April 7, 2020
School district uses excess Guard trucks to deliver meals
Battle Creek, Mich. —
Pennsylvania’s West Mifflin Area School District is dishing out 800 meals daily with trucks acquired for free through DLA.
8th LRS fuels the mission
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea —
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — The 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight’s mission is to verify the quality of all fuel that comes in and out of the base to ensure the Wolf Pack is always mission ready.
April 6, 2020
Virtual DPMAP/Social Contract Information Sessions
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
Defense Logistics Agency People and Culture Directorate quickly stepped up to the plate and adjusted a face-to-face meeting to a virtual platform due to the Social Distancing order. On March 18, virtual training sessions on the Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program and Social Contract information for new employees and supervisors were presented.
Women’s World War II achievements remembered ahead of anniversary
COLUMBUS, Ohio —
The Department of Defense pays tribute each year to the women who pushed gender-defined barriers. They fought for what they believed in and in doing so paved the way for the women who came after them, changed he course of history and redefined the United States military.
DLA taking the pulse of industry during COVID-19
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
DLA is reaching out to take the pulse of industry and offering support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.
DSCR East Gate temporarily closes effective April 8
RICHMOND, Va. —
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and decreased traffic on the installation, the East Gate, accessible from Jefferson Davis Highway on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will close effective April 8 until further notice.
Op-Ed: My new normal
A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Audit Readiness business process analyst writes about her experience with her “new normal” of teleworking from home, and presents recommendations to the workforce for ways they can improve morale and maintain team cohesion during the COVID-19 mandated telework.
52nd MDG maintains equipment despite COVID-19
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany —
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Spangdahlem Air Base website — The 52nd Medical Group is supporting the base by continually providing critical services while combating the spread of COVID-19. The 52nd MDG provides medical and dental services to keep Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing ready to ‘fight tonight’, but also maintains medical tools essential to combat Coronavirus.
April 5, 2020
DLA Distribution’s Current Operations team ships Passover/Easter ceremonial items to overseas troops
For more than 20 years DLA has been involved with the yearly distribution of ashes, wine and palm leaves to as many as 50 foreign locations. Whether attending Easter mass in a tent in Afghanistan or Passover service on a ship in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Bennage says chances are DLA was in some way involved in the process.
April 3, 2020
DLA Troop Support provides Passover, Easter food, religious items and needed comfort to servicemen, women overseas
With the upcoming Easter and Passover holidays, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing special meals and religious items to give some much needed comfort to servicemen and women deployed overseas, during these unprecedented times. Nearly 90,000 pounds of food and 159 religious item orders were sent to locations including Europe and the Middle East for holiday ceremonies and celebrations.