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July 19, 2018

DLA Aviation - San Diego holds change of command ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - San Diego, bid “fair-winds and following seas” to Navy Cmdr. Matthew Brickhaus during a change of command ceremony hosted by DLA Aviation Commander, Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry held at Naval Air Station, North Island, California, July 10.

July 19, 2018

DDSP’s Active Shooter Exercise tests installation fire department and police force, and community county crisis response teams

As soon as you step into the empty section of Building 54 on the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania installation, an eerie calm awaits you. This part of the building hasn’t been used since the occupants moved out in early May. There are empty offices and cubicles, and some of the left-behind furniture and equipment is in disarray – haphazardly laying here and there. The air inside is stagnant, very warm, and very humid.

July 19, 2018

DLA director spurs audit advancement team

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams thanked and encouraged members of the Audit Advancement Team responsible for day-to-day delivery of audit goals for the agency at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 16.

July 19, 2018

Five DLA employees complete Harvard’s Senior Executive Fellows Program

Five Defense Logistics Agency employees have completed the Senior Executive Fellows Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

July 18, 2018

DLA Energy Americas welcomes new commander

In a ceremony steeped in military traditions, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas bid farewell to Army Col. Craig Simonsgaard during a change of command ceremony at the Petroleum Club, Houston, Texas, July 16.

July 17, 2018

DLA ‘flag ladies’ see only 49-star presidential flag ever made

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles embroiders see the only 49-star presidential flag made during a visit from presidential flag collectors in late June in Philadelphia. DLA embroiders are the sole authorized producers of the current 50-star presidential and vice presidential flags.

July 17, 2018

Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

July 17, 2018

IOSCO students tour DLA Distribution Eastern Distribution Center

Students of the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Officer Supply Course toured DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center warehouse in New Cumberland July 10.

July 17, 2018

A look at DLA’s direct support to nuclear missile programs one year later

The Defense Logistics Agency under one name or another has supported warfighter readiness since just after World War II. Today, DLA’s 27,000 employees do their part for readiness on all fronts, including nuclear readiness.

July 16, 2018

Bluebird hatchlings make their presence known

Balancing the needs of the environment with the mission of the installation is a difficult but winnable challenge facing Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Environmental Management Division. That was the case with the start of the construction of the installation’s new East Gate on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.