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Jan. 29, 2019

Fitness tips for the New Year

In the New Year, many people focus on fitness based resolutions. Here are some tips to help ensure the resolutions stick.

Jan. 29, 2019

Town Hall opens lines of communications

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees packed the Fort Belvoir McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium to hear the Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller speak at a town hall Jan. 22.

Jan. 29, 2019

Complex geometry

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Additive manufacturing shines with promise. The discipline, also known as 3D printing, holds the promise of being the most powerful, efficient and versatile method of manufacturing, enabling a whole new world of products—complex shapes, compound geometries and compound materials that no designer could envision without it.

Jan. 29, 2019

Bringing innovation to fruition: Marines 3D print 1st reinforced concrete bridge in western hemisphere

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines from the 1st Marine Logistics Group at Camp Pendleton, California, transformed their motto—“Victory through Logistics”—to action when they successfully 3D printed a concrete bridge in December, with the help of the Marine Corps Systems Command Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Jan. 29, 2019

DLA helps Army achieve mission success

The Defense Logistics Agency uses customer support representatives located close to units and vendors around the world to support the Army in garrison and combat environments.

Jan. 29, 2019

Finding balance at the summit: Troop Support employee climbs Kilimanjaro

Not many people can claim that they have danced with an African tribe, climbed to the top of the highest peak in Africa and watched a sunset from above the clouds. But thanks to an adventurous spirit and a supportive workplace, Jeff Crow can make that claim. Crow, a material planner in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain and avid trekker from Colorado, decided he needed to take a trip to provide stability to his work-life balance - and a tropical vacation wasn’t going to do the trick. He needed a challenge. He was going to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro - one of the “Seven Summits,” which are the highest peaks on each of Earth’s continents.

Jan. 29, 2019

DLA Distribution San Diego supports Operation Deep Freeze

DLA Distribution San Diego’s satellite site at Port Hueneme, California, completed its annual packing, packaging, preservation and marking mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s

Jan. 28, 2019

Marquee your words

Last fall, two brand new state-of-the-art marquees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, displayed their first messages in vivid color. The installation of these chromatic communication tools are the culmination of a nearly three-year journey, which involved the efforts of several hard-working individuals.

Jan. 28, 2019

Warner Robins’ Saylor honored at DLA 51st annual employee recognition ceremony

DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, distribution warehouse supervisor Michael Saylor was honored as one of the agency’s top 10 employees during DLA’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony

Jan. 28, 2019

Get gassed up

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — Much like a good breakfast to get the day started, vehicles and aircraft run on an energy of their own. To produce that energy, they need to be powered with their most important meal of day: fuel.