DLA News Archive

Category: Enterprisewide

March 20, 2023

San Diego personnel get a firsthand look at supporting the USS Boxer

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at San Diego partnered with personnel onboard the USS Boxer (LHD-4), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship homeported in San Diego, California, in a cross-collaborative effort to enhance teamwork and business culture through an “End Game” perspective and paradigm.

March 20, 2023

DLA director’s career mirrors growing opportunities for women

Despite a desire to move past the “distraction” of being the first woman in any military role, DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic’s career has put her in places that summon attention.

March 16, 2023

Japan firetruck reuse helps NH Air Guard

New Hampshire’s 157th Logistics Readiness Squadron has put millions of dollars in used DOD equipment back to work since getting familiar with the DLA property reuse mission.

March 15, 2023

Senior leadership synchronization focuses on the future of warfighter support

More than 30 senior leaders from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Richmond and DLA Land and Maritime in Columbus, Ohio gathered on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia to discuss the way forward on improving upon the already strong relationship between the two organizations.

March 15, 2023

Commentary: Like ‘M.A.S.H.’ crew, DLA survived scrutiny

In the television series “M.A.S.H.,” an army hospital staff in Korea repeatedly saves itself from being disbanded by last-minute demonstrations of its effectiveness. Like the cast’s performance in the operating room, DLA has proven it manages even ancillary tasks more efficiently than other parts of the federal government.

March 13, 2023

Kelleher discusses military logistics at Joint Logistics Course

The future of logistics and capabilities of the Defense Logistics Agency were among the topics discussed by DLA’s executive director of operations and sustainment at the Army’s Joint Logistics Course at Fort Lee, Virginia, March 3.

March 13, 2023

DLA Energy trainees set the PaCE for the future

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, seven Pathways to Career Excellence Program trainees graduated during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, March 9.

March 13, 2023

DLA Europe & Africa talks logistics readiness at Joint Eucom and Africom Deployment and Distribution Conference

DLA Europe & Africa commander provides insights on logistics readiness at the Joint EUCOM & AFRICOM Deployment & Distribution Conference.

March 10, 2023

Targeted how-to videos aim to reduce vendor packaging errors

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Small Business Office in partnership with DLA Training and DLA Disposition Services Columbus have launched a series of how-to videos to alleviate common packaging errors by vendors when shipping products.

March 9, 2023

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

Patricia Littlejohn is a 30-year DLA Energy employee and the Director of DLA Energy Bulk Petroleum Supply Chain Services. She tells her story about her career and her recent eight-month rotational assignment with the DLA Director’s Strategic Initiatives Group.