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Oct. 1, 2018

New DLA mapping process saves money, time while improving support

DLA Information Operations must provide a copy of each of its 165,000-plus maps, charts and other products to the Library of Congress. A DLA team, working with the LOC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, developed a new way to do so that will save taxpayers about $800,000 in the next five years, while making these products more accessible.

Sept. 25, 2018

Maintaining strong partnerships in the Middle East

The alliance of two coalition partners was reaffirmed when key leaders from the Department of Defense and Bahrain Defense Force signed an amendment to a fuel support agreement at Isa Airbase, Bahrain, Aug. 13.

Sept. 21, 2018

DLA celebrates the Air Force’s 71st birthday!

Airmen and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday Sept. 18, with a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Air Force Commander Col. Terrence Kilgore, 345th Training Squadron, Fort Lee, Virginia, was the guest speaker. In his speech, he highlighted the Air Force’s 71st birthday theme: “American Airman … Wingman, Leader, Warrior.” He called the theme befitting for a service that encompasses all three character traits.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

Aug. 22, 2018

Energy honors third quarter employees

Putting the operational needs of the warfighter first earned two Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East employees the honor of Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Aug. 22, 2018

DLA volunteer efforts to account for real property in full swing

A major volunteer effort has been underway to assess and account for as many as 18,000 real property assets across 550 sites, and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel are playing a crucial role in the process. The first site visits began in May 2018 and are expected to end Sept. 15. The remaining months of 2018 will be used by DLA headquarters to validate the results.

Aug. 21, 2018

Aviation reservists share success of initiatives with Joint Reserve Force director

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director, Defense Logistics Agency joint Reserve Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 11 to recognize outstanding joint reserve personnel and learn about the reserve team’s current initiatives and projects.

Aug. 15, 2018

Loud and Clear

Growing up a deaf woman in a hearing society is not without its challenges, but Patricia “Trix” Bruce has risen to those challenges and overcome them with aplomb. She has since made it her mission to help educate the hearing community and deaf interpreters about the most productive and rewarding ways to communicate and engage with deaf people.

Aug. 13, 2018

DLA Troop Support employees strengthen partnership with FEMA reps in New York

DLA Troop Support employees visited the FEMA Region II office to strengthen the partnership between the agencies.

Aug. 10, 2018

Troop Support commander meets with Distribution leadership

DLA Troop Support commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark T. Simerly visited DLA Distribution headquarters Aug. 7, for an overview of DLA Distribution, a roundtable discussion and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.