DLA News

DLA Energy procurement analyst graduates Naval Postgraduate School
Ayodele Warburton, a Defense Logistics Agency Energy procurement analyst, attended graduation for his Master of Science in Contract Management degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, June 17. The NPS program is part of the 4th Estate the Director of Acquisition Career Management Office Leadership & Talent Management Portfolio. Photo courtesy of Ayodele Warburton.
June 29, 2022 - Ayodele Warburton, a DLA Energy procurement analyst, graduated with a Master of Science in Contract Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, June 17. The program is part of the 4th Estate Director of Acquisition Career Management Office Leadership & Talent Management Portfolio.

DLA Distribution Headquarters changes command leadership
Defense Logistics Agency Director, Navy Vice Adm. Michelle C. Skubic, center, passed command of DLA Distribution Headquarters from Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, left, to Navy Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase, Jr., right, June 24, 2022, in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Matthew Mahoney, DLA Distribution Public Affairs)
June 28, 2022 - The command leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters changed hands June 24 as Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow relinquished command to Navy Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase, Jr., in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

DLA Energy Lunch and Learn: USAJOBS application process
DLA Human Resources specialists outlined the process for USAJOBS applications during a virtual DLA Energy Lunch and Learn on June 7.
June 27, 2022 - DLA Human Resources specialists outlined the process for USAJOBS applications during a virtual DLA Energy Lunch and Learn June 7.

DLA program introduces domestic germanium recycling capability 
Hawaii Air National Guard Senior Airman Samson Aina, a C-17 loadmaster assigned to the 204th Airlift Squadron, adjusts night vision goggles aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Feb. 9, 2022, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. A Defense Logistics Agency recycling program allows optical-grade germanium to be reused in new equipment like these goggles. Photo by Mysti Bicoy
June 27, 2022 - A DLA program for recycling optical-grade germanium used in military weapons systems and night vision equipment has led to new capability in the U.S. defense industrial base. 

DLA Energy honors acquisition workforce
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas and DLA Energy Head of the Contracting Activity and Supplier Operations Director Gabriella Earhardt (far right) take a photo with honored employees (left to right) Louis Morse, Jacquelyn Robinson-Tiller, Ricardo Selby and Heather Thomas. The DLA Energy’s Acquisition Workforce Honors Program at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 15, brought together about 20 people socially distanced in the conference room and more than 210 people online. Photo by DLA Photographer Chris Lynch.
June 27, 2022 - DLA Energy’s acquisition workforce was recognized during a high-energy honors program at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 15.

2022 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced
The DLA Hall of Fame recognizes former DLA civilian and military team members who made significant and lasting contributions to this agency and its mission.
June 23, 2022 - DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic has announced inductees into the 2022 DLA Hall of Fame.

Legendary bulk fuel expert retires
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas Commander Army Col. Raphael Heflin presents Dave Ray, the DLA Energy Americas Operations Director, his retirement certificate during a ceremony at DLA Energy Americas in Houston, Texas, June 15. Ray spent the last 19 years of his 42-year career with DLA Energy Americas in Houston, Texas. Photo by Dave Coleman.
June 21, 2022 - Defense Logistics Agency Americas Operations Director Dave Ray retired with 42 combined military and federal service during a ceremony at DLA Energy Americas in Houston, Texas, June 15.

DLA Logistics Operations chief visits DLA Distribution Headquarters
Navy Rear Adm. Doug Noble, second from left, Defense Logistics Agency’s director of Logistics Operations and commander of Joint Regional Combat Support, and Patrick Kelleher, DLA executive director of Operations and Sustainment, left, meet with Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, DLA Distribution commanding general, Perry Knight, third from right, DLA Distribution deputy commander, Gene Surmacz, second from right, DLA Distribution chief of staff, and Joe Faris, DLA Distribution director of Business Development, May 13, 2022. Photo by Dawn Bonsell, DLA Distribution Public Affairs.
June 21, 2022 - The Distribution team provided an in-depth look at support provided to warfighter readiness to Navy Rear Adm. Doug Noble, DLA’s director of Logistics Operations and commander of Joint Regional Combat Support.