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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Sly Ahn
Sly Ahn is the Asia chief for DLA Indo-Pacific.
May 20, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

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Speaker shares stories of bravery, unity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders throughout U.S. history
Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League Philadelphia Chapter and program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, speaks about Japanese Americans in World War II at an event celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DLA Troop Support May 16, 2019 in Philadelphia. Buscher presented information in terms of historical perspective using vignettes of courage and unity within the Asian American community to help the workforce value individual stories through cultural perspective. Photo by John Dwyer III
May 20, 2019 - Keynote speaker Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Philadelphia Chapter and the program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, shared historical vignettes from more than 40 culturally unique populations during an informative presentation to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Subsistence seeks candidates for liaison position in Kuwait
May 16, 2019 - The need for food logistics experts in Arijan, Kuwait now provides Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees and military officers an opportunity to volunteer for future deployments.

Training With Industry through DLA Troop Support: Seizing opportunity
Ursula Stewart, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware contracting officer, poses for a photo May 1, 2019 in Philadelphia. Stewart was selected as a participant in the 2019 Training With Industry program and will spend six months training with Amazon in Seattle, Washington. Stewart hopes to learn as much as she can about Amazon’s procurement processes as they relate to her and her team’s role as government acquisition professionals.
May 13, 2019 - Ursula Stewart, a contracting officer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, has always looked for personal and professional development opportunities. So when she had the chance to apply for the Training With Industry program, Stewart contemplated throwing her hat in the proverbial ring. When she though of applying, she didn’t realize was how challenging and enlightening the process would be in deciding if TWI was right for her. But now, as she is getting ready to depart for Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington in June, she couldn’t be more excited.

Improvements in cold chain management reinforce Medical’s joint role, processes
Immunotherapy allergens and vaccines are kept in the 35th Medical Operations Squadron immunization clinic's refrigerator and, for most vaccines, are kept between 35 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit, while live vaccines, for instance the flu vaccine, must be kept frozen at 5 degrees Fahrenheit or cooler at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 14, 2016. The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)
May 10, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management.

Subsistence supports Navy in first efforts to provide freeze-dried foods to submarine fleet
Culinary specialists assigned to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut test freeze-dried products in pizza at the Natick Laboratory in Natick, Massachusetts. Freeze-dried foods are being introduced to Navy submarine fleet menus in a pilot program. (Courtesy Photo Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Anderson)
May 8, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain began providing support to U.S. Navy culinary specialists assigned to submarines in its first ever freeze-dried food pilot program.