DLA News Archive

Oct. 8, 2015

Puget Sound employee art showcases “warfighter first” focus

Thanks to the talents of one employee, the DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., workforce has a permanent reminder of the mission they serve.

Oct. 8, 2015

Yokosuka’s Royal wins Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Navy Chief Petty Officer Murphy Royal, former Emergency Supply Operations Center and Future Planning chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his exceptional performance, outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership.

Oct. 8, 2015

Energy Convergence program concludes, legacy system decommissioned

Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Energy Convergence transition to the Enterprise Business System has concluded, reducing the number of systems needed to process transactions and decreasing costs for the organization by millions of dollars.

Oct. 8, 2015

DLA Aviation signs retail supply manual, improving Air Force industrial support

An idea formed 22 months ago was formalized on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 17 when Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day signed volume one of DLA’s retail supply manual. The manual outlines enterprise-wide operational policies and procedures improving Air Force industrial retail support. “This is

Oct. 7, 2015

Bringing storage and distribution into the Performance Based Logistics market

How often is the most efficient solution to a business problem also the most cost effective, for both customers and service providers? The answer is, unfortunately, less often than is desirable. When it comes to the storage and distribution for several Performance Based Logistics contracts, however, DLA Distribution has discovered an outcome that is efficient, effective and best value for vendors, customers and the Agency alike.

Oct. 7, 2015

CFC kickoff encourages HQC employees to give back, help make a difference

With more than 24,000 charities, the Combined Federal Campaign has a charity for everyone, the Defense Logistics Agency director said during the 2015 CFC Kick-Off Ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Oct. 1.

Oct. 6, 2015

Annual Report Shows Progress in Acquisition

Data-driven acquisition and procurement policies are creating savings in production and development programs, according to the Defense Department’s acquisition chief.

Oct. 6, 2015

DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Team talks capabilities with Emergency Management Workgroup

As part of the recent Emergency Management Workgroup at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary Team was on hand to talk about their own capabilities – both in the event of contingency operations, and closer to home in central Pennsylvania.

Oct. 6, 2015

DLA supplies critical gear to firefighters battling historic wildfire season

As thousands of families from Alaska to California evacuated their homes to escape fast-moving wildfires this summer, several Defense Logistics Agency activities rushed to provide direly needed firefighting equipment.

Oct. 5, 2015

Fire Prevention Week 2015 highlights importance of smoke detectors

During Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. 4-10, Defense Logistics Agency employees and their families are encouraged to be fire safe throughout the year.