Kentucky Logistics Operations Center awarded Navy Contract

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Story by Capt. Stephen Martin, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs.

The Kentucky Logistics Operations Center at Bluegrass Station is a self-sustaining military industrial complex in Lexington, Ky. (photo provided by Bluegrass Station)

LEXINGTON, Ky. Р-The Kentucky Logistics Operations Center at Bluegrass Station was recently awarded a contract for a new clothing distribution program  with the U.S. Navy running from Jan. to Dec. 2011.

“Securing this contract with the U.S. Navy is a great accomplishment for the Kentucky Logistics Operations Center at Bluegrass Station,” said Cabinet for Economic Development Secretary Larry Hayes.¬† “The addition of 30 new jobs at Bluegrass Station this year will certainly provide a positive economic impact on the area.”

The Kentucky Logistics Operations Center at Bluegrass Station is a self-sustaining military industrial complex in Lexington, Ky. (photo provided by Bluegrass Station)

This contract will provide the opportunity to bring on 30 additional jobs to Kentucky employees for the rest of the year.

“The Logistics Operations Center exemplifies our Unbridled Service,” said Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, adjutant general for Kentucky.¬† “This is yet another example of the great things that Bluegrass Station is doing.”

Bluegrass Station, located just outside Lexington, Ky. is a self-sustaining military industrial complex using no state funds to operate and has an economic impact of over 200 million dollars a year.

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