DLA News Archive

Archive: March, 2021

March 11, 2021

National Reading Month: Start with Why

“Start with Why,” by Simon Sinek, was rated the “bestselling leadership book” in 2018 and can still be effective in motivating today.

March 10, 2021

New nationwide DOD surplus personal property sales contracts tentatively awarded

Commercial firm Iron Planet is set to become the sole resale source for all military surplus personal property in the U.S. and its territories, pending review and final contract award.

March 10, 2021

DLA leverages robotic automations to empower employees

The Defense Logistics Agency’s robotics process automation program is using creative ideas and suggestions from business processes owners at DLA Aviation to better accomplish monotonous, repetitive tasks with unattended bots.

March 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Yokosuka ships COVID-19 vaccines to troops on Diego Garcia

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is supporting the federal response to COVID-19 by distributing vaccines and ancillary kits to troops at U.S. Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in an on-going mission that began Feb. 8.

March 10, 2021

2021 Spring Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery Campaign

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time March 14.

March 9, 2021

Historic vehicle finds new home

Alabama residents and tourists will enjoy a piece of World War II history that left an Army historical program for a new home.

March 8, 2021

Deploy, sustain, employ and recover

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 920th Rescue Wing website — The 920th Rescue Wing tested its collaborative abilities to provide wing Airmen with a unique training exercise that challenged their capabilities to operate outside of their comfort zones here last month.

March 8, 2021

Customer interviews help frame upcoming DLA Strategic Plan

Customer opinions helped shape the new Defense Logistics Agency 2021-2026 Strategic Plan set to debut near the end of March after three months of interviews facilitated by the DLA Customer Support Division.

March 8, 2021

DLA Energy debuts industry newsletter

Industry Connections, a new quarterly DLA Energy newsletter, was released in January to DLA Energy suppliers, partners and industry stakeholders. The newsletter features upcoming procurement opportunities, business unit spotlight stories, and demand planning information.

March 8, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Amanda Foss

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.