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Archive: July, 2020

July 24, 2020

When in Doubt, DS it Out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the McConnell Air Force Base website — As outdated office furniture and equipment reaches the end of its life cycle, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron flight services center uses the disposition services to maximize supplies that can be repurposed.

July 23, 2020

World War II-era warehouse at Richmond depot to get major overhaul

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up on a project to restore a Defense Supply Center Richmond warehouse built in 1942.

July 23, 2020

Name, rank, service and badges will be more identifiable on OCP

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — OCP rank insignia, badges, name, and service tapes will now feature a lighter, three-color background pattern, versus the current seven-color pattern, to increase readability and ease rank recognition.

July 23, 2020

Coming full circle, Navy Captain retires where it all began

Navy Captain Jeffrey A. Schmidt celebrated 35 years of military service during a retirement ceremony at the Mission Park Pavilion July 15 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

July 23, 2020

Army Greens slated to reach all installations by mid-2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Recruiters, drill sergeants, and initial entry trainees will be among the first to receive the new Army Green Service Uniform, as program officials look to distribute it to all installations by the middle of next fiscal year.

July 23, 2020

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at virtual quarterly public meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 13. Due to COVID-19, this is the first time the RAB has met since Oct. 21. 

July 22, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Ryan McGuire

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

July 22, 2020

DLA Distribution’s French retires after 42 years of service

Ramona French began her DLA career in 1989 at the Defense Depot Memphis, Tennessee, where she worked as a Systems Administrator for six years.

July 21, 2020

Former DLA Land and Maritime commander named new DLA director

The U.S. Senate confirmed July 20 Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and director of the Defense Logistics Agency.

July 21, 2020

DLA helps small businesses support military, nation during pandemic

From gowns, gloves and pharmaceuticals for the USS Comfort and Mercy to decontamination systems for medical workers’ N95 masks, America’s small businesses are helping meet the nation’s demand for COVID-19 supplies.