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Archive: January, 2019

Jan. 7, 2019

BRICE app simplifies maintenance action, saves time

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Reserve Command website — The Air Force Reserve went live with an app that is expected to save time and stress for aircraft maintainers late last year, with an estimated 100 users to be enrolled by February.

Jan. 7, 2019

Troop Support honors Army reservist’s retirement

Army Lt. Col. Thomas Wooden Jr. was honored for 29 years of service to his nation at a retirement ceremony held Jan. 4 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia where he spent the last 29 years of his military career as an Army reservist. During the ceremony, presiding official and DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly thanked Wooden and his more than 20 family members in attendance for their support to the Army and to the nation. “We know that serving in the armed services poses challenges for our soldiers that many civilians and their families cannot appreciate, but you all can,” Simerly said. “And your support to [Wooden] has been essential in his success.”

Jan. 7, 2019

Defense Masters provides tools to improve speaking and leadership skills

One day the boss walks up to you and says he needs you to brief the corporate board … in an hour. Are you going to get sick to your stomach or embrace the opportunity?

Jan. 7, 2019

DLA is 'Top Gun' for printing

Employees of the DLA print facility at Naval Air Station North Island produced posters for a squadron whose offices and hangar will be a filming location for the new 'Top Gun' movie, to be released summer 2020.

Jan. 4, 2019

Distribution’s Warner named DLA SNCO of the Year

Distribution's Current Operations non-commissioned officer-in-charge and senior enlisted advisor is DLA's 2018 Senior Non-commissioned Officer of the Year.

Jan. 3, 2019

A conversation with ... Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller

As the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller wrapped up his first 90 days in command, he sat down with public affairs to share some highlights and expectations for the coming year.

Jan. 3, 2019

Process Improvement helps get food to troops overseas faster

Napoleon Bonaparte has been credited with saying that “an Army marches on its stomach.” As key players in making sure the military has the food they need to literally sustain America’s armed forces, employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain understand the importance of that concept. And when they saw potential to improve their process to feed the warfighter faster, they called in the Continuous Process Improvement Office to assist.

Jan. 2, 2019

DLA Aviation employees donate hundreds of toys to those in need

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees enterprise-wide showed the true spirit of giving this holiday season as they donated toys to children who otherwise may not have had any presents.