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May 6, 2019

Free daily webinars available to DLA employees for Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve the nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.

May 6, 2019

445th Airmen train during Agile Combat Support exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 445th Airlift Wing website — Thunderous smoke bombs activated, simulated attacks commenced, and Airmen scrambled to action as more than 80 members of the 445th Airlift Wing participated in an annual Agile Combat Support exercise April 5-7, 2019 here.

May 6, 2019

DLA Distribution employees respond during HAZMAT exercise in Germersheim

Employees at DLA Distribution Europe conducted HAZMAT training at their main facility at the Germersheim Army Depot. The training took place as DDDE officials wait for German authorities to permit expansion of their HAZMAT storage capacity to support NATO and other military readiness requirements.

May 6, 2019

Excess items avoid landfill to help people in need

It took more than luck to complete a long and challenging donation process to provide excess items to Bahrain’s Red Crescent Society, but the charity’s local leaders recently wished good fortune on Defense Logistics Agency employees there for extra efforts from agency employees to provide support.

May 6, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Nathan Won

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 6, 2019

Visker receives Global Distribution Excellence High Performing Leader of the Year award

Joint Force Development Director Edward R. Visker was awarded the DLA Distribution Global Distribution Excellence High Performing Leader of the Year award for 2018.

May 6, 2019

DLA Aviation parts support ensures tankers available for aerial refueling mission

The Air Force’s aerial refueling capability recently expanded with the delivery of the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, Kansas, in January. Bill Knepshield has been working to ensure Defense Logistics Agency has parts support in place for the Pegasus since early 2014.

May 5, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates National Small Business Week

DLA Land and Maritime has an office dedicated to providing training, advice, guidance and strategies to small businesses that are looking to do business with the government. The office also focuses on developing and implementing strategies that increase business opportunities for the various socioeconomic categories: service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, small disadvantaged and HUBZone small businesses.

May 3, 2019

Agency supports East African relief efforts

Mozambique is back in the news as Cyclone Kenneth batters the Eastern African nation just six weeks after Cyclone Idai caused an estimated 600 deaths and left many at risk of cholera and without adequate drinking water.

May 3, 2019

DLA Counsel-Distribution’s Hinkson presented commander’s coin

DLA Counsel-Distribution attorney Christina Hinkson received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event March 27.