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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 14, 2022

Fleming retires from DLA Distribution General Counsel

Michael A. Fleming, supervisory counsel, labor and employment for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution General Counsel, retired March 31 from federal service after a thirty-eight-year career.

March 8, 2022

Customizable medical kits help modernize USAF deployable assets, provide tailored solutions for warfighters

Air Force health care providers responsible for life-saving operations will soon have access to customizable medical kits provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team as the agency awarded a $5.4 million contract for 27 kits March 7. The “made-to-order” medical kits includes items such as bandages, gauze, pharmaceuticals, and tracheal tubes as well as a variety of support equipment and cases to house it all. The MTO kits will provide warfighters across the globe support of their unique needs and situations.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

Jan. 26, 2022

DLA Aviation team at Warner Robins pulls off quick warehouse move for Air Force

Most moves require extensive planning, detailed lists, and plenty of time to make sure the needed space is available. But when the Air Force needs room on short notice, you make room.

Jan. 18, 2022

DLA helps grounded C-17 fly

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s team worked with DLA Disposition Services and DLA Aviation to ensure a grounded C-17 at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, received a part needed to fly.

Nov. 1, 2021

DLA Aviation career broadener trading blue stripes for gold bars

They say the third time is a charm. Well, in the case of Air Force Master Sgt. Christopher Farris, three times that was a charm. Farris was recently selected for conversion from enlisted to officer. It was his ninth try. He currently serves as a material management enlisted career broadener within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Directorate’s Post Award Division.

Oct. 8, 2021

Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen

Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year.

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.

Sept. 8, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Alfred Padayao

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept 6-11, telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.