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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 18, 2019

A Letter to my Dad

In a recently released Defense Visual Information Distribution Service video, Air Force 1st Lt. Brad Worley reads the letter he wrote to his dad telling him about everything he has missed, highlighting that the effects of suicide can have a lasting effect on family, friends, and communities.

Sept. 18, 2019

Excess uniforms help history class come alive

Donated used items from the U.S. Army’s Old Guard help teachers and youngsters reenact Revolutionary-era America in the Northeast.

Sept. 18, 2019

Progress made on suspended stock reductions, $305 million worth remains 

Training and material assessments by DLA quality assurance and engineering specialists have reduced the amount of suspended stock in DLA warehouses to $305 million.

Sept. 18, 2019

DLA Distribution holds Patriot Day Remembrance and POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, Sept. 11, marked 18 years since the terrorist attacks and the employees of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution turned out to pause and remember with a special guest speaker. “It was a

Sept. 17, 2019

51st Civil Engineer Squadron Conducts Airfield Damage Repair Training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Generally, at the center of Air Force installation operations is the airfield and the runway, heavily guarded by law enforcement and surveillance to keep people and assets safe. Which leaves the question: what would happen if Osan Air Base’s runway was somehow left damaged?

Sept. 17, 2019

Media Advisory: Defense Federal Community to celebrate Air Force birthday

The Defense Supply Center Columbus will celebrate the 72nd Air Force Birthday Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. in the Operations Center Auditorium. The event is hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and will feature keynote speaker Air Force Col. Kevin Cullen, commander of The Ohio State University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment.

Sept. 17, 2019

16 years later: DLA Distribution forklift mechanic remembers Hurricane Isabel 

Ben Stoline, a forklift mechanic for DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, remembers Hurricane Isabel’s blow to his home and community 16 years later.

Sept. 17, 2019

Navy Rear Adm. Stamatopoulos and Army Col. Krista Hoffman visit DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy

Navy Rear Adm. Peter G. Stamatopoulos, director of logistics, J4, U.S. European Command and Col. Krista Hoffman, Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa commander, attended the European Command

Sept. 16, 2019

DLA Installation management Richmond’s emergency services hosts National Preparedness Month fair

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services Division hosted a Preparedness Fair in support of National Preparedness Month Sept. 12, inside the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Center Restaurant.

Sept. 16, 2019

Associate teaches equal opportunity and diversity

People and Culture’s own Change Management Specialist Raymond Bibb spent Aug. 18-24 training the Army National Guard during the Equal Opportunity Leadership Course at Rickenbacker Army National Guard Base.