DLA News Archive

Archive: 2016

Dec. 9, 2016

Enlisted Marines keeping birds in the air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron 542, home based out of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, currently forward deployed to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, are working through freezing temperatures to keep the squadrons AV-8B Harriers in the air during the Aviation Training Relocation Program at Chitose Air Base, Japan, Dec. 9, 2016.

Dec. 9, 2016

New Year’s resolutions and how DLA can help you achieve your goals

Ringing in the new year often results in a time of reflection, reviewing the current situation and planning for the future. DLA takes the opportunity to look back at the year and make goals for the year ahead. As individuals, we use this time to do the same. Many of us will set personal resolutions. At DLA Land and Maritime, we understand the importance of work/life balance and would like to assist in your journey to keep your resolutions with some tips and resources made available to you as a member of our workforce.

Dec. 9, 2016

Marine Corps strives to be leaner, meaner, greener

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — As an ongoing effort to be the premier self-sufficient expeditionary force, the Marine Corps is striving to make itself leaner, meaner and “greener” as it takes a look at energy use across the Corps, equating the efficient use of vital resources with increased combat effectiveness.

Dec. 9, 2016

Richmond’s Branch retires after 36 years of federal service

Charita Branch, a supervisory general supply specialist with DLA Distribution Richmond, Va., will retire on Jan. 2, after 36 years of federal service.

Dec. 8, 2016

DLA Aviation employees share resiliency stories

Defense Logistics Agency recently released the Profiles in Resiliency video series and among the most recent included DLA Aviation employees sharing their stories and describing what they do to stay strong and resilient.

Dec. 8, 2016

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees get into the holiday spirit with annual tree lighting, holiday social

Santa brought cheer and joy to McNamara Headquarters Complex Dec. 7 during the annual tree lighting and holiday social.

Dec. 7, 2016

Strength in numbers: acquisition professionals gather for interagency meeting

Local acquisition professionals from more than a dozen federal agencies, including Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, attended the Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council Training Symposium in Philadelphia Nov. 30.

Dec. 7, 2016

Joint Reserve Force reaffirms commitment to DLA at annual summit

DLA Land and Maritime’s Joint Reserve Team hosted their annual summit for members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps to emphasize their supply and logistics support capabilities. The Dec. 2 Joint Forces Operational Summit at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Columbus highlighted

Dec. 7, 2016

386th AMU keeps supplies moving downrange

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing oversees the busiest aerial port of debarkation in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The wing plays a major logistical role in getting needed supplies downrange.

Dec. 6, 2016

Supplier Operations director assumes role of acting deputy commander

Gabby Earhardt assumed the role of Defense Logistics Agency Energy acting deputy commander following the departure of former DLA Energy Deputy Commander George Atwood Nov. 28.