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Self-awareness should be the approach to understand and empathize with other people, regardless of their background. Osan Air Base

A forward air-refueling point is a refueling operation performed by two aircraft on the ground when air-to-air refueling is not possible. DLA supplies most of the fuel used by the armed forces. U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps

The change eliminates that one-year requirement. Starting Aug. 5, Army Guardsmen will be able to use tuition assistance as soon as they return home from the Advanced Individual Training (AIT) course after Basic. Army National Guard Education Services National Guard

The new rules authorize the wear of free-hanging braids and ponytails, as well as lock hairstyles. The message also expanded the rules applying to hair buns. U.S. Navy

“The old ordering process had all these defects and we eliminated them. The root cause was there wasn’t a standard process, so we created one." RAF Mildenhall

The Army will spend the next year hammering out the details of grading and policy for the gender- and age-neutral, six-event Army Combat Fitness Test, but in the meantime, soldiers are bursting with questions about how this test will change not only their exercise routines, but possibly their careers. U.S.Army

Cargo City, located adjacent to a vacant aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, will serve as home to both Kuwait Air Force, U.S. Military and Coalition personnel during the airport’s massive expansion. The location will serve as a temporary operating location until its replacement, West Al-Mubarak Air Base, is projected to be complete in 2023. 379th Air Expeditionary Wing

“We have a watch station called the ‘Oil King,’ where we test fuel,” Mattox said. “It’s written in the instruction as ‘Oil King’ but everyone jokes around that I’m the “Oil Queen.” USS Chancellorsville CG-62 U.S. 7th Fleet

The Commander of #DLATroopSupport welcomed Workforce Recruitment Program employees to Philadelphia and discussed his keys to success – trust, discipline and commitment. U.S. Department of Labor

The annual homecoming encourages face-to-face interaction between the forward presence personnel. Customer support representatives, customer logistics site specialists, acquisition personnel and more converged on Defense Supply Center Columbus, carving out critical training time from their daily interactions with Land and Maritime’s military customers. #DLALandandMaritime #DSCC

U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Commander Gen Darren McDew presented the DLA USTRANSCOM team his coin and congratulated them for extraordinary collaboration and synchronization of warfighter support between USTRANSCOM and the DLA enterprise.

Great work, Col Michael Erhardt, Lt Col Derek Harris, Julie Frisby, Chip Camper, Aysu Cesmebasi and Luther Hankins, as well as a thank you to Gen McDew and LTG Darrell Williams.

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Need some weekend reading? Take a look at the July/August issue of Loglines Magazine. Read about interesting people who work for DLA and the programs they manage to support our Warfighters.

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Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Revout seeks cover during a simulated mechanized assault at a training area in Okinawa, Japan, June 28, 2018. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matt Navarra U.S. Marine Corps

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The system should also be able to automatically redact information from a document when the document is shared with users who should be allowed to see some, but not all, of it, according to the request for information.

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, wins inaugural Team Robins Commanders Cup Bowling Tournament Warner-Robins Air Force Base #DLAAviation Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

Created by information technology experts in DLA Information Operations with input from DLA Logistics Operations officials, the Dashboard consolidates service-owned data with information from DLA programs like the Enterprise Business System, which the agency uses to conduct daily operations. #J3

Between 2015 and 2017, DLA invested more than $125 million in additional repair parts inventory to improve its support to the DoD Nuclear Enterprise. This includes maintaining the readiness of the U.S. nuclear triad of submarines, bombers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. #DLAAviation Minot Air Force Base Hill Air Force Base, Utah Malmstrom Air Force Base

U.S. Army Col. Brad J. Eungard received the Defense Superior Service Medal for achievements as the commander, DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. #DLADistribution

“As you know, I am retiring after 40 years of government service. I have been very fortunate to work for DLA and to have worked in so many countries, learning about so many cultures,” she said. #DLADistribution

The six-month rotational program will run twice a year, in April and October. #DLAEnergy

#DLADistribution commanding officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones conducts his first town hall with the organization’s employees, where he unveiled his personal command philosophy.

In its push to stay on the cutting edge, the Defense Logistics Agency uses IoT devices to better support the warfighter. DLA is using IoT in the Distribution Modernization Program, which is intended to replace the Distribution Standard System for logistics management and support. DLA is looking to implement both radiofrequency identification as well as Bluetooth sensing. #J6

Troops, veterans and military families qualify for a series of savings under a new Verizon military discount program.

As of May 3, the power grid had been more than 98 percent restored, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters #HurricaneMaria #DLATroopSupport

Under his command, Lt. Col. Michael L. Lindley was responsible for the first ever successfully completed one-hundred percent Wall-to-Wall inventory of the Department of Defenses’ Small Arms Storage Facility, as well as becoming the DLA Distribution Center of Excellence for Customer Service. West point U.S. Military Academy Anniston Army Depot #DLADistribution Florida Institute of Technology