|McNamara employees bring the kids along|
A group of HQC employees were accompanied by the younger members of their families April 23 for Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The national event is an annual chance to expose children to what their parents and mentors do in their work lives.
|Fuel conversion spawns increased competition |
Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s work with the Air Force on converting military-specification jet fuel to commercially available jet fuel allows the Department of Defense to achieve competitive sourcing ensuring the government gets the best value in today’s marketplace.
|Cost-effective body armor reflects Better Buying Power|
The Army will spend nearly 48 percent less to purchase the next generation of body armor, thanks in part to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. The savings constitute a $378 per-item reduction in price on the generation III individual outer tactical vest.
|DLA names incoming senior enlisted leader|
The command sergeant major of the Army's 8th Theater Support Command has been selected as the next senior enlisted leader of the Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch announced April 13.
|Better Buying Power 3.0 stresses innovation, affordability|
The latest update of the Defense Department’s acquisition efficiency initiative stresses innovation and cost-consciousness, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall said April 15 at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition.
|Director discusses strategic plan and goals at officers’ lunch|
Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch spoke about the future of logistics to a packed room April 14 during the Mount Vernon Chapter of the Logistics Officers Association’s monthly lunch at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.
|Disposition Services continues to support Better Buying Power|
Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall detailed the new focus areas of Better Buying Power 3.0 to journalists April 9 during a briefing at the Pentagon. BBP is already part of daily life for the DLA Disposition Services acquisition team.
|Building military camaraderie with coffee, cake|
The 2015 DLA Military Breakfast, held April 10 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, gave service members a chance to share a meal while interacting with each other and their leaders, including DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen Andy Busch.