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April 10, 2020

Scholarships available for students of Defense Logistics Agency employees

The DLA Foundation is offering scholarships to students who have a close family connection to a current or past civilian or military Defense Logistics Agency employee.

April 10, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Blog: Routines, self-care become more important than ever

In this week’s blog from DLA Land and Maritime’s Employee Assistance Program Manager Drew Henderson, he tackles the importance of keeping routines and finding time for self-care in this age of social distancing.

April 10, 2020

Aviation signs contract to certify engine part built through additive manufacturing process for airworthiness

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the Air Force and General Electric signed a contract March 17 to construct and evaluate an engine part for airworthiness produced using additive manufacturing processes. It is a first for DLA and the Air Force.

April 10, 2020

Despite COVID-19 delays, DLA delivers Seder kits to soldiers in Germany for Passover

An emergency order of Seder kits was held up, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on its way to help Jewish soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany, celebrate the Passover holiday. DLA reps maintained constant contact with the Army unit's chaplain throughout the delivery.

April 9, 2020

DLA Disposition Services keeps century of healing spirit moving forward

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center has a long history of service and with the outbreak of COVID-19, the echoes of that history are now coming to light.

April 9, 2020

DLA works to protect mission essential staff at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna

Many Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees designated as mission essential in their role of resupplying the military and other government agencies continue to report to work at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna and Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg, and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution leaders are taking measures to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the workspace.

April 7, 2020

Logistics data experts help fight against COVID-19

It takes a lot of supplies and many types of equipment to fight a pandemic. Recently, logistics data experts at the Defense Logistics Agency’s Logistics Information Services used their skills to help customers find materials they need to battle the COVID-19 virus.

April 7, 2020

New Troop Support sexual assault response coordinator encourages virtual awareness, prevention observance

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Gina Ingrao encourages the workforce to observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month virtually, and to still reach out for help or assistance during these times.

April 7, 2020

Employee created boards help visualize warfighter support goals

A few months ago, Daniele Kurze, director, Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, came up with a creative way of sustaining, as well as improving on the directorate’s already outstanding support to the nation’s warfighters.

April 7, 2020

San Joaquin employees rising to the occasion despite global pandemic

The men and women of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, are a resilient workforce and understand the importance of providing world-class support to the warfighters and first responders during this coronavirus pandemic. The team is working in unison with U.S. Northern Command, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency who is leading the federal government response to COVID-19 efforts in the continental United States.