DLA News Archive

Archive: 2015

Oct. 9, 2015

Distribution’s Stoff retires after 24 years in the U.S. Air Force

On Thursday, Oct. 8, surrounded by friends, coworkers and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution leadership, Air Force Col. Karen D. Stoff, retired after 24 years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force.

Oct. 8, 2015

DSCC celebrates opening of Mission Park

Mission Park was previously nothing more than a stretch of grass on Defense Supply Center Columbus, but on Sept. 23 DSCC officials revealed the new park that represents the installation’s support organizations and workforce whose efforts ensure the ultimate success of the nation’s military services.A fitness trail links land and sea vehicles,

Oct. 8, 2015

Land and Maritime's POW/MIA ceremony honors service members, family sacrifices

On a day that America has historically recognized the heroic efforts of its military service members DLA Land and Maritime hosted its 2015 POW/MIA Commemoration Ceremony in the Building 20 Auditorium with more than 300 people in attendance.Originally observed in July 1979, POW/MIA recognition day was moved to the third Friday of September in 1986

Oct. 8, 2015

DLA Information Operations plays key role in access for employees with disabilities

From videophones to laptops, Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations strives to provide cutting edge technology and tools to accommodate employees with disabilities as they support the needs of the warfighter.

Oct. 8, 2015

Puget Sound employee art showcases “warfighter first” focus

Thanks to the talents of one employee, the DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., workforce has a permanent reminder of the mission they serve.

Oct. 8, 2015

Yokosuka’s Royal wins Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Navy Chief Petty Officer Murphy Royal, former Emergency Supply Operations Center and Future Planning chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his exceptional performance, outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership.

Oct. 8, 2015

Energy Convergence program concludes, legacy system decommissioned

Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Energy Convergence transition to the Enterprise Business System has concluded, reducing the number of systems needed to process transactions and decreasing costs for the organization by millions of dollars.

Oct. 8, 2015

DLA Aviation signs retail supply manual, improving Air Force industrial support

An idea formed 22 months ago was formalized on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 17 when Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day signed volume one of DLA’s retail supply manual. The manual outlines enterprise-wide operational policies and procedures improving Air Force industrial retail support. “This is

Oct. 7, 2015

Bringing storage and distribution into the Performance Based Logistics market

How often is the most efficient solution to a business problem also the most cost effective, for both customers and service providers? The answer is, unfortunately, less often than is desirable. When it comes to the storage and distribution for several Performance Based Logistics contracts, however, DLA Distribution has discovered an outcome that is efficient, effective and best value for vendors, customers and the Agency alike.

Oct. 7, 2015

CFC kickoff encourages HQC employees to give back, help make a difference

With more than 24,000 charities, the Combined Federal Campaign has a charity for everyone, the Defense Logistics Agency director said during the 2015 CFC Kick-Off Ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Oct. 1.