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Sept. 21, 2022

DLA Land and Maritime looks to the future while recognizing 75 years of Air Force achievement

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gail Atkins and members of her leadership team hosted the U.S. Air Force 75th birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Mission Park Pavilion Sept. 16, to recognize the historical achievements and highlight the future of the service.

Sept. 20, 2022

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees mark Air Force’s 75th birthday

Employees at the McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrated the Air Force’s 75th birthday during a ceremony in the auditorium Sept. 16.

July 20, 2022

DLA Energy customer account specialist reflects on serving with his twin

DLA Energy Customer Account Specialist Terry Poole has an identical twin, Perry. The brothers grew up sharing a love for hunting, fishing, and playing football. After high school graduation, they also shared a love for the U.S. Air Force.

COLUMBUS, Ohio June 22, 2022

Exit Interview with Col. Christopher Tooman, Land and Maritime Chief of Staff

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime will complete a changeover this month in its Chief of Staff position as U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Tooman transitions to his next command challenge. After a year at the Central Ohio logistics center, Tooman took time last week to reflect on the experiences he’ll take with him and what made his latest assignment “a blast.”

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.