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June 8, 2022

DLA Headquarters employees celebrate Army’s birthday

Employees celebrated the Army’s 247th birthday June 7 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal, Defense Logistics Agency senior enlisted leader, led the event.

May 18, 2022

Top enlisted position changes command at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The position of senior enlisted advisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, changed hands May 4 as Army 1st Sgt. Marcio F. Teixeira relinquished command to Army 1st Sgt. Gabriel L. Hamilton. The moment doubled as a retirement ceremony for Teixeira honoring his over 20 years of service in the U.S. Army.

April 25, 2022

DLA Troop Support spearheads military maternity uniform pilot program

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is spearheading a new military maternity uniform pilot program, along with the military services, to provide pregnant members uniforms at no cost.

April 7, 2022

Defense Supplier Conference returns to Columbus, Ohio

After a four-year hiatus, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the National Defense Industry Association brought the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition back to downtown Columbus, Ohio, April 6-7. More than 800 defense industry representatives packed a ballroom in the Greater Columbus Convention Center for first day speakers, including Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Steven Morani, DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry.

Jan. 26, 2022

Troop Support takes over fielding of Army green service uniform for new recruits, soldiers

After years of planning, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is now providing Army green service uniform items to recruits, and soon soldiers shopping at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores.

Oct. 12, 2021

Clothing and Textiles helps Army get new female improved hot weather uniforms to recruits

Extensive coordination enabled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to help the Army field female improved hot weather uniforms to new recruits at training centers across the country. Approximately 1,600 sets of the female IHWCU coats and trousers have been issued at the RTCs, with Fort Benning and Fort Sill receiving sets in mid-August, Fort Leonard Wood in September, and Fort Jackson early October.

Oct. 4, 2021

DLA Support Team Middle East welcomes new commander

During a Sept. 29 change of command ceremony, Army Lt. Col. Daniel Howser took on the role of DLA Support Team Middle East commander from Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Wilken, who served as the newly renamed team’s first commander in April.

Aug. 24, 2021

Obituary: Lt. Gen. Vincent M. Russo

Former DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Vincent M. Russo, whose Army career spanned more than three decades died Aug. 10 at 90. His leadership was marked by rapid growth, structural change and technological advancement.

Aug. 18, 2021

DLA Installation Support Susquehanna chief of security and emergency services retires after 39 years

Following 39 years of federal service, Harold “George” Hokkanen, chief, security and emergency services, will retire from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support Susquehanna in September.

June 14, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General's US Army birthday message

DLA Distribution Commander, Brig. Gen. Keith D Reventlow delivers a birthday message to the US Army.