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Oct. 29, 2021

Employee recognition, COVID-19 updates key topics at Troop Support commander’s town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees tuned into a commander’s town hall event virtually and in-person Oct. 26 in Philadelphia. Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley provided business and personnel updates to the workforce in addition to presenting individual and team awards.

Oct. 7, 2021

DLA Troop Support earns award for supporting National Guard, Reserve employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s “Above and Beyond Award,” presented by ESGR Chair Emeritus retired Army Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig Oct. 7, in Philadelphia, for their outstanding support of National Guard and reserve members employed by the organization.

Oct. 5, 2021

DLA stands down industrial hardware supply chain, moves half a million items to DLA Aviation

For the last year, the Defense Logistics Agency has been preparing to phase out one of its nine supply chains, the industrial hardware supply chain. Dissolving the supply chain aligns those items more closely with the appropriate supporting activities while driving efficiency and cutting costs.

Sept. 20, 2021

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Every year, thousands of Defense Logistics Agency employees access their Learning Management System account and complete the mandatory Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training course. To some COOP training is just another annual training requirement, but COOP is much more. COOP is essential to readiness.

Sept. 13, 2021

DLA Aviation and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex deserve ‘Props’ for improved C-130 supportability

At Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, parts supportability is the highest priority. The teams there are responsible for making sure warfighter needs at the Air Force’s Air Logistic Complex on Robins Air Force Base are met with high quality materials and maintenance to keep critical aircraft like the Air Force C-130 transport plane in the air.

Sept. 3, 2021

Exceptional leader leads by example

Jason Elliott, chief of the Contracting Division in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of May.

Aug. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation commander speaks about “Future of Logistics” during annual Tinker and the Primes Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford spoke on a panel focusing on the “Future of Logistics” during the 15th annual Tinker and the Primes conference on Aug. 10.

July 28, 2021

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason

Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 21, 2021

DLA partners with NGA on digital delivery initiative

More than a dozen representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations, DLA Data Production Operations, DLA Information Operations and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, participated in a print-on-demand site tour and ribbon cutting ceremony at DLA Document Services on Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, July 14.

June 16, 2021

From a Challenging Year to Unprecedented Opportunities. DLA Aviation virtual Industry Day conference draws record attendance

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a two-day Industry Day Virtual Conference utilizing the Zoom.gov platform, June 8-9. The theme for this year’s event was “From a challenging year to unprecedented opportunities … Opening the door to virtual accessibility.”