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June 30, 2022

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander mentors CENTCOM logistics staff officers

Army Col. Gerard Acosta, DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander, led an Officer Professional Development session June 15, 2022, at MacDill Air Force Base for U.S. Central Command logistics staff officers.

June 21, 2022

Fire Protection in the Workplace. Ensuring your Emergency Action Plan addresses critical issues

According to the National Fire Protection Association, every 23 seconds, emergency crews in the United States respond to a fire. While most happen at private dwellings, 77%, the remaining 23% happen in the workplace.

May 9, 2022

Employees required to report foreign travel

Employees going on temporary duty to foreign countries must do more than just complete travel orders in the Defense Travel System. 

April 20, 2022

Transportation supervisor course goes virtual

As Defense Logistics Agency’s largest major subordinate command, DLA Distribution’s global footprint requires the organization to continuously deliver world-class training and support to customers and employees. The need to evaluate and improve training is constant, especially in critical areas and the distribution and materiel logistics training division, or DTD, is always prepared.

Jan. 31, 2022

New Back to Basics framework emphasizes career-long learning for acquisition staff 

The one-size-fits-all approach to training used by acquisition professionals throughout the DOD is shifting to a new framework that emphasizes basic knowledge and skills followed by job- or role-specific education.

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Troop Support enhances training through technology, innovation

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Training Academy and DLA Information Operations, are delivering a more immersive educational experience to employees starting this week. Harnessing a combination of existing collaboration tools and a newly implemented open-source training software, instructors will provide “on-the-job,” on-demand training to meet the needs of geographically distributed employees in need of more localized training than other systems provide. “This will create a ‘ground level’ view of systems and tasks we do here at Troop Support,” Training Academy lead Joanne Anello said.

April 30, 2021

QARS perform internal tank inspection at sea

DLA Energy Middle East Quality Assurance Representatives Mark Mizrahi and Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Grace received hands on training when they conducted an internal tank inspection of the oil tanker LEFKARA on April 9.  

Feb. 10, 2021

Joint Army, Air Force petroleum training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 302nd Airlift Wing website — Airmen from the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron provided hands-on training to Army petroleum systems technicians from the 59th Quartermaster Company, Fort Carson, on Air Force fuel operations during a group training event here Jan. 27, 2021.

Feb. 2, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego conducts training on active shooter response

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, San Diego, California hosted Naval Base San Diego Police Department officers Dec. 16, 2020 to participate in training to simulate an active shooter event.

June 10, 2020

Training the next generation of warfighter supporters goes virtual during pandemic

When Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Class 39 kicked off March 16, 20-year Army veteran Daryl Johnson was among the 30 members embarking on the two-year journey. The DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program trains entry-level employees for advancement in supply, technical quality, procurement and finance fields through on-the-job work assignments, cross-training, rotational assignments and formal instruction. Johnson and his classmates were still in-processing into DLA when the agency launched a maximum telework policy March 23 due to COVID-19.