DLA News Archive

Archive: January, 2019

Jan. 26, 2019

POL fuels ADAB, maintains the mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — The 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, also known as Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight, or POL, provides, stores, tests and distributes fuel – the bread and butter of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Jan. 25, 2019

Behind the scenes but not forgotten: DLA Land and Maritime associate recognized

DLA Land and Maritime associate recognized for his hard work and coordination that happen behind the scenes to make events go off seamlessly.

Jan. 25, 2019

Making a positive impact

You can still “Show Some Love” and make a positive impact by donating to help those in need. The Office of Personnel Management has extended the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign until Feb. 15.

Jan. 25, 2019

Recycling and disposing HAZMAT for readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Camp Pendleton website — Imagine that a lithium ion battery is thrown away in the trash and taken to a landfill. It just happens to be summer time, and it is record hitting heat. The lithium ion battery that was improperly disposed of overheats and activates a chemical reaction within the battery that ignites it.

Jan. 25, 2019

Fuels lab keeps AUAB combat ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels lab work around the clock to help aircraft deliver decisive air power in the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.

Jan. 25, 2019

Troop Support Campaign of Learning fosters future sustainment

Change management is something the senior leaders within the Defense Logistics Agency and its Major Subordinate Commands are used to dealing with – such as finding efficiencies through strategic goals that include stronger partnerships, improved processes and harnessing new technologies to sustain warfighters. But what if an entire workforce

Jan. 24, 2019

Troop Support senior leaders discuss medical support as treatment facilities transition to DHA

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Defense Health Agency’s Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee Payne, Combat Support Agency assistant director, to discuss current support operations and plans as DHA assumes management and administration of military treatment facilities.

Jan. 24, 2019

Subsistence dietician gets first scholarly journal article published

Pennsylvania National Guard soldier and current registered dietician in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain recently become a published author.

Jan. 24, 2019

Successes, challenges theme of annual joint reserve force summit

Military reservists and DLA Land and Maritime leaders joined together Jan. 4 during the Joint Forces Operational Summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Jan. 24, 2019

Army officer honored during retirement ceremony

Family and friends gathered to honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Joseph Scarpill during a Jan. 18 retirement ceremony at DSCC. Scarpill served 27 years in the military, finishing his final three years as the deputy division chief for the Land Readiness Division, Customer Operations Directorate, at the DLA Land and Maritime.