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Archive: February, 2019

Feb. 28, 2019

Inside Acquisition: How the Marine Corps plans to double the MTVR’s lifespan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Since the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement entered service in 2001, it has been the primary tactical wheeled logistics vehicle used to deliver personnel and supplies to forward-deployed units. Its multiple variants enable the workhorse to not only carry fuel, food and supplies, but to also serve as the primary vehicle for towing systems.

Feb. 28, 2019

Troop Support celebrates “Black Migrations” through music

The sound of music filled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium during a celebration of African American History Month Feb. 27 in Philadelphia. Entertainers from Key Arts productions sang and provided a narrative on this year’s theme, “Black Migrations,” to the backdrop of a multi-media presentation that highlighted African-Americans’ movement both geographically and socially through the 20th century.

Feb. 28, 2019

HQC employees compete in Black History Month challenge

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month in a unique way Feb. 27. Teams representing the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Contract Audit Agency and the Defense Technical Information Center tested their knowledge of black history by competing in an interactive, quiz-style competition following the style of a popular television gameshow.

Feb. 28, 2019

Black History Month Spotlight: Sam Watson

This year's Black History month national theme is “Black Migrations” honoring African Americans in motion. Just like their ancestors, these DLA Energy employees are driving forward, progressing their lives and careers in positive ways.

Feb. 28, 2019

Logisticians celebrate Navy Supply Corps birthday

Navy logisticians of DLA Land and Maritime gathered together Feb. 22 to celebrate the Navy Supply Corps’ 224th birthday.

Feb. 28, 2019

Evacuation Day Logistics

Logistics support plays a key role in the successful evacuation and re-entry of New York City during the American Revolution.

Feb. 27, 2019

Aging technology that never fails

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Throughout the Civil War leading up to the Korean War, the U.S. Army relied heavily on the success of railroad operations, and that still rings true today at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Feb. 27, 2019

Driving Warfighter Support

As part of his immersion as the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander, Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis Fuels Management Flight Jan. 23.

Feb. 27, 2019

Child Development Centers: Providing quality care for children of employees

Child Development Centers at five DLA facilities provide quality care for employees’ children.

Feb. 27, 2019

Distribution’s Sims presented with commander’s coin

DLA Distribution Organizational Management’s, Bradford Sims was selected by leadership to receive a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event Feb. 1.