DLA News Archive

Results:
Archive: May, 2021

May 6, 2021

LNOs build connections with Middle East energy partners

Building connections with Kuwait and Oman suppliers and industry partners, DLA Energy liaison officers conducted site visits in April to learn more about challenges and unique energy needs of the Middle East region.

May 6, 2021

DLA Troop Support Indo-Pacific welcomes new commander

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Indo-Pacific welcomed Navy Cmdr. Erik Decker as its new commander and bid farewell to Navy Cmdr. Shani LeBlanc during a change of command ceremony April 30 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

May 6, 2021

DLA Distribution spotlights Nina Lee

In honor of Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Nina Lee, a management analyst in the Learning and Development Branch at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.

May 5, 2021

DLA leaders tour Alaska operations

Two Defense Logistics Agency leaders had a firsthand look at how DLA supports U.S. military bases in Alaska and engaged with DLA customers in the surrounding area.

May 5, 2021

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM employee champions women’s causes through pageantry

Andrea Forester from DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM will compete for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title in June with the goal of helping women gain economic independence and personal growth through nonprofits like Dress for Success and EmpowHERment.

May 4, 2021

Vertical lift modules installed at DLA Distribution Anniston bolster productivity

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, installed new vertical lift modules – a modernization effort that maximizes available cubic space, and enhances the support DDAA can provide to the Anniston Army Depot.

May 4, 2021

$35-million fuel hydrant system comes online

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — Fueling the fight got a little easier recently as Grissom brought a new $35-million fuel hydrant system on-line.

May 4, 2021

‘Lunch and learn’ session discusses importance of protecting yourself, family from sexual assault

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted a speaker from Women Organized Against Rape/Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence for a virtual lunch and learn session on April 28 to conclude a number of activities and observations held during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

May 4, 2021

Philadelphia-based DoD agency delivers life-saving COVID-19 medical supplies to India

A Philadelphia-based government agency is enabling support to India through the acquisition of medical supplies as part of the Defense Logistics Agency’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there. DLA Troop Support, located in northeast Philadelphia, worked with interagency partners to coordinate two shipments of supplies from Travis Air Force Base, California, April 28 and 29 that included 702,400 test kits and 84,000 N95 masks so far. A third shipment third with oxygen concentrators, additional test kits and N95 masks left April 30, and a fourth shipment is scheduled to arrive in India today. Planning is ongoing for additional flights to send more supplies.

May 3, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Joseph “Jody” Beall, IV

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.