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Aug. 5, 2022

Contracting division chief receives Aviation leadership award

Amanda Parker, contracting division chief in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of March.

Aug. 3, 2022

Groundwork by DLA, Forest Service preps firefighters for busy season

The Defense Logistics Agency works daily to support firefighters stopping these fires in their tracks through planning and cooperation with firefighting agencies across the country.

July 21, 2022

DLA prepares to act swiftly during hurricane season

Hurricane season runs from the early summer to late fall, but the Defense Logistics Agency prepares year-round to respond to natural disasters. In 2021, DLA provided $40 million in hurricane support, according to the Whole of Government Division. This included 752,000 gallons of fuel, 809,000 meals, 126 leased generators and 49 deployed civilians.

July 8, 2022

New video promotes ‘Leap into Summer’ fitness program

As life heads back toward pre-pandemic normalcy, a new video reminds Defense Logistics Agency civilians and military members to bring fitness into their regular routines this summer.

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.”

June 7, 2022

DLA COVID-19 Task Force member wins Navy League logistics award

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hugh Wilson is the winner of the Navy League’s Admiral Ben Moreell Award for Logistics Competence for his work with the Defense Logistics Agency’s COVID-19 Task Force. He will receive the award during the Navy League’s National Convention June 8-12 in Orlando, Florida. He is a joint logistics planner in DLA’s Agency Synchronization and Operations Center.

June 2, 2022

Farmers market returns to DLA

The weekly farmers market is making a comeback at the Defense Logistics Agency. Starting June 8, the market will be held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the front doors of the Headquarters Complex. The last farmers market for the season will be Oct. 19.

May 31, 2022

DLA prepares for upcoming hurricane season

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency discussed preparations for what weather experts predict will be a busy hurricane season and the best ways to support whole-of-government partners during a virtual hurricane academics session May 25.

May 24, 2022

EEO managers discuss leadership strategies during virtual summit

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office held its virtual leadership summit May 17-19 with the theme “Next Level Leadership/Strategies for Success.”

May 17, 2022

Future leaders encouraged to 'aspire, engage, learn' during virtual forum

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders at the GS-14 level.