DLA News Archive

Archive: 2021

Nov. 16, 2021

2021 – The year that was for Disposition Services contracting directorate

A review of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services contracting directorate's 2021 accomplishments including establishing a new Requirements Branch.

Nov. 16, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates the 246th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps

On the eve of Veterans Day, members of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime workforce paused to commemorate the U.S. Marine Corps’ 246th Birthday in a hybrid event at the Operations Center Nov. 10.

Nov. 15, 2021

DLA Distribution team wins DLA Director's Strategic Goals Award in two categories

The DLA Vaccine Operations Team won the Trusted Mission Partner, Warfighter Always award and the DLA Distribution Norfolk CEP-156 Medical Mission Team was recognized in the Warfighter Always, Support to the Nation award.

Nov. 15, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary: In their own words

John Webber, Jr., DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Nov. 15, 2021

National Native American Heritage Month event highlights theme: ‘Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit’

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated National Native American Heritage Month with a virtual observance on Nov. 10 at its Philadelphia headquarters. James Metcalfe II, the director of the Western New York National Cemetery and a citizen of the Seneca Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy, was the event’s keynote speaker. He addressed this year’s theme of, “Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit.”

Nov. 12, 2021

Veterans Day memorial shows “Gone but not forgotten” mantra

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employees and residents of Battle Creek, Michigan, gathered on Veterans Day to honor the lives of four US Navy personnel lost over 55 years ago in a plane crash.

Nov. 12, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA balances reform, provision after 9/11

This is the sixth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 12, 2021

RSO, Propulsion partnership yields results

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center website — A partnership between AFLCMC’s Propulsion Directorate and the Rapid Sustainment Office is realizing the promise of additive manufacturing by producing real engine parts for real jets.

Nov. 12, 2021

Commentary: Sacred water vital to Crow Tribe’s way of life

The Native American/Alaskan Native Employment Program continues its series celebrating Native American culture with an inside look into the spiritual role of water. The committee selected the Crow Tribe’s relationship with water as the focus of their third piece illuminating rituals, spiritual teachings and the connection to earth. Through the perspective of the Apsáalooke, also known as the Crow Tribe, water is both a critical resource in human survival and Native American spiritual traditions.

Nov. 11, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Veterans Day remarks

The theme for Veterans Day 2021, “Honoring All Who Served,” is centered on the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which was dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1921, with the burial of an unknown World War I service member. In the aftermath of WWII and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a day to honor American veterans of all wars.