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Archive: August, 2020

Aug. 28, 2020

Troop Support leaders focus on resiliency during a pandemic

DLA Troop Support senior leaders took a pause from the mission to focus on self-care and the care of their employees during a virtual resiliency training program held August 19 and 21.

Aug. 28, 2020

DLA Troop Support honors Women’s Equality Day with awards, guest speaker

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support marked Women’s Equality Day with an awards ceremony and guest speaker during a virtual event held 26 August in Philadelphia.

Aug. 28, 2020

A Phantom and Falcon move onto DSCR

On Aug. 26 and 27, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia became the home to two new aircraft displays, a F-4 Phantom II and a F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Aug. 28, 2020

Distribution Red River foam machines save time, more efficient

“It’s helped us out tremendously since we’ve started using it,” said Distribution Process Worker Supervisor Annie Fields.

Aug. 27, 2020

July New Employee Orientation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime People and Culture Office welcomed 14 new employees to Columbus, Ohio, and four from the detachments at the July New Employee orientation held July 26-27 using the Defense Collaboration System. Griff Warren, Chief of Operations, welcomed the group and answered questions from the audience.

Aug. 27, 2020

Call center agents, warehouse workers rush equipment orders for firefighters

Call center agents and warehouse workers at the Defense Logistics Agency are working 24/7 to connect firefighters with emergency supplies needed to put out wildfires sprawling across millions of acres in California, Arizona, Colorado, Montana and other states. 

Aug. 27, 2020

DLA Troop Support buys antigen test kits for nation’s nursing homes

DLA Troop Support has purchased over 3 million antigen tests for distribution to nursing homes across the country to support the nation’s COVID-19 response.

Aug. 27, 2020

DOD logistics agency to ship 1.5M N95 respirator masks to nursing homes with dwindling supplies

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is receiving, processing and shipping 1.5 million N95 respirator masks for the Department of Health and Human Services as it assists nationwide nursing homes facing mask shortages for healthcare staff.

Aug. 27, 2020

Navy Commander assumes command of DLA Energy Americas West

Navy Cmdr. Frank Kim assumed command of DLA Energy Americas West during a virtual assumption of command ceremony in San Pedro, California, Aug. 19. 

Aug. 27, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam, Marianas is awarded the Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year Award

Maintaining a warfighter first mentality and implementing initiatives that position the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution for success, DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, has been awarded the Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year Award, for small distribution centers.