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July 31, 2020

Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System and the B-52 Stratofortress.

July 31, 2020

DLA Aviation awards multimillion-dollar contract supporting naval aviation maintenance

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation awarded a $16.48 million contract June 17 to help the Navy automate landing gear repairs at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego.

July 31, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps 1st Stryker Brigade keep its chill

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, Colorado, requested 365 coolers for training exercises at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in San Bernardino County, California. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain made sure the coolers were delivered in preparation for the training exercise in the Mojave Desert.

July 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Cruz retires after 42 years of federal service

Distribution Process Worker Leader Philip Cruz Jr. of the Bin Packing Division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 42 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.

July 30, 2020

Troop Support celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during virtual presentation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during a virtual presentation July 29. Keynote speaker Sandy Hoa Dang, a social entrepreneur, experienced executive, leadership trainer, and management consultant, shared experiences from her life to give the audience a small glimpse into a large and rich Asian American Pacific Islander story.

July 30, 2020

Employee makes hundreds of cloth facemasks for coworkers

To help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Charlotte Bell, an American Sign Language interpreter and equal employment opportunity specialist who works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, made about 500 facemasks since early April 2020 for her co-workers.

July 29, 2020

DSCC celebrates 100-year anniversary of women’s right to vote

The Defense Federal Community Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Federal Women’s Program observes Women’s Equality Day. This year’s theme is “Women’s Right to Vote.” August 26 marks the anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement’s greatest victory – women achieving full voting rights following the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 100 years ago.

July 29, 2020

Land and Maritime participates in University of Akron Virtual Career Fair

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in a Virtual Career Fair with the University of Akron on July 14 and 16. Recruiters Adil Zuber and Shaokang Yuan, both from the Engineering and Technical Support Directorate, along with Dawn Sutton, from the People and Culture Directorate, attended the event to speak with potential applicants.

July 29, 2020

Environmental Office shares tips for staying ‘Green’ as home projects hit summer surge

Ohio’s shelter-in-place order has led many families to spend more time at home. As a result, local waste companies are reporting surges in trash collection resulting from many residents taking the opportunity for an extended spring-cleaning season and tackling various home projects.

July 29, 2020

DLA offers non-medical COVID-19 protective equipment to state, local government agencies

The Defense Logistics Agency is giving state and local government organizations a new option for purchasing non-medical personal protective equipment through the COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall, the government e-commerce platform for the military services and federal, state and local government agencies.