DLA News Archive

Archive: February, 2020

Feb. 18, 2020

New Joint Reserve Force director visits with troops in Richmond

Navy Rear Adm. Grafton Chase, director, Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force, met with DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford and members of the JRF in Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 8. The visit took place on a drill weekend inside the DLA Aviation Operations center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 18, 2020

Building petroleum leaders

More than 180 representatives from the military petroleum community engaged in fuel logistics discussions during the 19th annual Joint Petroleum Seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 3-7.

Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Curtis

EEO Deputy Director Angela Curtis has 35 years of service at DLA and values the opportunity to honor those whose sacrifices made black history American history.

Feb. 17, 2020

Refueling the Deployed Mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — After nearly five hours of flying above Afghanistan, the call finally came. “Alright guys, the first receivers are about 10 mikes out. Let’s get ready to do this,” announced the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot to his team.

Feb. 16, 2020

U.S. Army War College class gains insights into DLA Distribution logistics effort

Students from the U.S. Army War College recently took a tour of the DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania to better understand the logistics support going on in support of the warfighter.

Feb. 16, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Chris "Buck" Buchanan

Get to know Chris "Buck" Buchanan, DLA Disposition Services West Region director in San Diego, California.

Feb. 14, 2020

Military Sealift Command, Seabees support Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant is currently conducting cargo offloads in one of the most remote and challenging environments on the planet; McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to resupply the remote scientific outpost.

Feb. 14, 2020

Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus has named the 2020 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees. The annual award recognizes two individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community – one each from the Central Ohio community and the Defense Federal community. Past recipients include former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and Charles Tennant, the founder of Columbus’ Africentric School.

Feb. 14, 2020

Disposition leaders present annual plan to director

DLA Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited Battle Creek Feb. 11 to evaluate his agency’s disposal mission goals for the coming year.

Feb. 14, 2020

CCS deputy superintendent to speak at DSCC Black History Month observance

John Stanford, Ph.D., deputy superintendent of Columbus City Schools, will be the keynote speaker for the Defense Federal Community’s Black History Month observance Feb. 19 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Established in 1845, Columbus City Schools is Ohio’s largest school district and serves more than 51,000 students.