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Archive: May, 2019

May 31, 2019

Guam teammate provides choking first aid

As a teenager, Richard Santos had to help his choking father expel a pork chop piece at dinner. As an adult, he rushed to provide assistance to a colleague suddenly struggling to breathe at their office in May.

May 31, 2019

Two civilians honored at retirement ceremony for ‘exceptional service’

Friends, family and colleagues celebrated the careers of two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees during a retirement ceremony May 30.

May 31, 2019

Keeping PaCE

Defense Logistics Agency Energy launched a new Pathways to Career Excellence Mentoring Program sponsored by DLA Energy Supplier Operations for professional development in the contracting and the life cycle logistic fields.

May 31, 2019

National Contracts success gives ‘a billion’ reasons to celebrate

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Pharmaceutical National Contracts program helped Department of Defense customers avoid $1 billion on generic pharmaceutical drugs.

May 31, 2019

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, Changes Command

In an event held May 30 at DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, the organization changed command.Army Lt. Col. Jerome Barnard had commanded since October 2016. Under his leadership the Defense

May 30, 2019

Medical’s ‘ECAT’ program helps government partners spend less

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Electronic Catalogue is providing new opportunities for government customers to avoid costs on medical items.

May 30, 2019

Annual Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference held in Huntsville

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command website — Can the U.S. Army improve aviation readiness rates consistently above 75 percent? That is the burning question that more than 60 senior Army aviators, logisticians and maintainers from across the Aviation Branch tackled during the 2019 Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference, held at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Headquarters in Huntsville May 21-23.

May 30, 2019

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, Commander Awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Army Lt. Col. Jay Barnard, Commander of  Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal during a ceremony May 30.Barnard is a 1998

May 30, 2019

Columbus Federal Defense Community celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DSCC

Federal employees at DSCC celebrated the history and diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during their annual heritage event on the installation May 22. The program included the Shoong Yin award ceremony and a presentation from keynote speaker Christina Young, director of the Office of Small Business Programs. This year’s theme for the nationally recognized federal program was “Unite Our Mission by Engaging Each Other,” a continuation of the “Unite” series, focused on leadership and engagement to advance the AAPI community.

May 30, 2019

DSCC Pass and ID Team receive Rapids High Flyer Award

The DSCC Pass and ID RAPIDS team was recognized by the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Personal Readiness for outstanding customer service. Sites were evaluated by the DMDC on their common access card success rate, user management maintenance and utilization.