DLA News

DLA Distribution’s Eric McEldowney has been awarded the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award
During October 2018 to May 2019, McEldowney, DLA Distribution mobilizing planning specialist, was instrumental in coordinating the DLA support efforts of multiple Defense Department units assisting with Customs and Border Protection operations along the Southwest region of the U.S. border
Sept. 18, 2020 - Eric McEldowney, has been awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Superior Civilian Service Award.

Cyber fraud still a threat during COVID-19 pandemic
According to the FBI, spoofing occurs when someone disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website URL – usually by changing one letter, symbol or number – so it resembles a trusted source.
Sept. 16, 2020 - Spoofing occurs when someone disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website URL – usually by changing one letter, symbol or number – so it resembles a trusted source.

Illinois school receives $55k in computers
Students at the Schlarman Academy in Danville, Illinois, work in their school's computer lab on new computers received through DLA Disposition Services and DOD Computers For Learning in March. School officials estimate the donation of excess military technology saved them about $53,000. Computers For Learning donations nationwide have exceeded $2 million in fiscal 2020.
Sept. 15, 2020 - More than $2 million in used and excess information technology has been donated through Computers For Learning in 2020.

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Army Sgt. First Class Mauricio Gonzalez Arriola
Army Sgt. First Class Mauricio Gonzalez Arriola, an NCO in DLA's Agency Synchronization and Operations Center, enjoys training and working among a diverse workforce.
Sept. 15, 2020 - Army Sgt. First Class Mauricio Gonzalez Arriola, a noncommissioned officer in the agency’s ASOC, encourages DLA employees to understand values and differences within the Hispanic culture.

DLA Distribution’s Holtan awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award
For her efforts in leveraging every possible resource of the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Operations to support a critical national priority mission, Mobilization Planning Specialist Elise Holtan is awarded the Super Civilian Service Award. Photo by DLA Distribution Public Affairs.
Sept. 14, 2020 - For her efforts in leveraging every possible resource of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Operations to support a critical national priority mission, Mobilization Planning Specialist Elise Holtan is awarded the Super Civilian Service Award.

Deputy general counsel becomes DLA’s newest SES member
Jon Lightner, deputy general counsel for DLA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was inducted Aug. 28 into the Senior Executive Service.
Sept. 14, 2020 - Jon Lightner, deputy general counsel for DLA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was inducted Aug. 28 into the Senior Executive Service.

Excess military vehicle becomes a dual purpose firefighting truck
DLA took this 2003 Stewart Stevenson truck in as military excess and the Selden Volunteer Fire Department in Texas converted it into a fire fighting truck to serve their community.
Sept. 12, 2020 - Selden Volunteer Fire Department members transformed a 2003 Stewart Stevenson truck from the Defense Logistics Agency into a firefighting machine to help protect their community and surrounding area.

New DLA senior enlisted leader shares leadership challenges, successes
Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal’s vast logistics background has prepared her to take on challenges as DLA's new senior enlisted leader.
Sept. 10, 2020 - Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal's 30-year career logistics career has prepared her to lead DLA's more than 26,000 military and civilian employees as the agency's new senior enlisted leader.

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