DLA News Archive

Archive: 2020

Feb. 24, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Carisa Blanc

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes February as Black History Month. To honor the contributions of African-American employees, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

Feb. 23, 2020

Distribution LNO is a DLA Europe & Africa “Hero of the Quarter”

Marine Corps Lt. Col. Scott Wawrzyniak, liaison officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, is the regional Hero of the Quarter for second quarter fiscal year 2020

Feb. 21, 2020

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American History Program features Columbus City Schools official

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ workforce gathered in the Operations Center Auditorium to celebrate the installation’s African American History program Feb. 19, honoring African Americans past and present contributions to America’s success.

Feb. 21, 2020

University of Akron Engineering & Engineering Technology Career Fair: Spring 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in the Engineering and Engineering Technology Career Fair at the University of Akron on Feb. 11. This event connected 177 employers with more than 1,060 engineering students seeking internships and full-time employment.

Feb. 21, 2020

Wellness program helps build teams, improve workplace culture

A new program featuring monthly “Wellness Wednesdays” is in full swing at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Started in partnership with the Industrial Hardware Culture Improvement Team and IH employee Megan Ward, the program aims to improve workforce culture through monthly meetings focused on a variety of wellness tips and techniques shared by fellow employees.

Feb. 21, 2020

Vehicle maintainers keep 103rd AW moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — This isn’t your typical vehicle service garage. Inside the vehicle maintenance facility at Bradley Air National Guard Base, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen work diligently on government vehicles from various organizations, including security forces and aerospace ground equipment.

Feb. 21, 2020

Black History Month spotlight: Bryant Daniels

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.

Feb. 21, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Odessa Yumi Maxwell

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Odessa Yumi Maxwell, branch chief, Logistics Cataloging and Data Solutions Portfolio, DLA Information Operations.

Feb. 20, 2020

DLA Energy deputy commander visits Troop Support leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders welcomed DLA Energy Deputy Commander W. Eric Smith to educate him on the organization’s mission Feb. 19 in Philadelphia.

Feb. 20, 2020

Level I Mentoring Program Graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime will celebrate the graduation of 20 associates from its Level I Mentoring Program Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m. in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium. The mission of the program is to allow DLA Land and Maritime associates below the General Schedule and Wage Grade 9 levels to develop mentoring and protégé relationships with other associates, and build on their own personal and professional skills.