DLA News Archive

Archive: 2020

Dec. 10, 2020

What the holidays mean to me: Francis “Post” Casto

During the month of December, DLA Aviation Public Affairs will be running a special series of stories titled "What the holidays mean to me." The purpose is to spotlight members of the DLA Aviation workforce during the holidays.

Dec. 9, 2020

Small business support remains strong in 2020

DLA Disposition Services met a variety of contract set-aside goals while increasing competition overall.

Dec. 9, 2020

DLA Aviation soars above the competition, named best of the best in Defense Department Supply Chain Excellence

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment named Defense Logistics Agency Aviation as the winner of the 2019 Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Excellence. The award honors organizations that made exceptional progress through innovative development or adoption of best supply chain practices. It also provides a showcase for innovative management and technology tools used to improve supply chain efficiency and effectiveness to enhance warfighter support.

Dec. 9, 2020

Partnerships, innovation enable medical material availability

Vendors rolling out new items they want to sell to the Defense Department need stock numbers assigned to those supplies so customers and government systems have a common reference. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical Supplier Support Team normally handles this for items like surgical and hospital equipment.

Dec. 9, 2020

JRF Keeping the Cheer in December Drill

The Joint Reserve Force hosted another virtual battle assembly for their December drill, December 4-6, 2020. They not only worked hard, but took time to celebrate this time of the year with a couple contests to spread holiday cheer.

Dec. 9, 2020

Peth departs DLA Distribution Bahrain and Dillon takes command

Ohio native Navy Cmdr. Jeretta “Jetta” Dillon took command of DLA Distribution Bahrain from outgoing commander Navy Cmdr. Joseph H. Peth in a change of command ceremony held Dec. 9.

Dec. 8, 2020

435th LOC keeps cargo moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the US Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces in Africa website — Service Airmen within the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing take their jobs seriously to sustain troops in austere locations in Africa where local food sources are scarce and the 435th Logistics Operations Cell ensure they get the job done.

Dec. 7, 2020

Risk management team working to automate agency data on risks, internal controls

A DLA Headquarters team established in July 2019 to integrate risk management and internal controls across the agency is working to automate management of data on the agency’s risks and associated controls.

Dec. 7, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Douglas Schilens

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Dec. 7, 2020

Energy liaison puts pieces together in the Agency’s Synchronization and Operations Center

Teresa Hass, a financial analyst in the Energy Finance Liaison Office, said working in the Agency Synchronization and Operations Center at DLA Headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, helped her see how all the pieces fit together in the DLA jigsaw puzzle.