Service members working with Click-Loc at LOA 2024

Get ready for the return of the Logistics Officer Association (LOA) Symposium! It’s back, bigger, and more thrilling than ever, providing an exhilarating platform for exchanges among logistics, acquisition, and technology pros from the Department of Defense, the defense industry, and academia. We can’t contain our excitement as we gear up to exhibit and host the epic Click-Loc Challenge Event!


LOA stands as a global community uniting military officers and civilians in the dynamic realms of logistics, acquisition, and technology. Their mission? To ignite inspiration, foster connections, and empower members through value-packed professional development and education opportunities.

Dive into the heart of the action at the 2024 LOA Symposium, a vibrant forum where logisticians of all ranks unite to tackle the challenges of navigating a dynamic global defense landscape. Why should you be there? Here’s what awaits you:

• Immerse yourself in LOA University courses led by top-notch instructors from accredited universities. Gain knowledge from the best and earn valuable APDP continuous learning credits!
• Get ready to be challenged, informed, and inspired by keynote speakers from both government and industry.
• Attend breakout sessions honing in on specific topics, offering profound perspectives on leadership and professional development.
• Consult with Air Force Personnel Center representatives to receive expert guidance and insights into the latest trends and opportunities.
• Embark on an exploration of the Exhibit Hall, where nearly 80 vendors showcase cutting-edge technology, capabilities, and services supporting the logistics community.
• Engage in panel discussions where senior leaders divulge career advice and lessons learned.
• Socialize with fellow attendees, sharing experiences, building connections, and expanding your network.

As you navigate the Exhibit Hall, don’t miss the chance to visit BOOTH #311 Tuesday, March 26th through Friday, March 29th to compete for prizes in The Click-Loc Challenge! This friendly and fun competition compares the installation of Safety Wire to Click-Loc® Self-Locking Technology.


Prepare for an engaging challenge involving a work stand featuring three standard aerospace products and three Click-Loc products, each serving the same purpose. Participants will need to expertly remove the safety wire while capturing FOD on the three standard fittings, subsequently loosening all six fittings. The task continues as participants will reinstall all six components to precise torque specifications, ensuring the safety wire is reapplied to the three standard hardware items in adherence to industry standards. Detailed instructions will be thoroughly explained to participants before they embark on this thrilling challenge. Here’s what you need to know about the event:
• The challenge is timed, and there are provisions for error penalties.
• All required tools and materials will be provided.
• No specific skill level prerequisite is necessary – everyone is welcome!
• Prizes await the top 3 competitors showcasing the best completion time.

Everyone is welcome to participate. Come by, challenge a friend, and have some fun! To sign up for a time slot, please visit our registration page and reserve your spot today!

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