DLA News Archive

Archive: June, 2020

June 30, 2020

FedMall offers COVID-19 protective equipment to small businesses, state and local agencies to follow mid-July

As of June 22, FedMall's new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor allows small business contractors to choose from over 200 items through nine vendor catalogs.

June 30, 2020

Meade site adds warehouse capacity

A 40,000 square foot expansion is just part one of a three-pronged development plan for the geographically critical military property disposal site.

June 30, 2020

DLA Aviation employees support each other during COVID-19 pandemic

Executing the mission while taking care of each other and remaining resilient during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are top priorities for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees in Cherry Point, North Carolina, who are actively supporting the Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center East.

June 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Edwards receives the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award in the Always Accountable Category

Welder Sean Edwards assigned to the Automated Materiel Handling System Maintenance Division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award winner in the Always Accountable Category for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020.

June 29, 2020

DLA Troop Support holds first virtual event to mark LGBTQ Pride Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support welcomed the first lesbian to serve as mayor of a major American city for its first virtual observation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer Pride Month.

June 29, 2020

How to stay safe when using consumer fireworks

Summertime is when many of us engage in what some might consider the most joyous of activities: spending time with friends and family, eating, drinking and watching fireworks light up the sky. Despite professional firework displays being fun and exciting, many people feel the real fun takes place when this excitement is recreated in our own homes through the purchasing of store-bought fireworks made for personal use. Sadly enough, sometimes the results are disastrous.

June 29, 2020

Air Force Col. Patrick R. Launey is awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for service with DLA Distribution

In recognition of efforts done while serving with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution from June 2019, to June 2020, Air Force Col. Patrick R Launey has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

June 26, 2020

New DLA Energy Commander holds first video town hall

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas introduced himself and shared his leadership principles with employees in a video town hall recorded June 24.

June 26, 2020

DLA, USACE partnership ensured 24-hour response to road collapse

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ensured expedited material delivery to an emergency road collapse along the Tionesta Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 19.

June 25, 2020

Property, waste disposal effort grows in Poland

Major exercises in Eastern Europe mean regular engagements for DLA Disposition Services personnel supporting rotational forces in Poland.