DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2016

Aug. 23, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center’s Sasebo detachment wins Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, Sasebo Detachment, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award in the small category for its support to the warfighter in the Pacific Command Area of Responsibility.

Aug. 23, 2016

DLA Aviation awards May and June EOM recipients

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's May Employee of the Month is Keith McEachern, inter-continental ballistic missiles weapon system support manager for DLA Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, and the June EOM is Shante’l Wyche, an acquisition specialist in DLA Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate.

Aug. 22, 2016

Statement of Cooperation Signing in Australia Aims to Advance Biofuels

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — A statement of cooperation between the U.S. Navy and the northeastern state of Queensland was the culmination of a week of Great Green Fleet events in Australia to promote the Navy's energy efficiency and alternative energy initiatives.

Aug. 22, 2016

DoD officials observe logistical innovation throughout II MEF

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — Top officials from the Department of Defense observed demonstrations of new technological equipment Aug. 17.

Aug. 22, 2016

Training helps ensure troops receive quality clothing items

Approximately 20 quality assurance representatives from the Defense Contract Management Agency visited DLA Philadelphia Aug. 5 as part of a required two-week training, C&T Technical Support Branch supervisor Elizabeth Roland said.

Aug. 19, 2016

Virginia National Guard breaks ground for new headquarters at Defense Supply Center Richmond

Under a blazing sun and the high heat of a typical late summer day in Virginia, military and government leaders broke ground for the Virginia National Guard headquarters building at the Defense Supply Center Richmond August 17.

Aug. 19, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime presents annual plan to agency director

Senior leaders at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime presented their Annual Operating Plan to the director of the agency Aug. 16 during a morning presentation at Defense Supply Center Columbus. Land and Maritime directors and supervisors presented DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch with detailed information demonstrating their progress in achieving his five stated goals for mission success.

Aug. 19, 2016

Cryogenics give pilots breath of fresh air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Aviano Air Base website — Pilots operating at high altitudes need to bring oxygen with them to prevent hypoxia; luckily there are Team Aviano Airmen dedicated to making this happen.

Aug. 19, 2016

San Diego mock audit yields promising results

As practice for advanced stages of its current Independent Public Accountant audit, DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., put itself to the test, conducting its own mock audit in late July to ensure its processes are repeatable and sustainable.

Aug. 18, 2016

DLA Energy Pacific supports RIMPAC 2016

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Pacific reservists recently conducted annual training while providing critical support to this year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise, June 30 – Aug. 4.