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May 26, 2021

USMC gets a lift in Battle Creek

Personnel in Michigan are getting a quality training opportunity while providing money-saving heavy-lift capability to a deactivating Marine Corps Bridge Company that came to DLA’s aid in the past.

May 25, 2021

Afghanistan Retrograde Nearly One-Quarter Complete

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — About 160 C-17 loads of materiel and equipment have left Afghanistan and more than 10,000 pieces of military equipment have been turned over to the Defense Logistics Agency, U.S. Central Command reports.

May 25, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Barry Humphrey

Every month DLA Information Operations will highlight an employee. This month, the spotlight is on Barry Humphrey from J6X Customer Experience Directorate.

May 25, 2021

Land and Maritime electronics engineer Taysa Markus featured in latest DLA Rap episode

Meet Taysa Markus, a shining star at DLA Land and Maritime, in the latest episode of the DLA Rap produced by DLA Headquarters. Markus defines resiliency. At the end of the Vietnam War, her family took on hardship, adversity and trauma and persevered. Today Markus is an electronics engineer with Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate.

May 24, 2021

HDIFC hosts 2021 DLA DS Spring Leadership Summit

DLA Disposition Services leaders arrived to HDIFC to discuss strategic plans and initiatives.

May 24, 2021

DLA Director Addresses Support to Global Pandemic, Future of Work During NDTA Webinar

Speaking to a virtual audience of over 100 attendees, Defense Logistics Agency Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic addressed the Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association May 20. She outlined DLA’s priorities for supporting the warfighter, the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan, recent support missions and took questions.

May 24, 2021

DLA Logistics Operations director retires with 32 years 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan Day, DLA's director of logistics operations, reflects on the challenges and joys of his military career.

May 24, 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month spotlight: Patricia Wilkins

Patricia Wilkins is the acting DLA Energy Deputy Commander. For more than 20 years, she has been a part of the DLA team with 17 of those years with DLA Energy. In this spotlight, we asked her about her career and what Asian Pacific American Heritage Month means to her.

May 24, 2021

Distribution employee wins Teal Ribbon Relay

With the Teal Ribbon Relay ending in April, it was announced that Emmaluisa Ramos, from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, is the Distribution employee who racked up the highest number of miles.

May 24, 2021

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Spotlight: Katherine Krefft

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council national 2021 theme is “Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service.” This year’s theme is the start of the new theme series for 2021-2024, highlighting leaders who believe in leading with values, offering encouragement and feedback, and putting employees first.