DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2020

Aug. 20, 2020

Excess boots may brighten holidays for homeless

Almost 200 pairs of boots began making their way to help the homeless July 28 when they were received at the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services site at Warner Robins, Georgia.

Aug. 19, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Thomas Pollock

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.

Aug. 19, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Deanna Blesch

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, we are highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 19, 2020

DLA General Counsel honors employee accomplishments

DLA General Counsel Matthew Pausch recognized accomplishments of DLA’s top attorneys, paraprofessionals and teams during a recent town hall.

Aug. 18, 2020

Pulse of the flight line: AGE provides, maintains equipment to get aircraft back to the warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Flight plays an essential part in keeping the sustainment mission moving to get aircraft back to the warfighter.

Aug. 18, 2020

Anniston’s Palmer recognized as the DLA Distribution Vehicle/Material Handling Equipment Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Palmer distinguished himself while overseeing the management of the receiving, storage and shipping operations at DDAA.

Aug. 17, 2020

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helps keep south Florida community prepared for hurricanes

While the East Coast cleans up from Hurricane Isaias, Florida first responders are already preparing for the next hurricane or other emergency that may arise, thanks in part to gear received from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

Aug. 17, 2020

'Leading Change' at Annual Leadership Review 2020

With the challenges of the novel coronavirus, the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force has had to adapt, overcome and be creative in the way it conducts business. One example is the virtual format of the Annual Leadership Review, Aug. 14-16, 2020.

Aug. 17, 2020

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies

When Hurricane Isaias was forecasted to bring heavy rain and damaging winds to the metro Richmond area Aug. 4, Defense Supply Center Richmond leadership made the decision to close center to everyone except those deemed essential in anticipation of the storm. How did you find out the center was closed?

Aug. 17, 2020

1st Theater Sustainment Command responds to crisis in Beirut

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — In the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion at the Port of Beirut on Aug. 4, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command immediately jumped into action to support relief efforts – and underscored the U.S. Central Command’s commitment to help a regional partner in need.