DLA News Archive

Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 28, 2017

Stock positioning, retail support discussed during DLA J3 executive director’s visit to Distribution

George Atwood, Senior Executive Service, Defense Logistics Agency J3 executive director, visited DLA Distribution headquarters on Feb. 24 to discuss several important topics to the agency, and to see distribution in action at the Susquehanna facility.

Feb. 27, 2017

Troop Support commander discusses leadership with Rutgers cadets

The commander of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support emphasized the importance of military fundamentals to ROTC cadets at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Feb. 23. Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton advised the cadets that to be successful, officers must ensure their units are highly fit, highly trained and highly disciplined.

Feb. 27, 2017

Iowa air refueling wing supports NATO

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — This month, members of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing based in Sioux City, Iowa, are refueling NATO Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft while assigned to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany.

Feb. 27, 2017

Supervisor receives DoD award for support given to citizen soldier

Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations supervisor Audrey Jones received the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Patriotic Employer Award Feb. 21 during a ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 27, 2017

Carter G. Woodson Awards luncheon honors Black History Month

The Defense Federal Community celebrated African American Heritage/Black History Month with an awards luncheon and panel discussion Feb. 22 at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Feb. 27, 2017

Distribution headquarters hosts Aviation commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day, commander of DLA Aviation visited DLA Distribution Feb. 22 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DoD’s largest warehouse, the Eastern Distribution Center at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Feb. 24, 2017

Land and Maritime Town Hall promotes audit readiness, performance review updates

In her first Town Hall as commander of DLA Land and Maritime, Navy Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic outlined her priorities while reaffirming the agency’s current strategic plan.

Feb. 24, 2017

PEARL microgrid project demonstrates new possibilities in military energy resiliency

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website — The Air Force Research Laboratory is leading the way for resilient, cleaner, and cost-competitive energy solutions for military installations.

Feb. 24, 2017

Progression over Regression: A short historic look into civil rights progress

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, not only embraces its history, but also strives to learn from it. Black History Month is a crucial period of reflection for employees as they continue to work towards a more inclusive future.

Feb. 24, 2017

Asset management: keeping mission accountable

Managers for Air Force information technology assets rely on DLA Disposition Services for support when hardware meets the end of its life cycle.