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SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2018

Protecting Nuclear Assets
Air Force 1st Lt. Nathan Fisher, 23rd Bomb Squadron weapons system officer, analyzes an offensive avionics system inside a B-52H Stratofortress above North Dakota. Fisher sits in the offense compartment of the aircraft, controlling the B-52’s weapons capabilities.
Aug. 28, 2018 - DLA strengthens the nation’s nuclear enterprise by safeguarding nuclear-weapons-related material that enters the agency’s doors.

Combined Strength
U.S. service members board a C-130H at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The 386th moved an average of nearly 8,000 passengers a month throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Aug. 28, 2018 - DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM ensures warfighter support to those with the toughest missions.

Saber Strike
Army Master Sgt. Lewmas Laurinaitis, a culinary specialist with the 16th Sustainment Brigade, cooks French toast in a mobile kitchen with subsistence items provided by DLA during Saber Strike 2018.
Aug. 28, 2018 - Warfighters deployed for Saber Strike 2018 get easier access to supplies with DLA’s forward presence.

Former DLA Aviation systems analyst led fight for equality of all employees
Lillie Mae Brown is a 2018 DLA Hall of Fame inductee whose formal complaint alleging gender-based discrimination in 1974 became the catalyst for improvements to hiring, training, awards and promotion practices throughout DLA. (Courtesy photo/graphic by Paul Crank)
July 24, 2018 - On July 26, the DLA Hall of Fame will induct five new honorees. In the coming days, the DLA homepage will feature an article about each new member — beginning with the late Lillie Mae Brown, whose achievements fighting for civil rights led to greater opportunities for many others across the agency.

Larry Glasco: Customer relationship pioneer
Larry Glasco's focus on Customer Relationship Management and accomplishments while working in DLA’s Logistics Operations directorate earn him a place in the DLA Hall of Fame
July 25, 2018 - Understand the customer’s needs in advance, then make sure the agency is positioned to support them. This sentiment is at the core of Larry Glasco’s work and is the driving force behind his place in the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

Davis makes the grade, earns Hall of Fame induction
Donna Davis played a key role at DLA's creation of the Enterprise Business System, as well as its R&D efforts. Courtesy photo; graphic by Paul Crank.
July 23, 2018 - Donna Davis, long regarded as a jack of all trades and tenacious leader, now joins the ranks as one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2018 Hall of Fame inductees.

Gaskill gives credit to guiding forces, work ethic
As the agency's deputy director, Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Gaskill helped the newly renamed Defense Logistics Agency manage its growing mission in an era of major change. (Courtesy photo; graphic by Paul Crank)
July 24, 2018 - Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Gaskill invested heart and soul into Army life--and into DLA as its deputy director. As a mentor and teacher, Gaskill continues to inspire countless others toward careers in the armed services. DLA honors him as one of its class of 2018 Hall of Fame inductees.

Perna led new approaches to warfighter support
Army Gen. Gustave Perna began his career as an infantry officer but later served as commander of DLA Troop Support and Army Materiel Command, his current role. (Courtesy photo; graphic by Paul Crank)
July 26, 2018 - In his time as commander of DLA Troop Support, Army Gen. Gustave 'Gus' Perna led innovations in how the agency gets critical supplies to warfighters on the front lines--among the achievements earning him a place in the 2018 DLA Hall of Fame.

Faithful Flyers
The Air Force uses the T-38 for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. DLA Aviation manages roughly 70 percent of the more than 18,000 parts for the plane’s jet engines.
Aug. 28, 2018 - DLA Aviation supports mission-critical workhorse aircraft.

Managing Inventory
Counting items in inventories more frequently and directly helps to ensure that figures in inventory and financial systems properly match and reflect the inventory records.
Aug. 28, 2018 - DLA Finance is helping the agency make sure all inventory is audit-ready.

Fueling Savings
The historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown fuel terminal in Virginia has 10 underground tanks used to store F24 and JP8 jet fuel. The cut-and-cover tanks, built in 1953, were demolished in 2015 along with the removal of pier piping and equipment. Soil testing and surveys will be conducted at DFSP Yorktown to prepare the land for future use.
Sept. 1, 2018 - The departure of the final barge of jet fuel marked the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6.

A Conversation with ... David Kless
David Kless, DLA executive director for operations.
Sept. 1, 2018 - DLA’s executive director for operations discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies.

DLA NewsWire
University of Maine’s Biomass to Bio-products Pilot Plant at its Technology Research Center is working to convert cellulosic material, like recycled paper and cardboard, in to jet fuel. Photo courtesy of University of Maine.
Aug. 28, 2018 - News highlights from across the agency.

I am DLA
Stanley Burns
Sept. 1, 2018 - My Name is:Stanley BurnsI am:A quality assurance representative for DLA Energy Americas at Houston

 

 

 




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