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April 21, 2016

King’s ship sets sail after more than 30 years in the Navy

After more than 30 years serving as a naval officer, outgoing Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral John King King officially retired and is transitioning to the next chapter in his life. “It’s just been unbelievable how fast my time here at Land and Maritime has flown by and I have to tell you I’ve been extremely fortunate to work with such an inspired group of professionals,” said King.

April 21, 2016

DLA Troop Support helps Jewish service members celebrate Passover

Jewish military members around the world can have a traditional Seder and keep kosher during Passover, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.

April 21, 2016

Tobyhanna commander presents Purple Heart to Korean War veteran

If you asked James Cavanaugh, he’d tell you it wasn’t a big deal...but for the 40-plus attendees in the standing room only confines of the Hampton VAMC palliative care chapel, it was something they had never seen before – and certainly weren’t going to miss, as the Korean War Veteran received his long overdue recognition for on the field valor and sacrifice.

April 21, 2016

DLA director notes value of partnerships for clothing, textiles

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency delivered a keynote presentation to about 150 government and industry partners, including leaders from DLA Troop Support, at the National Council of Textile Organizations 13th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 12.

April 21, 2016

Soldier who survived gunshot is presented lifesaving helmet

DLA Troop Support supplies America's warfighters protective gear such as the Army Combat Helmet, one of which helped a soldier escape serious injury while searching for explosives in Afghanistan.

April 20, 2016

Power to the Warfighters

DLA’s research into new battery technologies aims to cut costs, enhance manufacturing and advance technology for DLA’s battery supply chain.

April 20, 2016

DLA Research and Development: A Strategic Activity That Lives in an Operational Environment

DLA’s current Research and Development program focuses on end-to-end supply chain for traditional programs, but also looks at strategic priorities.

April 20, 2016

Teamwork and experience power Navy’s nuclear supply chain

As a weapon system support manager, Joe Moore ensures nuclear powered ships and submarines have the parts they need to safely conduct their missions. That’s no easy task, considering the nuclear reactor parts list Moore manages includes more than 31,000 items.

April 20, 2016

Land & Maritime employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Land & Maritime employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 20.

April 20, 2016

On Spec

A new initiative consolidates data to help DLA better define technical standards for clothing and other textile items.