DLA News Archive

Archive: 2021

Oct. 27, 2021

Leadership summit continues in HDIFC with successes and challenges on the agenda

Day two of the annual Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Strategic Leadership Summit took place in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center where leaders covered topics including regional successes and challenges, budget execution and facility status updates.

Oct. 27, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime Commander visits command detachments

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry moved strategically to reestablish in-person ties with Land and Maritime detachments at the DLA Maritime Norfolk and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard through on-site visits as travel restrictions eased across the Department of Defense. Fabry completed the two-day swing at the end of September before returning to Columbus, Ohio.

Oct. 26, 2021

DLA, Navy Surgeon General discuss COVID-19, medical logistics

COVID-19 and medical logistics were key topics of discussion between the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support leaders and Navy Surgeon General Read Adm. Bruce Gillingham during a visit Oct. 20 in Philadelphia. Both sides of the table provided feedback on current and future challenges, as well as how to best partner to overcome them.

Oct. 26, 2021

DOD logistics agency touches American lives 

From crackers and sanitation kits for America’s fallout shelters during the Cold War to COVID-19 supplies so direly needed in every state and town, DLA has the power to provide essentials in the nation’s time of need. 

Oct. 26, 2021

Leadership summit kicks off in Battle Creek

Annual get-together puts disposal leaders from around the world on the same page to navigate a new fiscal year.

Oct. 25, 2021

Fourth quarter employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s fourth quarter, fiscal year 2021 military, civilian and strategic goals employees of the quarter.

Oct. 22, 2021

MWR Battle Creek hosts first family day since the pandemic

MWR Battle Creek hosted its first family day event since the pandemic.

Oct. 22, 2021

Land and Maritime’s second annual leader-led ethics training an interactive affair

Ethics training is often thought of as a dry and boring requirement, but the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Legal Office livened it up a bit with an interactive hybrid event on Oct. 7 featuring a panel of Land and Maritime leaders from across the enterprise recounting ethical challenges they have faced in their careers.

Oct. 22, 2021

DSCC firemen make cameo in latest fitness center video

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center’s staff have worked tirelessly to stay engaged with customers and develop meaningful content during the COVID-19 pandemic. WOW! Workout Wednesdays launched last month and features short, weekly workout videos that can be combined or repeated to create personalized workouts for any fitness level.

Oct. 22, 2021

DLA contracting strategies offer tailored, flexible solutions

DLA Captains of Industry/Supplier Capabilities Contracts are umbrella contracts that incorporate multiple funding lines and contract types. It was a natural choice for the Army’s request that DLA help streamline support for Chinook helicopter blades.