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Archive: August, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA Director holds town hall in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch returned to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to update employees on topics ranging from warfighter support to culture survey results during a July 29 town hall at the Lotts Conference Center.

Aug. 5, 2016

Biofuel propels Rim of the Pacific exercise

Biofuel made from waste beef fat propelled ships and aircraft during the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise around the Hawaiian Islands June 30 through Aug. 4.

Aug. 5, 2016

C&T reconciles millions through new, audit ready resolution process

A new inventory resolution process is striking a balance between operational effectiveness and audit readiness, impacting millions of dollars for DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ operations.

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA associate entertains community with theatre productions

Linda Thomas is an acquisition specialist in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at DLA Land Maritime, but outside the office she has another passion that involves a bit of mystery.Thomas works during her off-time producing plays for various churches and community organizations in central Ohio.“I began writing vignettes, characteristics

Aug. 5, 2016

Susquehanna distribution center welcomes new commander

Army Col. Brad Eungard assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., in a ceremony on Aug. 5. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA, USTRANSCOM build joint plan to meet future challenges

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command exchanged ideas on how to expand an already strong partnership at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 3.

Aug. 4, 2016

DLA jacks, masters of all trades help DLA Aviation, tenants move

There are nearly 3,000 employees working on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and all of them rely on a small group of divisions known as Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond. The seven divisions of installation support provide more than 70 services that touch employees every day directly or indirectly.

Aug. 4, 2016

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Randy Morningstar, Sr.

Employee Spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond teams. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139

Aug. 4, 2016

C&E provides cots for Alaska exercise, maintains stock for humanitarian relief

Unshouldering a heavy pack and stretching onto a military cot can be a small but welcome comfort for warfighters after traveling by air for hours. Hundreds of soldiers had that modest amenity available to them as they arrived for the Arctic Anvil exercise in Alaska this summer, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Aug. 4, 2016

New awarded Legion of Merit for career accomplishments, culminating at Susquehanna distribution center

Army Col. Corey A. New, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Legion of Merit for his distinguished 25-year military career. New will retire in a ceremony tomorrow, Aug. 5, prior to the organization’s change of command ceremony, where New will relinquish command to Army Col. Brad Eungard.