DLA News Archive

Archive: March, 2021

March 15, 2021

RDT White sharpens skills while assisting ARNORTH’s support to federal vaccination efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is ready to support the upcoming hurricane season and other emergencies or contingencies after a month of assisting U.S. Army North in its initial deployment of service members to state-run vaccination centers throughout the nation.

March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

March 14, 2021

Women's History Month Spotlight: Shontavia Ortega

Get to know Shontavia Ortega, property disposal specialist in the Pathway to Career Excellence Program.

March 12, 2021

DLA Energy hosts virtual acquisition professionals symposium

More than 400 Defense Logistics Agency Energy local acquisition professionals from Fort Belvoir, Lorton Virginia and San Antonio, Texas participated in a three-day, web-based symposium March 2-4.

March 12, 2021

‘Incredible, dedicated’ employees honored at Women’s History Month event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated the historical and organizational accomplishments of women during a virtual Women’s History Month event, March 10.

March 12, 2021

You Can’t Spell Aviation without a “V”

Not long after returning from a rotational assignment with the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, D.C., in January 2020, Floyd Moore was named director of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate. Once in this new role, he said the goal was simple.

March 12, 2021

Daylight saving time: Spring forward this Sunday

Daylight saving time returns this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans set their clocks forward at 3 a.m.

March 12, 2021

Women’s History Month highlight – DLA Distribution Barstow California Acting Director

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March.

March 11, 2021

Vaccination opportunities surging for DLA employees

Agency employees at sites around the world are finding ways to get inoculated and help limit the year-long pandemic’s reach.

March 11, 2021

Accounting officer reflects on career, Women’s History Month

During Women's History Month, DLA Accounting Officer Karen Opie-Toler reflects on her role in once a male-dominated field and encourages those in her personal and professional life to recognize women's significant contributions throughout history.