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March 17, 2016

Distribution’s Organizational Management and Expeditionary Directorate celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a chili cook-off

DLA Distribution’s office of Organizational Management and Expeditionary Directorate celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and office comradery with a traditional chili cook-off on Mar. 14, as part of the DLA Climate Culture.

March 17, 2016

FY2016 DLA Distribution Training Coordinators On-Site Academy

DLA Distribution’s Organizational Management Division together with the Material Logistics Training Division and Forward Presence Training Team presented a unique opportunity for 32 training coordinators from a majority of the 24 distribution centers to come together for an on-site academy which commenced on March 8 for three days.

March 16, 2016

DLA acquisition professional challenges the status quo

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee in the program management acquisition career field was released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites March 16.

March 16, 2016

Associates relish “huge responsibility” in systems branch

Across the Defense Logistics Agency acquisition processes and the systems that support the mission have continually evolved. Maintaining maximum efficiency in these procurement actions is a shared responsibility, but at Land and Maritime much of the workload falls to those who work in its Systems Branch.“It’s a huge responsibility because all of

March 16, 2016

Troop Support hosts C&E industry partners to boost MRO program

The Maintenance, Repair and Operations program is a case of the Construction & Equipment supply chain applying best commercial practices to support the warfighter, the agency director said March 4 in Philadelphia.

March 15, 2016

DLA supervisor shares deployment experience as resiliency lesson

A DLA Aviation supervisor recently shared her experiences from her 2015 deployment to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, where she served for six months as the DLA Support Team deputy commander.

March 15, 2016

DLA, AFRICOM extend partnership

DLA and U.S. Africa Command in February signed a three-year agreement that outlines and extends DLA's support to the regional command.

March 14, 2016

Troop Support airman competes for DOD Senior NCO of the Year

An airman with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support who was selected as the DLA Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for fiscal 2015 represented the agency in the Department of Defense competition.

March 14, 2016

Yokosuka’s JID Inventory Team awarded Commander’s Mission Impact Team of the Quarter award

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, JID Inventory Team, which includes 17 U.S. civil service and Japanese master labor contract employees, has been awarded the Commander’s Mission Impact Team of the Quarter award for first quarter, fiscal year 2016.

March 14, 2016

SLC focuses on innovation, resiliency, culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted the Senior Leadership Conference, themed “Building a Culture of Innovation and Resiliency,” March 1-3 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.