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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 10, 2019

Employee Working Group holds monthly meeting

Employees gathered in person and on the phone Sept. 3 for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Employee Working Group monthly meeting

Sept. 9, 2019

Family celebrates Army Officer's promotion

It was a family celebration Sept. 6 when Maj. Bruce Neighbor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Neighbor’s wife, Kristin, and sons, Zane (left) and Zachary (right), were on hand to place their father’s new rank on his uniform during a ceremony at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime headquarters, where Neighbor is a member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force.

Sept. 9, 2019

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime to assess operational posture

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited DLA Land and Maritime Sept. 5 through Sept. 6 to get an in-person update on the business operations and how they’ve been integrated into DLA’s Strategic Plan. He also presided over the Sept. 6 retirement ceremony of Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, Director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, before leaving Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 9, 2019

Sharing Utilities Privatization lessons learned

During the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Energy Exchange in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 20-22, Utilities Privatization, or UP, was a major topic of discussion. When military installations leverage UP, they shift from the role of owner-operator to utility services customers and obtain reliable, technologically-current utility systems at a relatively lower cost than they would under continued government ownership. 

Sept. 9, 2019

Land Supplier Operations achieves Nine Year Material Availability High

With more than 2.15 million servicemen and women serving in more than 160 countries and nearly 4,800 defense sites, the United States Armed Forces demand for material and supplies is as great as ever

Sept. 9, 2019

Commentary: Loglines magazine reflected employees’ desire to support America’s warfighters

Loglines writer and editor of September/October 2019 edition recounts 11 years of sharing DLA’s story as the magazine’s final issue hits newsstands.

Sept. 9, 2019

Warming up to fire safety

As part of this year’s Emergency Preparedness Month campaign at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management, Richmond Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention Office is working to ensure everyone is aware of the risks associated with using candles, kerosene heaters, and home-use generators during and after disaster-related events.

Sept. 9, 2019

Much more than beans, bullets and band-aids: CLB-31 provides more than just sustainment for 31st MEU

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit website — Combat Logistics Battalion 31 is the Logistics Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. CLB-31 provides all elements of the MEU with combat service support and is comprised of various sections, to include motor transportation, engineers, explosive ordnance, maintenance, supply, landing support, and communications and health service support.

Sept. 8, 2019

DLA Distribution Korea Celebrates Chuseok

DLA Distribution Korea will be closed Sept.13 in celebration of Chuseok, also known as the Korean Thanksgiving Day. Chuseok is largely centered around the culture and history of South Korea. Because

Sept. 6, 2019

Hurricane Hunters finish flying Dorian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — Over the last two weeks the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka Hurricane Hunters, have flown 25 missions in support of Hurricane Dorian.