DLA News Archive

Archive: 2016

Dec. 26, 2016

I am DLA

Highlighting Randle McClendon, DLA Distribution process worker with DLA’s deployable depot at Red River Army Depot, Texas.

Dec. 23, 2016

DLA volunteer bakers help USO bring cheer to staff working holidays; drivers wanted

Thanks to volunteers from the Defense Logistics Agency, installation support personnel working Dec. 24-25 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will have homemade cookies to let them know they’re appreciated.

Dec. 22, 2016

Subsistence field rep, who helped introduce DoD school produce program, retires

Russ Brooks noticed in the early 1990s that poor quality produce was being served in the Denver public schools. He later helped user in the DOD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to provide produce to schools.

Dec. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping employees' kids – helping kids

Employees of DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping held a holiday luncheon for many of their children, Dec. 20, in their office on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The children enjoyed music, and snacks while they made Christmas cards to attach to the gifts, purchased by employees, to donate to the children who are patients at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dec. 22, 2016

Local students meet with chief of staff, learn how the warfighter receives supplies at DLA Distribution

On Dec. 13, 26 students from Central York High School’s advanced placement U.S. Government and Politics class visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters for an overview on how the Department of Defense supplies its men and women in uniform.

Dec. 21, 2016

DLA Energy employees give through Toys for Tots

The Toys for Tots drop boxes are full and will make children happy this holiday season thanks to the generous donations of Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees and retired Marines.

Dec. 21, 2016

Largest military solar energy project in Northeast breaks ground on JB MDL

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst website — The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy Miranda A.A. Ballentine and the Adjutant General of New Jersey Brig. Gen. Michael Cunniff helped break ground on a 98-acre solar farm here Dec. 20.

Dec. 21, 2016

DLA delivers Christmas meals to deployed service members

Service members deployed this Christmas will still enjoy a traditional holiday meal, with all the trimmings, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Dec. 21, 2016

Expeditionary Airmen collaborate to repair active runway, continue fight to defeat ISIL

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Over the span of 15 days 380th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron members successfully coordinated the removal of accumulated rubber build-up off of 560,000 square feet of an active runway at an undisclosed location, Dec. 19.

Dec. 20, 2016

One team, one fight: Seymour Johnson, Robins AFBs keep Strike Eagles in flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 9th Air Force website — Team work between two units located at two separate bases keep the 4th Fighter Wing's F-15E Strike Eagles ready for whatever missions come the wing's way.