DLA News Archive

Archive: 2021

Dec. 21, 2021

Highly recognized leader and subject matter expert awarded DLA Aviation September Leadership Award

Christy Crumpler, branch chief in the Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division in the Engineering Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for September.

Dec. 20, 2021

Unique turn-in items of 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services receives and processes the Defense Department’s surplus property, saving billions of taxpayer dollars since its inception in 1972. Throughout the years, unique items have found their way to DLA Disposition Services processing centers and 2021 did not disappoint.

Dec. 18, 2021

DLA Disposition Services Central experiences a year of drastic change in 2021

A look back at some of the events that took place throughout the Central Region last year including major facility upgrades, new site construction and perhaps most notably the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.

Dec. 17, 2021

ABC 6 News ‘She Serves’ features DLA Land and Maritime commander, readiness officer

A news special focusing on women in the military on ABC 6 News features two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime leaders.

Dec. 17, 2021

301 FW fabrication flight manufactures the mission to keep F-16s combat ready

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 301st Fighter Wing website — Much like a car, military aircraft require regular maintenance, including replacing worn out or damaged parts. Airmen from the 24th Fighter Squadron Aircraft Structural Maintenance team monitor aircraft and fabricate the necessary parts themselves.

Dec. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation instrumental in returning the Air Force B-1B to its bomber fleet

Over the past several years, there have been documented incidents of the Air Force’s B-1B bombers experiencing in-flight engine issues. The problems occurred when an unsafe part in the augmenter fuel filter housing on its F101 engines failed.

Dec. 17, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin Police Department named Outstanding Police Activity of the Year

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin Police Department was named the DLA Outstanding Police Activity of the Year. This is a back-to-back win for the department.

Dec. 16, 2021

Excess military truck from DLA Disposition Services given new role at Raisin Volunteer Fire Department

Raisin Volunteer Fire Department converted an excess military truck from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services into a firefighting machine.

Dec. 16, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates more than five centuries of experience as 14 civilian employees retire

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the careers of 14 retiring civilian employees during a retirement ceremony Dec. 15.

Dec. 16, 2021

Army Medical Logistics Command supports Operation Allies Welcome

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — Soldiers and Army civilians from Army Medical Logistics Command recently completed missions to support Operation Allies Welcome, ordering and distributing medical equipment and supplies.