DLA News Archive

Archive: 2015

Nov. 16, 2015

Crisis exercise tests DLA, Air Force employees in rapid deployment

Defense Logistics Agency employees joined personnel from the Air Force and U.S. Transportation Command to test their rapid-deployment skills, as well as the system used to deploy logistics personnel to crises around the world, during the “Turbo Distribution” exercise in late October.

Nov. 13, 2015

Employees celebrate 240th Marine Corps birthday

Employees from around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Nov. 10 to celebrate the 240th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. They were joined by the inspector-instructor staff of Hotel Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, 4th Marine Division.

Nov. 13, 2015

Susquehanna military help a local veteran in need

Assisting Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area, several military members stationed at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., along with others from Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, helped rehab a home in a unique way – by veterans for a veteran.

Nov. 13, 2015

Custom to classic: HQC hosts annual Combined Federal Campaign Motorcycle, Car Show

The 3rd Annual CFC Motorcycle and Car Show was held Nov. 5 in the parking lot of the McNamara Headquarters Complex to raise money for the Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 12, 2015

Land and Maritime leaders brief Director during visit

DLA Land and Maritime senior leaders discussed the field activity’s operations Oct. 29 during DLA Land and Maritime’s Annual Operating Plan Review inside Building 20 on Defense Supply Center Columbus.Leaders from across the organization briefed DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch on the organization’s major strategic and operational

Nov. 12, 2015

San Diego’s McVey celebrates 50 years of service

James E. McVey, a materials handler supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., will celebrate a major accomplishment this month. He will have dedicated 50 years of his life to serving the United States of America.

Nov. 12, 2015

Susquehanna distribution center celebrates the Marine Corps’ Birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., celebrated the Marine Corps' Birthday by honoring former and current Marine employees.

Nov. 12, 2015

Future opportunities, strategic priorities focus of Navy/DLA Day

Partnership opportunities, innovation strategies and other topics of mutual interest were key points discussed by both Defense Logistics Agency and Navy supply leaders during the Nov. 2 annual Navy/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Nov. 12, 2015

DLA Director emphasizes performance-based logistics in Town Hall

Performance-based logistics was one of several topics Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch emphasized in a Nov. 2 Town Hall with DLA Headquarters employees.

Nov. 11, 2015

Associates urged to prepare for safe driving this winter season

Driving the appropriate speed for road conditions and preparing your vehicle are critical to driving safely in the upcoming winter months, a member of the Franklin County Safety Community said Nov. 4 during Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Safe Winter Driving Program at the Building 20 auditorium.“One of the main comments that comes out when we