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Archive: May, 2021

May 13, 2021

Veteran law enforcement officer promoted to deputy police chief at Defense Supply Center Richmond

As part of National Police Week virtual observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Management at Richmond recognize Police Lt. Col. Mark Bowen, who selflessly secures and protects Defense Supply Center Richmond, its people and our neighbors every day.

May 12, 2021

DLA Aviation hosts Air Force noncommissioned officers’ promotion ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognized four Air Force noncommissioned officers assigned to several divisions throughout the command, during an Air Force promotion ceremony held in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 7.

May 12, 2021

Virtual workshops examine waste disposal alternatives

DLA and Army Corps of Engineers personnel will soon begin meeting online to brainstorm waste disposal methods and technologies.

May 12, 2021

DLA Energy Commander visits Pacific regional commands

Fuel storage facility tours and a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighted DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas’ command familiarization tour to Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam, April 25-May 5. In his first official travel since taking command last June, Canlas hosted town halls at all three locations to meet and learn about his regional employees. 

May 12, 2021

Troop Support, NIB bring bulk buying to bases

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has teamed up with the National Industries for the Blind to provide more purchasing power for military personnel and federal employees shopping at Base Supply Centers around the world.

May 12, 2021

Airmen show unit cohesion by wearing new DLA Aviation unit patch

On April 1, the Air Force switched its airmen’s everyday uniform from airman battle uniforms to operational camouflage pattern uniforms. As a sign of unity, airmen assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation designed a DLA Aviation unit patch that they will begin wearing on their new OCPs in mid-May.  

May 11, 2021

Troop Support team members earn Employee, Team, Supervisor of the Year Awards

The DLA Troop Support Medical personal protective equipment team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.

May 11, 2021

Second quarter employees of the quarter

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s second quarter, fiscal year 2021 military, civilian and strategic goals employees of the quarter.

May 11, 2021

DLA delivers flu vaccine to warfighters in the southern hemisphere

The Defense Logistics Agency received 87,980 doses of a flu vaccine April 28 intended to support warfighters in the southern hemisphere to meet Department mandates. DLA Troop Support’s Medical directorate’s $1.25 million contract is in support of the March 2020 Defense Health Agency memo that requires service members stationed or performing duty in the southern hemisphere to receive an additional flu vaccine that targets strains affecting that region.

May 10, 2021

Mobile Battle Creek Veterans Affairs team vaccinates local community members

The HDIFC played host to Battle Creek Veterans Affairs as they administered COVID vaccinations to veterans, their spouses, and caregivers.