DLA News Archive

Archive: July, 2019

July 30, 2019

Uniform issue on schedule

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — As the deadline for Airmen to don the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform approaches, the 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron is working to get uniforms to its Reserve Citizen Airmen. The Air Force’s May 2018 decision to transition into a single combat uniform eliminates the need to maintain two separate uniforms – one for in-garrison and one for deployments.

July 29, 2019

Faith services offered at DSCC

Chaplain Liaisons provide encouragement to employees in support of the spiritual pillar of the DLA Land and Maritime Resiliency Program under the People and Culture Directorate. Bible Class and Prayer Warriors groups formed at DSCC in the late 1990’s by a small group of employees and a volunteer Chaplain Liaison of the Christian faith.

July 29, 2019

Exercise planner honored for support to Pacific Sentry

Army Capt. Ryan Campbell, a joint logistics plans officer for Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific, was recognized for his support during Pacific Sentry in a July ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

July 29, 2019

PaCER Proteges save the government time and money

In the midst of the current DLA cash crunch, two DLA Land and Maritime associates have indirectly developed a few ways to save the agency some money. DLA Demand Supply Chain Analyst Christopher Rodriguez and DLA Maritime Customer Relations Customer Account Specialist Jeffrey Day have collaborated on quite a few projects in their two-year tenure in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program (PACE) at DLA Land and Maritime Columbus, Ohio.

July 29, 2019

What are people saying about the DLA Land and Maritime Academy?

More than 700 DLA employees have attended the Land and Maritime Academy since its inaugural debut in February 2018. In addition, many employees have provided their feedback when asked about the event.

July 29, 2019

Distribution Commanding Officer Discusses Current Landscape at Team Rally

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones hosted a DLA Distribution team rally July 23. The team rally began with Jones recognizing new Distribution teammates followed by an awards ceremony for teammates who put forth extraordinary efforts.

July 29, 2019

The Heat Is On: How to keep your cool when the summer temps rise

When the temperature rises, someone inevitably falls victim to a heat-related illness. But there are ways to prevent and treat illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

July 28, 2019

Junior Enlisted Logisticians Expand Knowledge at Workshop

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 21st Theater Sustainment Command website — For the first time, junior enlisted logisticians from across Europe came together April 22 for a one-week transportation knowledge management workshop at Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern.

July 26, 2019

DLA Director visits Energy Americas

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams toured the DLA Energy Americas region in Houston, Texas, July 10-11, where he was immersed in the region’s mission roles and responsibilities.

July 26, 2019

Hardware employee innovates quality reporting process to improve efficiency

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware employee Andrew Nemeth and his team used improved communications to innovate and streamline product deficiency reporting to increase efficiency and improve process actions for the government and its IH customers.