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Archive: April, 2019

April 17, 2019

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, celebrated 20 years of dedicated service to the Warfighter with a series of events held April 5, including an official anniversary ceremony with remarks by guest

April 16, 2019

Sustainers Resupply Units using Aerial Delivery during Lightning Strike

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Trucks aren't the only way sustainers deliver supplies. A Free Drop technique supported four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise.

April 16, 2019

Eliminating sexual harassment, assault a key goal director says at 5K run

Headquarters McNamara Complex employees gathered on one of the first warm afternoons of spring 2019 for a 5K run held to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

April 16, 2019

Air Force medical officer ‘knows it’s time’ to end 20-year career

Air Force Lt. Col. Roger Willis ended his 20 years of military service during a retirement ceremony at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support April 12.

April 16, 2019

Mobile devices and OPSEC

Mobile devices are being introduced into the Department of Defense at an astonishing rate. The Defense Logistics Agency defines mobile devices as a wireless-enabled portable device. These include but are not limited to iPhones, iPads and tablets.

April 16, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention Month—Keep our Children Safe

Residents of Central Pennsylvania were recently stunned by a report of the death of a two-month-old baby. The child allegedly died as a result of being shaken by her father. National Center for Shaken

April 15, 2019

AUAB power projection: 1st ECEG “Loggies” enable construction across CENTCOM

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group manages and executes construction missions across U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, and thanks to the group’s logisticians, or “loggies,” equipment and engineers are able to move downrange.

April 15, 2019

Industrial Hardware does their part to keep B-52 engines running

Imagine ordering parts for a major auto repair shop that supplies hardware to maintain engines for 76 vehicles. Although it’s 2019, the newest vehicle in the fleet was built in 1962. Each of those 76 vehicles have eight engines, and their ability to operate is critical to national security. This is a job that some of the employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain perform every day in supporting the sustainability of the TF33 engines that power the Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress, the service’s self-proclaimed “backbone of the manned strategic bomber force,” according to the Air Force’s B-52 fact sheet.

April 15, 2019

Distribution recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.” DLA Distribution, following the Department of Defense, observes this month by focusing on creating the appropriate culture to eliminate sexual assault.

April 12, 2019

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program.