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Archive: October, 2021

Oct. 29, 2021

Strategic leadership summit continues in Battle Creek, Michigan

The DLA Disposition Services Strategic Leadership Summit in Battle Creek, Michigan continued on day four with contracting serving as the primary topic of the day.

Oct. 29, 2021

Employee recognition, COVID-19 updates key topics at Troop Support commander’s town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees tuned into a commander’s town hall event virtually and in-person Oct. 26 in Philadelphia. Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley provided business and personnel updates to the workforce in addition to presenting individual and team awards.

Oct. 29, 2021

Grounded in Tradition…Resilient in Spirit: Celebrating Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month

In November, we recognize Native Americans and Alaskan Natives prominent accomplishments and contributions to our country during National American Indian Heritage Month observances. Due to the pandemic, we will celebrate Native American Heritage Month by sharing informative articles in the DLA and DFAS daily bulletins and websites.

Oct. 29, 2021

Navy once again comes out on top at the second annual Navy Birthday COVATTA

Out of a field of 10 hand built and meticulously decorated boats, Don E’s Revenge, owned by Navy Cmdr. Eric McCandless, blew out the competition and emerged victorious, an improvement on his second place finish last year. Some of his competitors came close but he was sure it was certain modifications that thwarted all others in the field that day in the second annual COVATTA, a abridged version of the annual regatta staged at the Eagle Eye Golf Course pond pre-COVID. The COVATTA was part of the 246th Navy Birthday celebration at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Oct. 29, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA directors address procurement, management challenges in the 1980s

This is the fourth 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.

Oct. 29, 2021

Kimbrough receives leadership award for being coach, role model

DLA Aviation’s Leadership Working Group recognized Rennae Kimbrough with its August Leadership Award for her individualized consideration and inspirational motivation skills, two of the four dimensions of transformative leadership

Oct. 28, 2021

DOD Metrics-Based Goals Will Strengthen Organic Industrial Base, Official Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has a plan to modernize its organic industrial base, which includes things like maintenance depots, shipyards, fleet readiness centers, air logistics centers and manufacturing arsenals, a DOD official said.

Oct. 28, 2021

Disposition Services leaders meet for the Strategic Leadership Summit – Day 3 in Battle Creek

DLA Disposition Services leaders meet for the third day of the week long Strategic Leadership Summit at HDIFC.

Oct. 27, 2021

DLA ready to ship vaccines for DOD children overseas

DLA is ready to receive, pack and ship Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Defense Department children ages 5 to 11 upon final approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected early next week.

Oct. 27, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Kathleen Webb

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.