DLA News Archive

Archive: June, 2016

June 15, 2016

Distribution’s Oehm reflects on her “day as an Army Reservist”

When DLA Distribution’s Army Reserve Element team leader and Joint Reserve Task Force commander Col. Ronnie Davis asked for civilian volunteers for an Army Reserve mission he was coordinating, Danielle Oehm says she was surprised no hands went up.

June 14, 2016

Cutler hosts "Ask the CIO" event

Defense Logistics Agency’s Kathy Cutler, DLA Information Operations director, and chief information officer hosted an “Ask the CIO” Town Hall June 8 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The purpose of the event was to provide insight on the agency’s current Information Technology initiatives and to answer employee’s questions.

June 14, 2016

DLA kids come to work with parents at Ogden, Utah

The Customer Operations Directorate of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah conducted a “Bring Your Child to Work Day” June 9, in the Hill Aerospace Museum on Hill Air Force Base. Forty-three children (ages 2 – 15) of DLA Aviation employees attended the event and enjoyed a day learning what their parents do to support our nation’s warfighters.

June 14, 2016

Simulated disasters rock western United States

A simulated catastrophic earthquake and tsunami marked the beginning of Defense Logistics Agency Energy support to Exercise Ardent Sentry 16, a major U.S. Northern Command annual exercise focused on defense support of civil authorities.

June 14, 2016

IH Academy connects the dots for new employees

It is always good to know how your job fits into an organization’s big picture, a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware branch chief said during a supply chain orientation June 1.

June 14, 2016

Governor’s Advisory Commission member shares “Model Minority Myth” during Distribution Asian Pacific American program

“Who knows what the ‘Model Minority Myth’ actually is?” guest speaker Tiffany Chang Lawson asked DLA Distribution employees during a late May Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Program.

June 13, 2016

Names of latest DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch has announced this year’s DLA Hall of Fame inductees.

June 13, 2016

Mentoring class provides options for associates’ professional development

DLA Land and Maritime recently held its Level 1 Mentor/Mentee Training session which introduced targeted professional, personal and career development opportunities for associates in grades GS-9 and below.Thirty eight mentors and 38 mentees drawn from a broad cross section of the Land and Maritime workforce got the opportunity to meet each other in

June 13, 2016

DLA JRF holds annual leadership meeting, reviews goals and objectives

During the DLA Joint Reserve Force's June Battle Assembly, about 75 JRF members from various locations gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Combined Drill Weekend, June 10-12.

June 10, 2016

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Dana Booker

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Dana Booker works in the Internal Review Office and enjoys the fact that each day brings new challenges