|Coast Guard, DLA senior leaders discuss current, future support|
DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith and Coast Guard Rear Adm. Michael Haycock, assistant commandant for engineering and logistics, were updated on a variety of topics Sept. 17 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.
|National Preparedness Month speaker stresses importance of planning |
Preventative planning and strong communication are keys to overcoming obstacles during times of distress, an expert on emergency management said Sept. 25. The theme of this year’s National Preparedness Month is: "Be disaster aware, take action to prepared."
|Annual Feds Feed Families campaign ends on high note for DLA|
DLA employees donated more than 23,700 pounds of food to the 2014 Feds Feed Families campaign this year, all in an effort to combat hunger across the nation. The contribution was more than 5,700 pounds higher than the previous year’s donation, officails said.
|Continuous improvement central to Better Buying Power 3.0|
The undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics released a draft of the Pentagon’s Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative Sept. 19, noting that it emphasizes innovation and technical excellence while focusing on continual improvement.
|DLA Energy overcomes challenges to supply fuel in Afghanistan|
DLA Energy faces myriad challenges when supplying fuel to forces in Afghanistan. Along with the standard logistics of transporting fuel, the physical geography and the wartime operating environment are two of the biggest unique difficulties to overcome.
|DLA civilian employee killed in line of duty in Afghanistan|
A DLA civilian employee deployed from DLA Land and Maritime, in Columbus, Ohio, died in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16 when a car bomb was detonated near his location. Stephen Byus, 39, was a resolution specialist supervisor with Maritime Supplier Operations.