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Archive: August, 2020

Aug. 6, 2020

DLA directors use management theory to write strategic plans, find efficiency

Management theories have helped the agency save money, improve readiness and accelerate supply transactions.

Aug. 6, 2020

DLA Energy fuels Mars rocket launch

Carrying equipment destined for Mars, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket fueled by DLA Energy blasted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, July 30. The rocket carried the $2.7 billion NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover in to space on a 300-million-mile voyage.

Aug. 6, 2020

Millions of personal protective equipment arriving at DLA Distribution Susquehanna for FEMA’s COVID-19 response efforts

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is processing, storing and shipping personal protective equipment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency as it assists hospitals dealing with rising COVID-19 infections across the country.

Aug. 6, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers practice emergency response during DLA fuel spill prevention, response training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Fuel is the lifeblood of the mission, but spills directly threaten ground water and the environment at large. To better prepare for emergencies, members of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron and the U.S. Army’s 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion participated in a DLA Energy fuel spill exercise, July 21-22.

Aug. 5, 2020

Former Land and Maritime acquisition leader to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive Milton K. Lewis will be inducted into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 29. Lewis led Land and Maritime’s acquisition force from 2008 until his retirement in 2017. Lewis is one of nine former associates across the agency to be honored for his many contributions to the nation. Lewis joins the ranks of 126 people across DLA’s 26,000-strong workforce ever to be inducted – and only the 16th selected from Land and Maritime.

Aug. 5, 2020

Summer 2020 newsletter offers latest R&D news 

The summer 2020 edition of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published quarterly with articles and information for employees on research and development projects, updates, and upcoming events and activities.

Aug. 5, 2020

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, PPP&M Team wins Defense Department Packaging Achievement Award

The Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, received the 2019 Defense Department Packaging Achievement Award.

Aug. 5, 2020

Marine Corps Customer Facing Division deputy chief receives June Leadership Award at DLA Aviation

Roy Drake, deputy chief, Marine Corps Customer Facing Division, has been named the recipient of the June Leadership Award at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation.

Aug. 4, 2020

Same day service restores helicopters to mission capable status

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tobyhanna Army Depot website — A rapid response team from Tobyhanna Army Depot increased Soldier readiness by conducting critical repair work on rotary wing aircraft assigned to an Army unit at Fort Drum, New York.

Aug. 4, 2020

San Joaquin’s Green selected as the Global Distribution Excellence Administrative Support Performance of the Year awardee

Administrative Assistant David Green of the Consolidation and Containerization Point at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected for Global Distribution Excellence for Administrative Support Performance of the Year honors.