, 2019

Chamberlain awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal

In a ceremony held June 20, Army Lt. Col. Jeffrey P. Chamberlain was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal at DLA Distribution Red River, Texas.“Jeff has a distinguished career, one with

June 20, 2019

Fire Warden Appreciation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention staff showed their appreciation during their quarterly training session June 13 with a luncheon and tour of the fire station to over 30 Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees who serve as fire wardens.