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March 7, 2016

Europe Warehousing Team named one of best in DLA

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch has announced the DLA Distribution Europe Warehousing Division Team as the winner of the DLA Strategic Goals Award for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 in the Warfighter First category.

March 4, 2016

Distribution Susquehanna’s Employee of the Week

Eileen Austin, distribution facility specialist for the Eastern Distribution Center Division, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., was selected as the Employee of the Week for the week of Feb. 8.

March 4, 2016

DLA Distribution Acquisition shows dedication to Better Buying Power initiative with training

Better Buying Power is the implementation of best practices to strengthen the Defense Department's buying power, improve industry productivity, and provide an affordable, value-added military capability to the warfighter.

March 3, 2016

Agency senior leader visits Bahrain

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin made a quick stop in Bahrain from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22 during his multi-country visit within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

March 3, 2016

Land and Maritime hosts top Navy surface warfare officer

Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden, Commander, Naval Surface Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited Defense Supply Center Columbus March 2 to discuss the current landscape of the Navy and align the two organizations in support of the warfighter.  Welcomed by Navy Rear Adm. John King, DLA Land and Maritime commander, the visit provided a chance to show Rowden the

March 2, 2016

Commander projects dignity, respect during first regional command visit

Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton projected dignity and respect throughout the week he spent with the Troop Support Europe and Africa workforce during his first visit there as commander

March 2, 2016

DLA acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief featured in new video

Acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief in Haiti is featured in a new video released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites.

March 1, 2016

Air Force senior leaders visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation officials hosted senior leaders from the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma Feb. 23 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 1, 2016

Military family comes together for Leap Day reenlistment

Three generations of veterans with military service totaling nearly 50 years across three branches of service came together on Leap Day to continue the military tradition. Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony Brown reenlisted for eight more years in the Navy in a ceremony Feb. 29 presided over by U.S. Navy Capt. Justin Debord, DLA Land and Maritime

March 1, 2016

History Highlight: World War II Logistics Lessons

Although the United States was not really ready for war when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the nation had for two years been supplying England and France in their fight against the Axis powers in Europe.