|DLA Troop Support sends personal protective equipment to Liberia|
The Defense Logistics Agency will send more than 1.5 million medical personal protective sets to American aid workers working to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa, the agency team lead in Liberia said. The sets include suits, hoods, masks, gloves, boots, aprons and goggles.
|Cold weather doesn’t stop McNamara employees from running for CFC |
Unseasonably cold weather failed to prevent runners and walkers from raising more than $500 for the Combined Federal Campaign Nov. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. The finishing times from the top five members of each team were used to determine the winners.
|Former DLA Aviation commander nominated to lead agency|
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced Nov. 19 that President Barack Obama nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch to lead the Defense Logistics Agency. Busch commanded Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia – now known as DLA Aviation – from 2007 to 2009.
|DLA continues support to anti-Ebola effort in West Africa|
The Defense Logistics Agency is continuing to supply food, water, fuel, construction supplies, medical equipment and other vital supplies to support the effort to contain Ebola in West Africa. DLA has been working closely with U.S. Africa Command since the mission started.
|DLA Aviation provides supplies for safety, support of OUA units|
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is ensuring equipment needed to live in austere conditions is available for the health and safety of service members deploying to help contain the Ebola virus in West Africa. The conditions make potable water, hot showers and laundry facilities necessary.
|Special operations, logistics leaders discuss partnerships|
Providing special operations forces with the experience and support of the Defense Logistics Agency’s global logistics network is a winning combination, a top U.S. Special Operations Command official said at a Nov. 12 meeting at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.
|Q&A: Foreign policy advisor helps DLA navigate the fight against Ebola|
As the Defense Logistics Agency joined the U.S. military and other nations in the humanitarian effort to contain the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Judith R. Baroody, DLA's foreign policy advisor, helped navigate the international waters of negotiation to accomplish its mission.
|Two agency leaders selected for Senior Executive Service|
Two Defense Logistics Agency leaders are joining the Senior Executive Service, DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek announced. Michael Cannon will be the director of DLA Disposition Services, and George Atwood will be the deputy commander of DLA Energy.