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David Bassett: Better Buying 3.0 Tenets Aid Ground Combat Systems Modernization Efforts

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has discussed how a Defense Department mandate supports modernization at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo. Bassett, who oversees the service branch’s $80 billion combat vehicle fleet that includes Abrams tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles and Strykers, …

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Virginia National Guard Breaks Ground on New $30M HQ

The Virginia National Guard held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday on the military organization’s new state headquarters at the north section of the Defense Supply Center Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The 102,000-square-foot facility, which is scheduled to be completed in February 2018, will accommodate the Adjutant General of Virginia, the Virginia National Guard Joint Staff and Air …

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DLA, US Transportation Command Outline Joint Plan for Future Missions

The Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command have discussed how both organizations would address future mission challenges through a joint plan. DLA and Transcom outlined the joint plan at the Fort Belvoir, Virginia-based McNamara Headquarters Complex on Wednesday along with past and current work for future operations, DLA said Friday. …

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DLA Supports Pentagon’s Zika Virus Monitoring Campaign

The Defense Logistics Agency collaborates with the U.S. Army to collect mosquito samples on a DLA base located in Columbus, Ohio as part of Zika virus testing efforts. DLA said Tuesday the Department of Defense ordered its components to monitor, test and control mosquitoes at military installations. “I’ll be placing traps around the installation …

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DLA’s Insider Threat Program Fully Operational

The Defense Logistics Agency established a “fully operational” insider-threat program five months ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline for all Defense Department components to develop and implement measures against security threats posed by employees. DLA said Friday it formed an insider threat working group that will meet quarterly to create policy and engage senior leaders as well as an incident …

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DoD’s ‘4th Estate’ Agencies to Procure Professional Services Via GSA’s OASIS; Tiffany Hixson Comments

The office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics has signed an agreement with the General Services Administration to allow “4th Estate” agencies to procure professional services through GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and OASIS Small Business contract vehicles. GSA said Thursday the 4th Estate covers 28 Defense Department agencies …

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Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch Nominated to DLA Director Role

Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch, vice commander of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, has been nominated to the role of Defense Logistics Agency director. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the nomination Wednesday and appointed Busch as lieutenant general. Busch previously served as commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Center in Hill AFB, Utah. He …

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