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Air Force general takes command of DLA Energy in headquarters ceremony
07/24/2014
Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark McLeod took command of DLA Energy July 23 during an assumption of command ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek presided over the ceremony as McLeod accepted the command colors.
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Former DLA Human Resources director inducted into Hall of Fame
07/24/2014
Former DLA Human Resources Director Jeff Neal is being inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions in transforming personnel practices in the agency, including the Enterprise Leader Development and Corporate Intern programs.
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DLA Police to gain new screening capability for installation access
07/22/2014
Defense Logistics Agency Police officers scanning identification cards at installation entry gates will also be checking a national database to screen employees and contractors for active criminal warrants via the National Criminal Information Center.
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New DLA video highlights demilitarization efforts in Europe
07/21/2014
A new video produced by the DLA Public Affairs video production team highlights the agency’s demilitarization efforts in Europe. Team members at the DLA Disposition Services Centralized Demilitarization Division in Kaiserslautern, Germany, call themselves the “Sons of DEMIL.”
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DLA partners with shipyards on hazardous material mgmt. system
07/18/2014
A Defense Logistics Agency and Naval Sea Systems Command partnership has helped implement a new system for managing hazardous materials and waste compliance reporting at four naval shipyards. The Hazardous Material Management System replaced a legacy system.
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DLA Troop Support subsistence supply chain gains K-9 customers
07/16/2014
DLA Troop Support subsistence supply chain gained some new four-legged military customers with the addition of dog food to its catalogue. The new contract will serve military working dogs, as well as many fire rescue dogs working in the U.S. Forest Service.
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DLA continues support to firefighting, law enforcement agencies
07/11/2014
DLA continues to provide excess military vehicles in support of fire service and law enforcement agencies after consultation with the Environmental Protection Agency determined that was allowable. DLA regularly distributes equipment to other agencies.
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Mobile command vehicle shows its flexibility during Hurricane Arthur
07/10/2014
Defense Logistics Agency team members used a new method to ensure the agency had communications capabilities in North Carolina as Hurricane Arthur moved toward the state’s coast July 3. DLA’s mobile command vehicle provides a direct link to the DLA network.
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DLA Energy supports university researchers’ helium needs
07/09/2014
DLA Energy has partnered with the American Physical Society and the American Chemical Society in a pilot program to provide small amounts of helium at affordable prices to U.S. academic researchers. Universities are often hit with surcharges by vendors.
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AFN news story touts benefits of selling ‘white goods’ to Afghans
07/07/2014
A new video news story from American Forces Network Afghanistan about DLA selling non-military used goods to an Afghan company highlights the benefits of the program. The video explains how the program contributes to economic growth in Afghanistan.
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