DLA News Archive

Archive: January, 2016

Jan. 29, 2016

Pearl Harbor’s Santiago awarded Commander’s Mission Impact Award

Eric Santiago, accountable property officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has been awarded the Commander’s Mission Impact Award for first quarter fiscal year 2016.

Jan. 29, 2016

DLA Energy helps Army shape first large-scale renewable energy portfolio at Fort Hood

Defense Logistics Agency Energy and other stakeholders broke ground Jan. 28 on the Army’s first-ever hybrid solar and wind energy project at Fort Hood, Texas.

Jan. 28, 2016

Susquehanna installation senior advisor selected for USASMA

Army 1st Sgt. Michael S. Warren, Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation senior enlisted advisor, has been selected to attend the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

Jan. 28, 2016

Columbus celebrates MLK holiday

From poetry to dance to songs to motivational speakers, Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 20 inside DLA Land and Maritime’s Building 20 auditorium. Celebrated on the third Monday of January, the remembrance of Dr. King is a time when the nation pauses to remember his life and work, but

Jan. 28, 2016

128th Aviation Brigade learns about DLA Aviation missions

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Richmond hosted a leadership professional development event for the 128th Aviation Brigade from Fort Eustis, Virginia Jan. 21, 2016. The training provided awareness and knowledge of DLA and how it interfaces with Army tactical units. The 128th conducts all Army Aviation maintenance training for enlisted and warrant officers and pushes about 6,000 students through the program annually.

Jan. 27, 2016

Distribution leadership hosts DLA Command Sergeant Major

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin along with USTRANSCOM Command Sgt. Maj. William Turner and Army Sgt. Maj. Rodger Mansker visited DLA Distribution on Jan. 20 to learn how the organization performs storage and distribution functions for the military services and other key customers.

Jan. 27, 2016

DLA Director hosts town hall with Red River employees

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, on Dec. 18.

Jan. 27, 2016

‘King’s Dream’ for justice, equality remembered at annual ceremony

Serving others is a way to live the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the DLA Troop Support commander said during a ceremony honoring King Jan. 21.

Jan. 26, 2016

DSCC conducts active shooter response training

The Whitehall Police Department and Defense Supply Center Columbus teamed up to hold active shooter response training Jan. 14 inside the Building 20 Auditorium. A packed house listened intently as Whitehall SWAT team member Sgt. Chad Huntzinger explained what actions the workforce should take in the immediate moments after an active shooter

Jan. 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime cements legacy of fallen hero

DLA Land and Maritime on Jan. 21 paid a final tribute to one if its own, renaming a newly renovated building to honor a fallen hero, Stephen Byus.