DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2016

Aug. 29, 2016

Chaplain talks life after combat during PTSD workshop

A Pennsylvania Army National Guard chaplain spoke to Troop Support employees to help them better understand PTSD during a workshop Aug. 25. “I think everyone who has been to combat comes back different,” said Lt. Col. Douglas Etter.

Aug. 28, 2016

More than a Help Desk

DLA’s Customer Interaction Center at Battle Creek, Michigan, takes up to 1,600 contacts a day to help customers place orders, check delivery status and more.

Aug. 28, 2016

Crushing It in Europe

A multinational exercise in Poland hones DLA logisticians’ skills while working with other agencies and allied nations under high pressure.

Aug. 28, 2016

Battle Ready in Battle Creek and Beyond

DLA’s quick-reaction teams not only help set up port openings and obtain needed supplies for contingencies. They also do expeditionary disposition.

Aug. 28, 2016

DLA Troop Support's 'Dream Team' Saves Big on Drugs

A team from DLA Troop Support has helped save hundreds of millions of dollars through contracts to buy generic drugs.

Aug. 28, 2016

Road to Recovery

An employee injured while on duty suffers life-threatening injuries but returns in just 10 months to his job at DLA’s Office of the Inspector General.

Aug. 28, 2016

Workplace Injuries — Now What?

When an employee sustains an injury at work, time is of the essence for submitting the proper forms. Fortunately, the process is easy, and there are people who can help.

Aug. 28, 2016

Attracting Talent

DLA uses programs such as the Workforce Recruitment Program and DoD’s Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program to attract and keep people with disabilities.

Aug. 28, 2016

Supplying the Ends of the Earth

The heat of the summer is the perfect time to learn how DLA supports scientific research at the coldest place on earth.

Aug. 28, 2016

STARs of Retail

DLA not only supplies warehouses and distribution centers; it now provides items directly to the customer at sites around the nation.