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Archive: April, 2019

April 29, 2019

Columbus handles equipment training

Five area employees are working toward advanced MHE certification.

April 29, 2019

The next generation learns about DLA during “take your kids to work day” at DSCC

Kids got to see first-hand how Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates often have to adapt to changing requirements when the weather required other plans for Take Your Kid to Work Day activities April 25.

April 29, 2019

PrepareAthon! encourages Americans to plan before disaster strikes

America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide campaign held April 30 to increase community emergency preparedness through hazard-specific group discussions, drills and exercises.

April 29, 2019

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, welcomes new commander

Employees and guests witnessed a time-honored military tradition April 26 at the Defense Logistics Agency’s largest distribution center supporting the Navy in Norfolk, Virginia. DLA Distribution

April 27, 2019

Heavy Equipment Transporter System Subject Matter Exchange II

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Familiar faces and familiarization training is how day one of the Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) subject matter exchange began, with U.S. Army Soldiers introducing themselves to members of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO). Some Omani Soldiers needed no introduction from the instructors, as they attended the initial training given in January.

April 26, 2019

Shred Day – Protect your identity…and the planet

DSCC will host a free Shred Day event May 15 for installation associates from 7 - 10:30 a.m. The event offers easy drive-up and drop-off services for bulk document shredding in the parking lot of Building 330, located west of the MWR tennis courts near the Yearling Road Gate.

April 26, 2019

McNamara Headquarters Complex hosts day of fun, education for parents, children

Parents and children participated in the McNamara Headquarters Complex annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event April 25.

April 26, 2019

Awareness walk culminates Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Clad in teal shirts emblazoned with the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention logo, more than 200 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and fellow Naval Support Activity Philadelphia tenant employees walked a mile in support of SAAP month April 23 in Philadelphia. The “wave of teal,” as NSA-P’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program manager Navy Chief Petty Officer Felipe Vazquez called it, moved across the installation in a display of support for victims and dedication to the eradication of sexual assault, culminating a month of activities with the same SAPR focus.

April 26, 2019

Matthews receives DSSM for achievements as commander, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia

Navy Capt. Andrew Matthews has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his numerous accomplishments while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia,

April 26, 2019

C & E employee learns resiliency and dogsledding in subzero weather conditions

It’s not common for someone to volunteer to spend a week in subzero temperatures without a cabin, heat or cot just to learn dogsledding. Geoffrey Dominessy, a contracting officer with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain, did just that in February in Northern Minnesota.