DLA News Archive

Archive: April, 2017

April 28, 2017

Tornados - seek shelter versus shelter-in-place

Employees were recently urged to "seek shelter" March 21 during a tornado response exercise conducted on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. What does seek shelter mean?

April 28, 2017

DLA Distribution celebrates Month of the Military Child

Almost 1.9 million children in the United States have a military parent, and April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, highlighting the important role military children play in the armed forces community. The Month of the Military Child is an opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their heroism, character, courage, sacrifices and continued resilience.

April 27, 2017

Denim Day at DSCC

DSCC workforce is Going the Distance on Denim Day to raise awareness against Sexual Assault. DLA is helping to spread the word across the DLA enterprise about the SAPR program and resources, but most important, participation in this month's events such as Denim Day and Teal Tuesdays show support for survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

April 27, 2017

Corpus deputy retires after 35 years of service

Bob Rosarius, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, deputy commander, has retired following 35 years of service to his country.

April 27, 2017

Power Production powered by professionals

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces Africa website — From conveniences such as hot showers and air conditioning to mission essential needs like internet and communication capabilities, generators power the electronics for the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron at Nigerien Air Base 101, Niger.

April 27, 2017

Automated phone line helps employees; customers reach DLA offices at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, has updated the DLA information phone line for Defense Supply Center Richmond. The automated number, 804-279-3861, can be used by employees, customers and the public to assist and connect them to various DLA Installation Support offices, as well as other DLA organizations and offices on post.

April 26, 2017

DLA employee celebrates Earth Day teaching elementary students about recycling

One DLA Distribution employee went above and beyond to celebrate Earth Day April 21, volunteering her time to teach local second-graders the importance of taking care of the environment.

April 25, 2017

MWR Summer Hours (effective May 1 – Oct 1, 2017)

As a result of staff shortages due to the federal hiring freeze, the following MWR programs will have adjusted hours of operation starting May 1, 2017 and extending tentatively through Oct 1, 2017. Our programs will return to normal business hours when staffing levels allow.

April 25, 2017

Sasebo detachment employees assist local community in cleanup efforts

Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Sasebo detachment assisted the Tawaraga-Uro Cho community in cleanup and maintenance efforts in the area.

April 25, 2017

Land and Maritime engineer honored for fiber optics work

The Department of Defense is engaged in a continual effort to improve operational efficiencies of the weapons systems used by the nation’s military services. Many of the systems have incorporated fiber optics in place of older cable wiring technology to improve performance and reduce overall weight.Integrating that fiber optic technology into the