DLA News Archive

Archive: June, 2016

June 10, 2016

High school seniors hone skillsets through Land and Maritime’s internship program

Four students from Eastmoor Academy High School recently completed their four month long internships for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Workforce Development High School Intern Program.During their interactions with Land and Maritime associates they received some on-the-job experience about how many professionals are required to

June 10, 2016

‘Hooah!’ Headquarters celebrates Army’s 241st birthday

A standing-room audience at the McNamara Headquarters Complex displayed unabashed pride of service in celebrating the birth of the U.S. Army — still rolling along after 241 years.

June 10, 2016

Distribution’s commander delivers commencement address to 19 new 2nd lieutenants

Marking the 100th year of the Reserve Officer Training Corps program, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix commissioned 19 new 2nd lieutenants from the Bison Battalion at Bucknell University

June 9, 2016

Staff burns midnight oil to support “big” requirement

Just as the “dark of night” does not deter the U.S. Postal Service, Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Okinawa, Japan, recently showed that they will not let the lateness of the hour nor the size the property keep them from supporting the warfighter.

June 9, 2016

DLA Aviation Leader Commentary: Employee embodies picture of resilience

Over the last year, Defense Logistics Agency has invested valuable time and resources into training employees in the four pillars of resiliency: mental, social, spiritual and physical. If you look around DLA Aviation, you can find examples of employees applying resiliency tools and overcoming obstacles; but, few portray a “picture of resilience” as well as Marc Miller.

June 9, 2016

New maintenance response vehicle helps disabled GOVs get back on the road

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Customer Support Division has developed and built a new General Services Administration maintenance response vehicle, known in short as a MRV, to respond to disabled government vehicles on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 9, 2016

Subsistence delivers lobster tails for inaugural dinner aboard USS Zumwalt

The inaugural dinner aboard the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer included 160 pounds of lobster tails that were delivered just in time, thanks to the DLA Troop Support Subsistence team.

June 9, 2016

Distribution commander delivers keynote address at Midland Cemetery Memorial Service

DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix delivered the keynote address at the Friends of Midland Cemetery annual memorial service Saturday, May 28, 2016.

June 9, 2016

Clayton receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal for service to DLA

Prior to departing DLA Distribution following one year with the organization, Army Master Sgt. Michael J. Clayton received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his service from July 2015 to June 2016.

June 8, 2016

DLA Distribution flag retired as part of Eagle Scout project

This spring, a local Boy Scout from Troop 82 in New Cumberland, Pa., led a United States flag retirement ceremony, during which a DLA Distribution flag was officially retired.