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DLA Acquisition connects employees, industry, academia
Members of the Insights into Industry Management Course that DLA Energy Customer Operations Team Supervisor Marlin Ingram attended observed coronavirus protocols.
Sept. 23, 2021 - Since its inception in 2018, the DLA Industry Academia Program has helped acquisition professionals strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the government and industry relationship.

MERC deploys to DLA Distribution Tobyhanna
Antonio Zaleski, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania’s night shift PPP&M supervisor processes the first order using the Mobile Emergency Response Center September 9, 2021. The MERC deployed due to an installation-wide communication outage resulting from Hurricane Ida.
Sept. 23, 2021 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, major flooding on Pennsylvania’s east coast caused a high-level communications outage and access issues for repair workers. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, lost total system access at 7:00 a.m. Sept. 2.

Fuel facility expands resiliency on Guam
(From left to right) Air Force 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight Superintendent Master Sgt. Thomas Montgomery, Fuels Flight Commander Capt. Jared Holloway and Commander Lt. Col. Steven Anderson stand next to DLA Energy South-West Pacific Commander Navy Cmdr. Christopher Radke and 36th Mission Support Group Commander Air Force Col. Kenneth Herndon during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new fuel tanker offload facility on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Photo courtesy of DLA Energy South-West Pacific.
Sept. 22, 2021 - The 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management and DLA Energy South-West Pacific held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new facility that will improve warfighter resiliency on the strategic Pacific air base.

DLA Susquehanna Fire Department awarded international accredited status
Members of the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna fire department located on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, received accredited agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International August 24, 2021.
Sept. 22, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department received accredited agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program Aug. 24.

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Perry Knight, Deputy Commander, DLA Distribution
DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message
Sept. 22, 2021 - Perry Knight, Deputy Commander, DLA Distribution, sends a shout out to DLA for the 60th Anniversary.

Realignment of industrial hardware procurement to streamline support, yield savings
Army Sgt. Scott M. Peterson with the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, tightens a bleed plug on a main landing gear strut of a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 5, 2018. The Defense Logistics Agency manages industrial hardware items such as bolts and seals used to maintain aircraft and vehicles.
Sept. 22, 2021 - Transfer of the industrial hardware supply chain from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to DLA Aviation and DLA Land and Maritime is expected to better align weapons system support and enable the agency to support growing missions of other defense and federal agencies.

In Their Own Words Mary Martinez, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, DLA 60th Anniversary Interview
The Defense Logistics Agency is celebrating 60 years of service in support of our warfighters, and Distribution has been a critical part of that.
Sept. 21, 2021 - Mary Martinez, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, talks about her history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Family shapes financial analyst’s DLA experience
Financial Analyst Kathleen Stephens has worked for DLA since 1983. She followed in the footsteps of her mother, who also worked for the agency.
Sept. 21, 2021 - Financial Analyst Kathleen Stephens keeps working for DLA all in the family. Stephens recalls memories from when her mother and two sisters worked for the agency.

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