The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on September 15, 1971 · Page 47
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah · Page 47

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Wednesday, September 15, 1971
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COL. A. L. SCHALBRACK Will Move Up Leadership iTOCK, BOOKS AGREE Mission of Defense Depot i The system employs computer Ogden is fo receive, store and |applications for controls and issue items needed by all the I processing speed, cathode ray military services. Each month, DDO processes about a half million shipping and receiving actions against the approximately 660,009 items it stores. Volume of that kind makes it essential that the "book balance" and actual stocks are in agreement. That requires a means ot identifying differences and an accurate way of inventorying and adjusting records. The Defense Supply Agency :ube (CRT) units for direcl nput and responsiveness, and ;echniques of reconciling records to isolate and identify problem areas. The inventory improvement program has been thoroughly j tested and several portions accepted as standard applications for all DSA. agencies. Due Oct. 7 A change of command ceremony scheduled for Oct. 7 at Defense Depot Ogden will see Col. Andrew L. Schalbrack, U.S. Army, take over 'command of the 'depot from Col. Robert B. Ladd, U.S. Air Force. In charge of the ceremony will be Maj. Gen. K.C. Dempster, USAF, assistant directoi for plans, programs, and systems for the Defense Supply Agency. Col. Schalbrack will be the 18lh commander at the installation and the fourth since i' came under DSA jurisdiction in 1964. Other new assignments an nounced include Col. Oscar J Riser, USAF, deputy com mander; U. Col. Donald L Sellers, USMC, director o storage and transportatioi replacing Brigadier Gen Francis W. Vaught, USMC reassigned to command tht Marine Corps Supply Center Albany, Georgia; and Lt. Col Allan W. Harris, USA, t< replace Col. C h a r1e Kolankiewicz, USA, director o installation services who ha been reassigned to Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. gave DDO the task eyeloping a new system lain those objectives. Development and testing of a improvemen! resulted. II the 8 Ogden Standard-Examiner, Wednesday, September 15, 1971 The final mechanized phase involvingl inventory aspects' was reviewed and accepted by DSA center representatives and depot during an August meeting at DDO. The new system has been highly useful at the local depot. Results reported to date include improved accuracy, monthly identification of problem areas, a 79 per cent reduction in time required to complete inventories, and an annual savings a quarter million ransportalion, the office of daf TO ALL OF YOU AT DEFENSE DEPOT OGDEN witfi SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES proudly supplied by PhotoGraphic inc. 2220 SOUTH MAIN STREET * P.O. BOX 1678 SAIT UKE CITY, UTAH 84110 1EUPHONF. SOI-484-6131 THEX: 38-8302 . the same sound, personalized service—always FEDERAL EMPLOYEES 3650 WAU AVENUE, OGDEN, UTAH CONVENIENT OFFICES AT PDO, HAF8 and IRS

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