DLA Headquarters News

Culture/Climate Survey results show positive trend for DLA
The results of an agencywide employee survey showed improvements in all 12 areas. Graphic by Paul Crank.
Oct. 19, 2018 - The results for the 2018 DLA Culture and Climate Survey are in, and they show overall favorable trends for the agency.

Armless musician inspires HQC employees to see beyond disabilities
George Dennehy describes growing up without arms to McNamara Headquarter Complex employees during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance Oct. 17. Photo by Phil Prater
Oct. 18, 2018 - Born with no arms, George Dennehy sings and plays guitar with his toes during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance.

Agency software consolidation, cloud migration save costs, boost warfighter support
By reducing and consolidating the number of software programs used by the agency, DLA Information Operations is helping cut costs, boost security and provide truly mobile worldwide warfighter support. Graphic by Paul Crank.
Oct. 16, 2018 - The effort to update, consolidate and standardize software across the Defense Logistics Agency, known as “application rationalization,” is helping the agency improve cybersecurity, lower costs and streamline its operating environments.

Navy birthday celebration unites leaders, shipmates
DLA Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. John Palmer addresses the audience as officers and sailors stand in formation along the staircase leading into the McNamara Headquarters Complex cafeteria during the Navy’s 243rd birthday celebration. Photo by Teodora Mocanu.
Oct. 15, 2018 - McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations celebrated the Navy's 243rd birthday Oct. 11.

DLA Aviation News

Students graduate from PACE Program Oct. 10
Graduates from Defense Logistics Agency’s Pathways to Career Excellence Program gather for a class photo on graduation day Oct. 10, 2018, in front of the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Friends, family and co-workers gathered Oct. 10 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the graduation of approximately 100 students from the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program.

DLA Distribution News

Susquehanna’s Davis receives Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award
Sally Davis, a distribution process worker at the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Eastern Distribution Center, Packing and Outloading Branch, has been awarded the Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award for 2018.
Oct. 22, 2018 - Sally Davis, a distribution process worker at the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Eastern Distribution Center, Packing and Outloading Branch, has been awarded the Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award for 2018.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Fire Prevention Week: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.
Defense Logistics Agency Columbus Fire and Emergency Services hosted an open house at the fire station Oct. 9.  The open house was open to everyone on the installation and allowed those who work on or are visiting the installation the ability to see the equipment and capabilities of FES.  A wide variety of tools and equipment were on display.  Visitors were able to look at the fire trucks, try on gear and handle various tools used by FES members on a daily basis.  FES personnel also helped spread the message of fire prevention week to those who stopped by.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 - 13. It was first established in 1922. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first proclamation for fire prevention week, making it a national observance. DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services recognizes the importance of fire prevention and fire safety education. FES holds several specialized events each year during fire prevention week.

Logistics In Action

916th Airmen Equipped to Innovate
The new drogue test stand created by Master Sgt. Duane Edwards, Master Sgt. Ritchie Post and other members of the 916th Maintenance Group at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. on September 04 2018. (Photo by Jeramy Moore)
Oct. 22, 2018 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 916th Air Refueling Wing website — Master Sgt. Duane Edwards, Master Sgt. Ritchie Post new test drogue stand has proven invaluable to the unit. It reduced overall inspection time by two hours per drogue and interface unit and eliminated a hazard present in the old testing process.

DLA Disposition Services News

Eliminating the plague of excess at Fort Hood
Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II, the III Corps and Fort Hood commander, holds a tag during the Fort Hood Clean Sweep Surge Event while explaining that he was a senior at Montana State University when a chemical detector passed its most recent readiness inspection on December 13, 1983.
Oct. 17, 2018 - A Fort Hood Clean Sweep Surge Event included an interagency team of personnel from Fort Hood Recycle, the Fort Hood Landfill, and DLA Disposition Services.

DLA Energy News

Setting the PaCE
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Pathways to Career Excellence Program graduates include (left to right) Director of DLA Energy Supplier Operations Gabby Earhardt, Bafour Asante, Ronald Mosley, Samuel Rhodes, Gerardo Gomez, Ernest Mbandi, Lacie Nowak, Jamika Forde, Heather Thomas, Felix Rivera, Jacob Sigler, Deputy Acquisition DLA Energy Supplier Operations Kevin Ahern and Marcarthur Alexandre II.
Oct. 22, 2018 - The latest group of Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program participants, known as PaCE, graduated from the two-year program in which is designed to prepare entry-level associates for success in their chosen career fields. Through comprehensive formal training, participants are provided an enterprise perspective of logistics support.

DLA Troop Support News

Employees can now donate to 2018 Combined Federal Campaign
Graphic - DLA Troop Support CFC campaign is now open through Jan. 11, 2019. Contact supply chain points of contact for info.
Oct. 19, 2018 - Employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are able to make charitable contributions