DLA News

Disposal specialists surge to support Army readiness in NY
North-East region staff surged to Fort Drum, New York, in June to help the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division divest its unwanted property. A variety of items - including rolling stock shown here - goes onto the agency's property books for reutilization, transfer, donation, or eventual sale.
July 10, 2020 - Extra Defense Logistics Agency personnel reported to Fort Drum in June to help the 2nd Brigade Combat Team clear property books.

Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Jordon Gillis and DLA Vice Director Mike Scott prepare to pass the DLA flag in a military tradition that marks a formal transfer of authority and responsibility. Scott will serve as acting director until the agency’s next military leader is confirmed by Congress.
July 9, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott June 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

DLA Distribution bids farewell to EEO director, presents award
Navy Rear Adml. Kevin Jones, former commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, presents the Meritorious Civilian Service Award to Yvette Harris, former DLA Distribution director, Equal Employment Opportunity, for her outstanding contributions to the organization June 19. Harris is moving on from the Agency, her next position will be as the EEO director with the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
July 2, 2020 - Former DLA Distribution EEO director awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

Jones relinquishes command via virtual ceremony at DLA Distribution Headquarters
Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, outgoing commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters, thanks the DLA Distribution team during a virtual change of command ceremony June 26 in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
July 1, 2020 - In a virtual ceremony signifying a change of leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Navy Rear Admiral Kevin M. Jones passed the helm to Acting Director, Perry L. Knight, June 26. DLA Director, Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Headquarters in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

FedMall offers COVID-19 protective equipment to small businesses, state and local agencies to follow mid-July
DLA is making it easier for small businesses to purchase non-medical personal protective equipment through the new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall.
June 30, 2020 - As of June 22, FedMall's new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor allows small business contractors to choose from over 200 items through nine vendor catalogs.

Meade site adds warehouse capacity
A security cage for the storage of sensitive and pilferable property takes up part of the recent 40,000 square foot addition to the DLA Disposition Services site at Maryland's Fort George G. Meade near Baltimore.
June 30, 2020 - A 40,000 square foot expansion is just part one of a three-pronged development plan for the geographically critical military property disposal site.

DLA Aviation employees support each other during COVID-19 pandemic
Diane Pettit, a sustainment specialist working with DLA Aviation – Cherry Point, North Carolina, sews face coverings to donate to fellow employees. Employee-made and community-donated face coverings served as a bridge for employees until DLA-sourced face coverings were received. (Courtesy Photo)
June 30, 2020 - Executing the mission while taking care of each other and remaining resilient during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are top priorities for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees in Cherry Point, North Carolina, who are actively supporting the Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East.

Property, waste disposal effort grows in Poland
Used material like waste fuel, oil filters, antifreeze and lead acid batteries are removed from an Army training site in Poland. Waste items produced by standard U.S. military vehicle training events across Europe are regularly handled through DLA Disposition Services Europe & Africa hazardous waste disposal contracts.
June 25, 2020 - Major exercises in Eastern Europe mean regular engagements for DLA Disposition Services personnel supporting rotational forces in Poland.

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