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Archive: November, 2021

Nov. 30, 2021

A fuel handler’s storied 42-year career

Chuck Allyson’s storied career in fuel has carried him from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; through Fort Lee and Fort Belvoir in Virginia; to Germany, South Korea, and Alaska. His final duty assignment landed him traveling throughout the northeast region of New England. After 21 years in the Army and another 21 years working as a civilian DLA fuel quality assurance representative, it’s time to move on.

Nov. 30, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates retirement of two civilian employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated over 63 years of combined service during a retirement ceremony held November 29.

Nov. 30, 2021

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges

DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

Nov. 29, 2021

Tribute to heroes display honors DLA employees lost, injured in war on terror

A new Tribute to DLA Heroes display honors one current and three former employees who were injured or killed in the war on terror.

Nov. 29, 2021

Oklahoma City commander thanks employees for their years of service

Air Force Col. Jason Kalin took command of DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City in August and said he was excited to be a part of the team noting their strong work ethic and dedication. From September to October, Kalin reached to out to 61 employees to recognize their length of service and outstanding performance.

Nov. 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Thanksgiving Day remarks

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth colonists’ celebration of a harrowing but fruitful first year in America thanks to the aid of the Wampanoag and Pawtuxet tribes, and 158 years since, in the midst of a Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November "as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise" following a significant Union victory at Gettysburg.

Nov. 24, 2021

Local shelter gives thanks for DSCR generosity

Defense Supply Center Richmond employees and local organization Home Again Shelter have partnered this year to gather a cornucopia of donations for a Thanksgiving Food Drive. The workforce donated Thanksgiving meal items, which Home Again Shelter employees used to create meal kits for families in need throughout the Greater Richmond, Virginia, region.

Nov. 23, 2021

Resource Management Directorate has global impact for DLA Disposition Services

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Resource Management Directorate took on a lot this past year, including notable efforts like headquarters realignment, the navigation and application of COVID-19 restrictions and a leadership change installing Christopher Judd as the new director.

Nov. 23, 2021

Senior leader conference focuses on supply chain priorities and future opportunities

Senior leaders from across Defense Logistics Agency Aviation discussed the agency’s fiscal 2022 operational setting and its impact on the aviation supply chain when they met in Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 16-17.

Nov. 23, 2021

Safety tips to help ensure happy holidays for all

The holiday season is fast approaching, and Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Fire and Emergency Services’ fire inspectors would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.