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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. 3, 2021

DLA provides tents, blankets to civilians evacuating Afghanistan

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain expedited shipping of tents and blankets to Special Immigrant Visa recipients and civilians evacuating Afghanistan, a week before the Sept. 10 required delivery date.

May 25, 2021

Afghanistan Retrograde Nearly One-Quarter Complete

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — About 160 C-17 loads of materiel and equipment have left Afghanistan and more than 10,000 pieces of military equipment have been turned over to the Defense Logistics Agency, U.S. Central Command reports.

Sept. 10, 2020

New DLA senior enlisted leader shares leadership challenges, successes

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal's 30-year career logistics career has prepared her to lead DLA's more than 26,000 military and civilian employees as the agency's new senior enlisted leader.

July 16, 2020

McBeath is appointed first civilian acting commander of DLA Support Team — Afghanistan

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Debra McBeath was appointed acting commander, DLA Support Team — Afghanistan, by Army Col. Hattie L. Richardson, commander, DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM, June 26.

Jan. 10, 2019

Subsistence employee’s hard decision ultimately earns him 2018 Employee Leader of the Year recognition

Having to convince your wife and five kids to leave a familiar place to go to an unfamiliar place may seem like a daunting task. For one Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employee this one decision led to one of his most gratifying experiences being selected as the 2018 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Leader of the Year.

Sept. 13, 2017

Serving again: Prior POL troops continue to fuel airpower in Afghanistan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management section, commonly referred to as POL, enables Resolute Support and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel by supplying all aircraft, to include military, contracted and civilian, with the fuel needed to deliver airpower.

Dec. 5, 2016

Saving life after terrorist bombing garners Army award

Army Col. Rick Ellis, commander of the DLA support team in Afghanistan was awarded the combat action badge Nov. 26, after saving a soldier's life following a terrorist bombing.

Feb. 16, 2016

DLA provides range of services to support the warfighter

When it comes to supporting the warfighter across the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan, no organization does it better than the Defense Logistics Agency.

Dec. 29, 2015

DLA employee receives Canadian Meritorious Service Medal

DLA’s Eugene Shearer received Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal on Dec. 15 for his contributions as chief of the Combined Joint Logistics Branch of Regional Command South, Afghanistan, in 2010 and 2011, while serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army.