DLA News Archive

Results:
Tag: Defense Logistics Agency

Feb. 12, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Joan Davis-Adams

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Feb. 5, 2021

New food kiosk opens at Fort Campbell

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Jan. 28 for the brand new Army Outpost food kiosk at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

Feb. 3, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Lisa Ciesielski

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 29, 2021

DLA Troop Support says goodbye to longtime civilian employee

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its latest civilian retiree during a ceremony Jan. 28 in Philadelphia. Beatrice Ross of the Operations and Plans Directorate retired after 40 years of federal service.

Jan. 27, 2021

DLA Installation Management employees receive DLA’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Award

On the heels of what proved to be a trying year for many, 2020 closed out on a high note for two Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia employees who are recipients of the DLA’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards program.

Jan. 22, 2021

A conversation with DLA cold chain expert Dana Dallas

Dana Dallas, the Defense Logistics Agency’s cold chain management expert, has been recognized for her expertise many times over her nearly 20 years in the field. Dallas’ inputs and updates to Defense Department joint cold chain management policy were key points in how DLA managed its tasked distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to overseas military and Navy Fleet customers. DLA Troop Support Corporate Communications talked with Dallas to get more insight on cold chain management and how she became a DOD expert.

Jan. 20, 2021

DLA provides food, uniforms, COVID tests for military during Inauguration support

As of January 20, DLA Troop Support has provided more than 50,000 cases of bottled water, 864 cases of meals-ready-to-eat, 864 cases of tailored operational training meals, 448 modules of unitized group rations, honor guard uniform items and 2,000 rapid COVID-19 tests in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration. “As a joint partner in the Department of Defense, DLA Troop Support is proud to provide the items our nation’s military needs to enable their success,” DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence said.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA supports SOUTHCOM pandemic response efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency is assisting U.S. Southern Command’s COVID-19 relief efforts in a number of countries in their area of responsibility through DoD’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, in addition to their ongoing support of national efforts. Since receiving the initial request on May 29, 2020, DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain has provided 24 field hospitals to SOUTHCOM, who donated them to 11 countries within their AOR.

Jan. 14, 2021

New rotation program gives DLA Troop Support workforce a chance to grow

The new Cross Functional Rotation Program allows Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees the opportunity to take on a six-month stint in a different supply chain or office where they gain a new professional experience while remaining a part of the DLA Troop Support team.

Dec. 23, 2020

DLA acquisition supports Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution

In order to facilitate DLA’s role in the Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, the first 30,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine destined for OCONUS and deployed Navy Fleet requirements were ordered on Dec. 11 by the organization’s pharmaceutical support arm in anticipation of an Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.