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Feb. 24, 2016

Acquisition professionals video series debuts

The first of nine videos profiling Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals debuted on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites Feb. 24.

Feb. 24, 2016

Central Virginia PAOs discuss leveraging social media

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Public Affairs Office hosted the Central Virginia Military Public Affairs luncheon and meeting Feb. 18, 2016 at the Bellwood Club on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, DLA Social Media Manager Mason Lowery presented an overview on social media strategies.

Feb. 23, 2016

DLA Energy leverages commercial best practices

It’s been three years since Business Executives for National Security found Defense Logistics Agency Energy ahead on efficiency operations, a study that continues to leverage commercial best business practice solutions.

Feb. 23, 2016

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi hosts annual Forklift Rodeo

Earlier this month, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, hosted its annual Forklift Rodeo. Spanning Feb. 9 through 12, the event consisted of a three-phase challenge: a 30-question written test, a timed demonstration course and a bonus round.

Feb. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation seeks improved legacy support through additive manufacturing

Creating items in three dimensions instead of two is sometimes compared to creating a sculpture instead of a portrait. Even though we live in a 3D world, engineers were limited for many years to 2D drawings/sketches to communicate thoughts and ideas. Today with technological advances in additive manufacturing methods and other technologies, engineers can go directly from a 3D idea to a 3D object.

Feb. 22, 2016

Annual Operation Deep Freeze delivers fuel to Antarctica

Defense Logistics Agency Energy continued its annual support of Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica with this year’s delivery of fuel.

Feb. 22, 2016

Public Safety: A Shared Responsibility

We share everyday observations with our neighbors, colleagues, family, and friends on a routine basis. Throughout the week, things become the norm as we talk to the same people and travel the same paths. In those same travels and discussions with co-workers, we may observe something that just doesn’t seem right or is out of place.

Feb. 22, 2016

Dealing effectively with pressure: DLA initiates resiliency training through LMS

The Defense Logistics Agency defines resiliency as dealing effectively with pressure, ambiguous and emerging conditions, and multiple tasks; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity or uncertainty. Simplified, resiliency is the ability to function really well in the face of adversity.

Feb. 22, 2016

Top enlisted Marine credits DLA for Corps’ success on frontlines

From meals-ready-to-eat to the boots they wear, the support Defense Logistics Agency provides makes Marines successful on the battlefield, the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps said during a visit to DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia Feb. 17.

Feb. 19, 2016

DLA recognizes outstanding non-commissioned officers

The agency recognizes outstanding leadership and performance in two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation non-commissioned officers.