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Archive: January, 2021

Jan. 26, 2021

Troop Support employees celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy during virtual observance event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a virtual observance event Jan. 14.

Jan. 26, 2021

Leader Professional Development meeting enforces importance of reading

The importance of reading was the main focus of the latest Leader Professional Development meeting held virtually by the Subsistence supply chain on Jan. 14. Army Lt. Col. Joe Byerly, a strategic planner for the Joint Special Operations command, was the featured speaker.

Jan. 26, 2021

New procurement technical assistance center to help Mariana Island businesses grow

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has a new Procurement Technical Assistance Center to help businesses compete for and perform contracts with the Defense Department.

Jan. 26, 2021

Anchorage property disposal site featured in recent local television segment

Television station KTUU’s “Inside the Gates” regularly focuses its camera on happenings at Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. On Jan. 21, its focus fell on DLA Disposition Services.

Jan. 26, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Deborah Wyllie

Every month DLA Information Operations will highlight an employee. This month, the spotlight is on Deborah Wyllie from the Strategic Vendor Management office.

Jan. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution employees pack, ship pandemic supplies to worldwide customers

An 18-member team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna works through breaks, arrives early and stays late to ensure personal protective equipment for COVID-19 is shipped to military and federal customers.

Jan. 25, 2021

DOD Uses 3D-Printing to Create N95 Respirators

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department has played an integral role in the ramped-up effort to produce N95 respirators for health care and frontline workers across the nation.

Jan. 25, 2021

Darrin Clark honored for transformative leadership with November Aviation Leadership Award

One of the four dimensions of transformative leadership recognized with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award is inspirational motivation. Materiel Management Branch Chief Darrin Clark of DLA Aviation at San Diego is a man who embodies this trait through and through.

Jan. 24, 2021

Longstanding partnership reduces part wait time, cost

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command website — A U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command partnership with an arm of the Defense Logistics Agency will significantly reduce delivery time on necessary parts while simultaneously saving millions of dollars.

Jan. 24, 2021

Former military officer now molds future civilian leaders

Among the challenges of the pandemic is offering personnel development program for new trainees that goes beyond classrooms for on-the-job assignments, cross-training and rotational opportunities, but such is the job of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ new Pathways to Career Excellence Program Manager Steve Wilson.