DLA News Archive

Archive: 2016

March 10, 2016

DLA to host warfighter support forum at Fort Bragg for customers

DLA representatives will be at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, March 22-23 to provide training and information to current and prospective military and DoD customers from the base and other military installations.

March 9, 2016

Budget, cost-saving approaches discussed at DLA Cost Summit

Senior leaders from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Logistics Agency and the military services discussed efficiencies in the DLA budget and ways to deliver value to customers at lower costs during the Cost Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 7.

March 9, 2016

Resiliency toolkit explored during Senior Leader Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, March 1 -3, reviewing 2015 successes and missed opportunities and the activity’s way forward for 2016. But the conference wasn’t just about the mission, leaders also focused on building a culture of innovation and resiliency through the sharing of personal testimonies and learning tools to enable them and their employees to adapt to and persevere in the face of personal and professional challenges.

March 9, 2016

DLA, Pakistani officials discuss U.S. National Codification Bureau

Pakistani officials visited DLA Information Operations Logistics Information Services in Battle Creek, Michigan, Feb. 23-24 to learn about the U.S. National Codification Bureau, which DLA administers, and to develop ideas for Pakistan to use in forming its own NCB.

March 8, 2016

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., celebrated Black History Month with a Feb. 25 event featuring Kurt Wilson, city manager of Stockton, Calif., as the keynote speaker. The theme of the event was “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”

March 8, 2016

Corpus Christi’s Atoe wins employee of the quarter award

Elyse Atoe, Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking employee at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her superior performance and teamwork.

March 8, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime associate draws on military experience to excel in acquisition field

During her two tours in Afghanistan Deonna Coleman witnessed firsthand the importance of supply acquisition and distribution. As a Soldier responsible for the safe detention of suspected Taliban fighters, Coleman saw the results of contract development and supply chain management. Now a Level II Purchasing Agent for Defense Logistics Agency Land

March 8, 2016

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through March 31

Nominations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2016 will be accepted March 9 - 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA or DLA Aviatio

March 8, 2016

DLA welcomes Special Operations Command leaders to the McNamara Headquarters Complex

Building stronger relationships and exploring ways to improve DLA’s support for the global Special Operations Forces mission were the goals as DLA and Special Operations Command leaders met for the second SOCOM/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 1.

March 8, 2016

‘Process Excellence:’ March/April Loglines available

The March/April issue of Loglines magazine, “Process Excellence,” is now available in print and online. The issue takes an in-depth look at how DLA is improving its business processes to better serve the warfighter.