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James Avery Artisan Jewelry Opens First Store in H-E-B

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:33pm

"We're excited to work with another iconic Texas brand," said John McCullough, CEO of James Avery Artisan Jewelry.

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  • "We're excited to work with another iconic Texas brand," said John McCullough, CEO of James Avery Artisan Jewelry.
  • Putting customer and associate safety first, the League City store is following recommended COVID-19 health protocols and guidelines implemented in all James Avery stores.
  • About James Avery Artisan Jewelry James Avery is a vertically integrated, family-owned company located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
  • Hourly drawings on Sept. 18 and Sept. 25 between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. during the Grand Opening Celebrations at the League City James Avery Artisan Jewelry store.

James Avery Artisan Jewelry now open at Kyle Crossing

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 9:07pm

KERRVILLE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a family-owned jewelry retailer based in Texas, announces the opening of its newest store in Kyle Crossing at 5188 Kyle Center Dr, Ste 103 Kyle, TX 78640.

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  • KERRVILLE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a family-owned jewelry retailer based in Texas, announces the opening of its newest store in Kyle Crossing at 5188 Kyle Center Dr, Ste 103 Kyle, TX 78640.
  • "Our associates are ready to greet customers in the new Kyle Crossing store today," says James Avery CEO John McCullough.
  • Putting customer and associate safety first, the Kyle Crossing store is following recommended COVID-19 health protocols and guidelines implemented in all James Avery stores.
  • About James Avery Artisan Jewelry James Avery is a vertically integrated, family-owned company located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

Pentagon’s logistics agency delivers holiday fare for Christmas

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 7:48pm

Logistics planners worked diligently with regional vendors both locally and across the globe to ensure military food service professionals had what they needed to prepare a festive holiday meal for those away from home this Christmas.

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  • Logistics planners worked diligently with regional vendors both locally and across the globe to ensure military food service professionals had what they needed to prepare a festive holiday meal for those away from home this Christmas.
  • DLA Troop Support supplies Americas armed forces with $19 billion annually of food, uniforms, protective equipment, medicine and medical supplies, repair parts, and construction and equipment.
  • As the nations combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency manages the global supply chain from raw materials to end user to disposition for the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Coast Guard, 11 combatant commands, other federal agencies, and partner and allied nations.
  • For more information about DLA, go to: www.dla.mil , www.facebook.com/dla.mil or http://twitter.com/dlamil .

Defense Logistics Agency gets Thanksgiving meals to warfighters around the world

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 7:15pm

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This year, Thanksgiving will be different for our service men and women throughout the world.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This year, Thanksgiving will be different for our service men and women throughout the world.
  • While meals may be switched to grab-and-go style takeout instead of large group gatherings in dining facilities, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain is making sure that warfighters everywhere are able to have a home-cooked meal with all the trimmings this holiday.
  • The planning and preparation for the troops holiday meal starts as early as March at DLA Troop Support.
  • We want to make sure they get that taste of home no matter where they are in the world.

Agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 5:24pm

Customers have also received food, clothing, fuel, construction materials and repair parts throughout the pandemic.

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  • Customers have also received food, clothing, fuel, construction materials and repair parts throughout the pandemic.
  • Some of the items were distributed in March to military field hospitals deployed to the hardest-hit areas throughout the country.
  • Distribution process workers have remained on-site to pack and ship medical supplies, food and repair parts to deployed ships and FEMA.
  • Its role in pandemic response hasn't hindered the agency from achieving its primary goals in warfighter support, Kless continued, and material availability for some weapons systems is at an all-time high.

Leidos Appoints Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams (Ret.) to Vice President, Defense Group Logistics

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

In his role, Williams will support the planning, oversight, and execution of logistics activities across the group, and drive innovation into corporate-wide logistics offerings.

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  • In his role, Williams will support the planning, oversight, and execution of logistics activities across the group, and drive innovation into corporate-wide logistics offerings.
  • "Darrell brings a deep understanding of our customers' 'can't fail' missions and an unwavering commitment to their success," said Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group president.
  • The Leidos Defense Group includes a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions and services covering air, land, sea, space and cyberspace for customers worldwide.
  • Williams most recently served as the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency, headquartered in Fort Belvoir, Va.

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

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:07pm

FORT BELVOIR, Virginia, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

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  • FORT BELVOIR, Virginia, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.
  • We recognize that our state and local government customers have suppliers in their areas, but this gives them another avenue for getting protective equipment that has at times been difficult to obtain during the pandemic, said Tracy Shepherd, state and local government program manager for DLAs Whole of Government Division.
  • Over 30 state law enforcement agencies and over 300 state and local firefighting agencies are already enrolled in FedMall.
  • State and local government agencies new to FedMall should confirm their eligibility by emailing StateandLocalProgram@dla.mil with Eligibility in the subject line.

DCS Corporation Awarded $145.5M PM Soldier Survivability Contract

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:40pm

FORT BELVOIR, Va., May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DCS Corporation has been awarded a 5-year, $145.5M prime contract to support the development and fielding of advanced Soldier protection products for Project Manager Soldier Survivability (PM SSV), a subordinate organization to Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier.

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  • FORT BELVOIR, Va., May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DCS Corporation has been awarded a 5-year, $145.5M prime contract to support the development and fielding of advanced Soldier protection products for Project Manager Soldier Survivability (PM SSV), a subordinate organization to Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier.
  • Headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, PM SSV provides the Army with advanced Soldier protection products, uniforms, and parachute systems that enhance mission effectiveness.
  • "Our expertise in Soldier protection and survivability positions us well to support the PEO Soldier mission, delivering the technical excellence and quality for which DCS is known."
  • DCS offers advanced technology, engineering, and management solutions to Government agencies in the national security sector.

DLA taking the pulse of industry during COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:30pm

DLA has been reaching out aggressively to take the pulse of industry and offer support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.

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  • DLA has been reaching out aggressively to take the pulse of industry and offer support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.
  • The DLA director also made about 17 personal one-on-one calls to key defense industry executives, said DLA Ombudsman Timothy Stark.
  • In recent years, the agency established the DLA Ombudsman Office to facilitate industry outreach and issued an Industry Engagement Plan to emphasize stronger partnerships.
  • DLA has worked hard to strengthen the partnership between the agency and our industry base, Williams said.

Deployed troops to enjoy a taste of home for Christmas

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 8:14pm

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. service members deployed around the world this year can enjoy a Christmas meal with traditional American favorites like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and eggnog thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. service members deployed around the world this year can enjoy a Christmas meal with traditional American favorites like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and eggnog thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.
  • We cant do enough to show our appreciation to the brave men and women in uniform who sacrifice so much for the freedoms we Americans enjoy, said Army Brig.
  • Since these service members cant be at home for the holidays, we do our very best to bring holiday fare to them.
  • DLA Troop Support has provided traditional Christmas fare to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys around the world for over 50 years in locations like the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Korea, Japan, Qatar and Honduras.