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Feb. 26, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Joyce Brown

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Joyce Brown acquisition support division branch chief at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Huntsville. Ala.

Feb. 25, 2020

Real-life ‘Rosie the Riveter’ talks to Troop Support Military personnel

A real-life “Rosie the Riveter” spoke with members of the military during a Leadership and Professional Development session hosted by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain Feb. 20 in Philadelphia.Mae Krier, a 94 year-old “Rosie” who worked on B-17 Flying Fortress and B-29 Superfortress bombers during

Feb. 25, 2020

Mentoring Program receives CPI awareness training

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Process Management Branch Chief Michael Lanning and Contractor Ganesh Siva teamed up to conduct a Continuous Process Improvement Awareness session in the Buckeye Room Dec. 3 for the Level I Mentoring Program.

Feb. 25, 2020

DLA director highlights historical contributions of black Americans 

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month Feb. 18 with songs, speeches and special guests who served during three decades of U.S. military action from World War II to Vietnam.

Feb. 25, 2020

Army medical maintenance teams provide 'invaluable' support to National Guard

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — With the overall goal of ensuring readiness for National Guard units across 23 states and territories, teams from Tobyhanna Army Depot in northeast Pennsylvania spend roughly 17 weeks a year on the road to handle medical maintenance tasks. In total, they aim to service some 6,000 to 8,000 pieces of equipment twice annually.

Feb. 25, 2020

Eastern Distribution Center Commander visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Army Col. James M. Callis II, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Commander, visited DLA Distribution’s western strategic distribution platform Feb. 12.

Feb. 25, 2020

DLA Energy deputy commander reorients with Distribution colleagues

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team met with DLA Energy deputy commander, Eric Smith, senior executive service, Feb. 20 to provide an overview of operations at DLA Distribution.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rapid deployment team participates in Turbo Distribution 20-1

Members of DLA's Rapid Deployment Blue Team applied their skills and expertise when they participated in TRANSCOM's Turbo Distribution 20-1 exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Feb. 7-16.

Feb. 24, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers, DLA provide JTF-PO capabilities at Exercise Turbo Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing formed a Joint Task Force-Port Opening unit alongside Army and civilian partner agencies during Exercise Turbo Distribution 20-1 at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 7-15.

Feb. 24, 2020

Black History Month spotlight: Bryon L. Garner

February is Black History Month and this year’s Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future.” Throughout the month, we will spotlight Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who are honoring their history and making a difference through their accomplishments both in their workplace and community.