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Aug. 10, 2020

New DLA director outlines priorities in video message to employees

Continuing world-class warfighter support and taking care of employees are among four priorities new Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic outlines in a video to employees.

Aug. 10, 2020

DLA’s occupational health manager helps employees navigate the pandemic

DLA's occupational health program manager helps agency leaders and employees adjust to workplace changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 10, 2020

Vehicles offer final service as rescue trainers

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Kandahar, Afghanistan, combined their roles of supporting the warfighter and ensuring the proper disposal of excess equipment to host recent field training for a local Air Force unit.

Aug. 10, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk hosts Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command/Chief of Supply Corps

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, hosted Navy Rear Adm. Peter Stamatopoulos, commander, Naval Supply Systems Command/Chief of Supply Corps, during a visit to the organization July 28.

Aug. 10, 2020

Hurricane preparedness at DLA Aviation extends beyond gates

Hurricane season is an annual affair, but emergency management personnel take a fresh look each year at their ability to prepare for and weather any storms that may roll over the installation, including recuperation from tropical storm Isaias.

Aug. 7, 2020

Defense Supply Center Richmond gets a facelift

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is currently undergoing renovations to the installation in the form of upgrades and/or additions.

Aug. 7, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Chrissy Schall

Editor’s note: 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, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 7, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Shelley Howe

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Shelley Howe works in DLA Aviation Ogden as a distribution facilities specialist. She is from South Weber, Utah and her hobbies include pickleball, golf, fishing and camping.

Aug. 7, 2020

Land and Maritime Chief of Staff, Air Force officer, Gahanna native promoted to Colonel

It has been more than 25 years since Air Force Lt. Col. Samuel F. Payne Jr. graduated from Gahanna’s Lincoln High School, left for the U.S. Air Force Academy and began his incredible Air Force career.

Aug. 7, 2020

San Joaquin’s Kotta recognized as the DLA Distribution 2019 High Performing Leader of the Year

Distribution Process Worker Supervisor Nicholas Kotta of the Bin Distribution Division’s Mechanized Packing Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution High Performing Leader of the Year.