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Jan. 30, 2020

Reasonable accommodations help agency workers thrive

Agencywide use of reasonable accommodations is one reason DLA continually leads the way as an employer of choice regarding equal employment opportunities. Not everyone who has a disability requires an RA and some who do require one have invisible disabilities.

Jan. 30, 2020

South-East leaders share ideas

Senior leaders from DLA Disposition Services travelled from Battle Creek, Michigan, to Jacksonville, Florida, last month to join employees from the South-East region for their tenth annual Leadership Training Seminar.

Jan. 29, 2020

573rd CMXS keeps aircraft parts in supply at Robins, worldwide to keep mission in air

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Mechanics, machinists, plastic workers and more make up the more than 200-member team responsible for supporting weapon systems and manufacturing of parts on the F-15, C-5, C-17 and C-130 aircraft.

Jan. 29, 2020

DLA Distribution Flag Raising for 1st Sgt. Larry Marcantel

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania flew a flag over Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna, formerly the New Cumberland Army Depot, in memory of Army 1st Sgt. Larry Marcantel, who recently passed away.

Jan. 29, 2020

MLK legacy celebrated at National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral welcomed the family and supporters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19 to commemorate his legacy and remind the nation of the struggles that continue as individuals and communities fight for equality under the law.

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime awards interconnection equipment contracts worth $808 million

Seven companies received five-year contracts totaling $808.1 million overall to provide interconnection equipment to the Department of Defense in a landmark move by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime to improve warfighter readiness and help maintain a robust industrial base.

Jan. 28, 2020

Centered leadership

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan Day presented his thoughts on leadership at a DLA Energy Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 21.

Jan. 28, 2020

Distribution San Diego’s Walker promoted to Lieutenant

Navy Lt. j.g. Marc Walker, a military liaison officer, was promoted during a ceremony held Dec. 30.

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA puts F-35 parts close to source of repair at military industrial facilities

Time-tested warehousing processes and customer relationships are enabling the Defense Logistics Agency to improve readiness and sustainment of the F-35 joint strike fighter. 

Jan. 27, 2020

DLA Aviation builds strong partnerships through customer engagement

Customer Relationship Management Cell team members traveled North Jan. 14 in support of the soldiers assigned to the 12th Aviation Battalion “Wings of Freedom” at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Customer engagement visits, part of ongoing interactions between DLA and its customers, ensure close collaboration between the DLA Aviation workforce and its customers in an attempt to synchronize unit readiness and lethality.