Dominique Stump

DoD to Examine Feasibility of Lockable Opioid Package

The Defense Department will conduct a feasibility study on the use of locking vials to prevent opioid pilfering and abuse in an effort to comply with a provision in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Safe RX said Thursday the Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act also provides funds to state and local government agencies to research the …

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David Bretz Named Commander of Navy’s Destroyer Squadron 31

Capt. David Bretz, previously deputy commodore of the U.S. Navy‘s Destroyer Squadron 31, has officially succeeded Capt. Charles Johnson as DESRON-31 commander during a change-of-command ceremony at Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam. Johnson, who will move on to report to the commander of U.S. 6th Fleet in Naples, Italy, was awarded the Legion of …

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Ben Harvey Named Deputy Director for DLA’s Virginia Distribution Hub

The Defense Logistics Agency has appointed Ben Harvey, former logistics planner at the Army Materiel Command, as deputy director for DLA’s distribution unit in Richmond, Virginia. Harvey held a variety of positions in the U.S. Army, such as tank company executive officer for the 24th Infantry Division, tank company commander in the 3rd …

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OMB Recommends HHS Use DLA-DHA Military Medical Electronics Catalog

The Office of Management and Budget has recommended the Department of Health and Human Services use an electronic catalog for military medical materials compiled by the Defense Health Agency and Defense Logistics Agency. DLA said Wednesday ECAT is an online system designed to allow customers to browse, compare and purchase medical supplies, such as pharmaceutical, …

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NOAA to Fund 11 Coastal Resiliency Projects; Eileen Sobeck Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $8 million in grants to 11 projects across the country in an effort to establish resilient coastal ecosystems, communities and economies. The proposals aim to revive wetlands, marshes and floodplains, remove dams and unnecessary or unsafe infrastructures and restore coral reefs across the country, the agency said …

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