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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation commander welcomes Navy Supply Corps Admiral for executive engagement

Navy RDML Kenneth Epps, Deputy Chief of Staff for Fleet Ordnance and Supply/Fleet Supply Officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia, traveled to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, to meet with DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, as well as other senior leaders.

Sept. 25, 2019

State Department official educates workforce on insider threats

Educating the public is a key part of helping employees mitigate risks associated with insider threats. During Insider Threat Awareness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted speaker Russell Palarea, an expert on threat assessment, insider threats and counterterrorism to share information about mass shootings.

Sept. 25, 2019

2019 DLA Energy Hall of Fame inductees announced

Kay Bushman, Lawrence Ervin, retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gibbons and Kathy Williams will be inducted in to the fourth annual Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame, Nov. 13.

Sept. 25, 2019

Disaster response: Emergency management chief shares experience, advice

The chief of security and emergency management for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, also serves on Pennsylvania Task Force One, one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 28 urban search and rescue teams.

Sept. 25, 2019

Director of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Retires with 50 Years of Service

With 50 years of service to the federal government, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Director Ned LaViolette, Jr. retires Sept. 25. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LaViolette’s career spans the globe, from Asia and Central America, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Sept. 24, 2019

DRMO Project Cleaning Up FRCSW

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Naval Air Systems Command website — Thanks to an initiative that began earlier this year, Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) teammates have probably noticed less clutter around the plant.

Sept. 24, 2019

DDTP’s Safe and Sound Fair mixes information with fun and games

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania employees participate in Safe and Sound activity week

Sept. 23, 2019

Final Loglines available online

The final issue of DLA’s flagship magazine, Loglines, is available online.

Sept. 23, 2019

DLA, GSA train together in Battle Creek

Contracting experts from both agencies provided how-to advice on soliciting and awarding federal sales contracts during a week of training in September.

Sept. 23, 2019

Aggressive depot repair capability improves readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — Adaptive depot repair capability is fortifying warfighter readiness at five Army installations in the continental United States and overseas.