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Feb. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution hears from distinguished speaker and author during Black History Month event

Dr. Claiborne Douglass Haughton Jr. was the guest speaker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters Feb. 26. He gave a speech not only entailing his own struggles and ultimate triumphs, through years of racial oppression and bigotry, but also the numerous examples from American history.

Feb. 27, 2020

Mentoring takes center stage at program's graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson got up close and personal with graduating mentees and their mentors at the 2019/2020 Level I Mentoring Program graduation Feb. 26 in the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium.

Feb. 27, 2020

International roadshow educates Philadelphia employees about regional counterparts

DLA Troop Support regional commanders hosted a roadshow forum Feb. 25 to educate their Philadelphia counterparts on their respective missions, unique roles and opportunities that exist within DLA Troop Support Indo-Pacific and Europe and Africa regions.

Feb. 27, 2020

Utility Services expands support to U.S. Navy

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is expanding its utilities partnership with the U.S. Navy, increasing energy reliability, security and resilience.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA director visits the U.S. Indo-Pacific theatre

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited the U.S. Indo-Pacific theatre early this month. In Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 4, he observed DLA Energy’s fuel distribution capabilities.

Feb. 27, 2020

Troop Support reviews previous year, talks future with DLA Director

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams Feb. 26 in Philadelphia to review progress, receive feedback and ensure operational plans were on track and synchronized with Agency efforts.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in the Transportation Management System prototype

According to TRANSCOM, the DoD is conducting a 24-month assessment of a TMS to determine if it is suitable for use by the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise.

Feb. 27, 2020

Aviation AMCOM 101 focuses on warfighter support efforts

Redstone Arsenal’s Sparkman Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was the site of this year’s semi-annual U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 conference, an event illustrating how AMCOM supports Army leadership spanning the aviation enterprise from around the globe.

Feb. 26, 2020

Hatch Act restricts federal employees’ political activity on social media 

The use of social media makes it easy for federal employees to violate the Hatch act, but these rules answer common questions and clear misconceptions.

Feb. 26, 2020

Distribution’s Johnson promoted to Army Lt. Col.

Johnson, joint logistics planner, DLA Distribution Future Plans, was recently promoted during a ceremony held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Feb. 7.