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Dec. 23, 2021

DLA displays innovation at the Defense Manufacturing Conference

Defense Logistics Agency leaders showcased the agency’s innovation efforts and contributed to resilience discussions during the Defense Manufacturing Conference Dec. 13-16 in Aurora, Colorado.

Dec. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution distributes 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution shipped the 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to Defense Department employees Dec. 17, less than a year after the initial shipment Dec. 22, 2020.

Dec. 23, 2021

Europe and Africa missions rely on regional reverse logistics team

Fiscal 2021 warfighter support highlights from across two continents.

Dec. 22, 2021

South East region welcomes new director amidst a busy 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services South East’s 2021 saw the region make significant improvements within its operations and processes while also welcoming a new director to lead the team.

Dec. 22, 2021

Troop Support delivers 187 tons of holiday foods for Christmas

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support started working in the spring to get thousands of pounds of turkey and the trimmings out to troops serving around the world this Christmas dinner.

Dec. 22, 2021

DLA Aviation employees come through in a big way for annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive

Remember how happy we were as kids, waking up on Christmas day and seeing bicycles, skateboards, doll babies, train sets and other toys underneath our Christmas trees?

Dec. 22, 2021

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander visits DLA Distribution Bahrain

U.S. Army Col. Gerard Acosta, commander Defense Logistics Agency Central Command and Southern Command, visited DLA Distribution, Bahrain Nov. 3, to receive a tour of DLA Distribution Bahrain facilities and learn more of what the distribution center offers, specifically to DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM.

Dec. 22, 2021

A tribute to the Warfighters who are “fueling the line” over the holidays

A tribute poem to Warfighters who "fuel the line” was written by Air Force Col. Loren M. Reno on Nov. 26, 1997 when he was assigned to Split, Croatia, as part of Operation Joint Endeavor. He returned to DLA as a major general and served as the Vice Director from Oct. 2005 to May 2007. Reno was inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame in August 2014 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 21, 2021

San Diego’s Palamara selected as DLA Security Civilian of the Year

Marcus Palamara, former security officer at Defense Logistics Agency San Diego, California, was named the Security Civilian of the Year.

Dec. 21, 2021

Perseverance helped Mid-America deliver excellence

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Mid-America region operates 16 sites in 12 states with approximately 200 people. When region Deputy Director Marc Wilson looks back at 2021, he said the biggest lesson learned was perseverance.