DLA News Archive

Archive: July, 2019

July 16, 2019

Supporting Apollo 11

Fifty years ago, Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency – supported the first manned mission to land on the Moon receiving written appreciation from NASA's director and an Apollo 11 astronaut.

July 16, 2019

DLA, Army Win Future Trends Award

The Defense Logistics Agency, Army and Takteon, LLC received the 2019 “Future Trends” Team Award from the Government IT Executive Council and Advanced Technology Academic Research Center. This Emerging Technology award was presented to a federal government group who demonstrated leadership and management expertise in the field of innovation and

July 15, 2019

Rear Adm. Lindsey visits DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy

Navy Rear Adm. Yancy B. Lindsey, Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia/ Commander, Maritime Air Forces, Naples, visited Defense Logistics Agency Sigonella, Italy, on a recent tour of Naval Air Station Sigonella.  Navy Cdr. Vincent Erno, commander of DDSI showed Lindsey through the various warehouses and the full complement of

July 12, 2019

New Troop Support commander ‘delighted’ to be back in Philadelphia

With a dose of humor and a few nods to his hometown of Philadelphia, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence introduced himself to DLA Troop Support workforce during his first town hall meeting as commander, on July 10. During the event, he discussed his personal and professional backgrounds, outlined his leadership philosophy and spoke about his vision for Troop Support’s future.

July 12, 2019

International Students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

Seventeen international students with the International Officers Supply Course taught by the U.S. Navy in Newport, Rhode Island, participated in a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, July 10. Students from twelve different countries participated; Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Saudi Arabia,

July 11, 2019

Readiness and Relationships

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Arctic Engineers of the 673rd Civil Engineer Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, traveled to Gwangju Air Base, Korea in April to conduct a week-long base resiliency training event with local Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force engineers.

July 11, 2019

Sanford assumes command of DLA Aviation

Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford became the 33rd Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander during a change of command ceremony held in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 9.

July 11, 2019

BIG acknowledgement

Encompassing selflessness, civic duties, compassion and generosity to others, Polly Jones-Mason was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award.

July 11, 2019

House Oversight and Reform Committee Staffers visit DLA Distribution

Matthew Patane and Damon Marx with the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Reform Committee, along with Mark Cunningham and Cordell Francis, Defense Logistics Agency Legislative Affairs and Emily Vogeler, DLA J3, visited DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, July 1.DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm.

July 10, 2019

Subsistence employee ensures fresh produce for Comfort deployment

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence overcame the challenge of a lack of prime vendor support in the U.S. Southern Command region to support delivery of fresh produce to the USNS Comfort during a deployment from June thru November as it provides medical assistance in support of regional partners in the SOUTHCOM area.