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Archive: June, 2021

June 25, 2021

DSCR Fire Department maintains safety throughout pandemic, resumes employee fire and safety training

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention Office has been working continually maintaining a culture of safety on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, through the pandemic and is currently conducting safety and fire training to ensure employee safety when employees transition back to working on the installation.

June 25, 2021

DLA CENTCOM and SOCOM Commander visits Troop Support

Army Col. Gerard Acosta, the Defense Logistics Agency’s U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command Commander, met with DLA Troop Support senior leaders June 23.

June 24, 2021

Past squadron commander returns to GA to lead DLA Aviation at Warner Robins

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex senior leaders gathered June 21, at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia, to welcome Air Force Col. Brian Mayer as the new DLA Aviation at Warner Robins commander.DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford officiated the ceremony.Sanford

June 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Industry Day goes virtual

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution hosted a virtual Industry Day June 9 with over 180 industry representatives from 33 states participating. The event’s focus was to help industry partners do business with DLA Distribution and to encourage an open dialogue and exchange of information and ideas.

June 24, 2021

Employees wanted for rapid deployment team positions

DLA Rapid Deployment Teams need volunteers who have a broad knowledge of DLA to fill several team positions and train to deploy on short notice for a one-year period.

June 23, 2021

New video features 2020 DLA Hall of Fame recipients 

Contributions of DLA Hall of Fame recipients for 2020 are celebrated in a new video that includes appearances of inductees and senior leaders who nominated them.

June 23, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Shawn Platt

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.

June 22, 2021

Four DLA employees graduate from service college

After a challenging 10-month academic year, four new national security leaders returned to DLA upon graduating from Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security & Resource Strategy June 10.  

June 22, 2021

DSCC athlete named to Team USA, will compete in Tokyo Paralympic Games

Defense Supply Center Columbus employee Mindy Cook will represent Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the sport of goalball later this summer.

June 22, 2021

Former Warp Speed Chief of Staff takes reins of DLA Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s newest commander, Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley, former chief of staff of the government’s successful mission to develop and distribute a vaccine for COVID-19, assumed command June 17 at a ceremony in Philadelphia.