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June 9, 2021

Employees of the Month make sure warfighters are well equipped

Not much gets past the two men who are being honored with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Employee of the Month award for March. Customer Support Specialists Bridger Nelson and Stewart Young are eagle-eyed professionals who use their initiative and ingenuity to keep needed parts coming for the benefit of the warfighter’s mission.

June 8, 2021

Chief counsel of labor, employment issues helps set agency pandemic policies 

From the effect of facial hair on proper mask fitting to teleworker requests for ergonomic chairs, Tia Miller is the Defense Logistics Agency’s go-to source on what’s legal and what leaders can expect of DLA’s 26,000 employees during the pandemic. 

June 8, 2021

DLA Energy Americas at Houston change of command

The DLA Energy Americas at Houston outgoing Commander Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez handed over responsibility of the organization to Army Lt. Col. Christopher Masson during a change of command ceremony in Houston, Texas, June 3.

June 8, 2021

Modern Defense Logistics Agency Distribution warehouse opens at Camp Carroll

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea held a soft opening ceremony for a new warehouse at Camp Carroll, Daegu, Republic of Korea, June, 4.

June 8, 2021

DLA director and senior enlisted leader address DLA Joint Reserve Force

The DLA director and senior enlisted leader spoke to DLA reservists at the Joint Reserve Force Annual Leadership Review June 4. The event, held each year as a weekend-long training and career development exercise for reservist leaders, was conducted both in-person and virtually.

June 7, 2021

DLA Troop Support welcomes new Indo-Pacific commander for a virtual visit

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support welcomed Navy Cmdr. Eric Decker, the new Troop Support Indo-Pacific commander, to the organization during a two-day virtual visit June 3-4.

June 7, 2021

Demand planners meeting warfighter needs while saving taxpayers tens of millions of dollars

The nine demand planners working within the Planning and Integration Branch of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, have a daunting task. The group continually reviews and adjusts demand signals on over 1,600 collaborative national stock numbers and monitors 80,000 total NSNs supporting the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft, electronic components, commodities, missiles and software.

June 7, 2021

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution, thanks employees for COVID-19 support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is being recognized at high levels for providing critical support to the warfighter and our federal partners engaged in the fight against COVID-19, the DLA director told employees during a May 13 visit.

June 7, 2021

Agency realignment improves fuel infrastructure support

Building on the DLA fuel facilities sustainment realignment plan, DLA Energy is finding new ways to streamline processes and better align responsibilities to save money and improve customer support. The 2020 realignment plan merges fuels sustainment, restoration and modernization program management and technical expertise under one command and control umbrella.

June 4, 2021

DLA now the sole provider for printing AND office devices in DOD

The Defense Logistics Agency, already the designated sole provider of Department of Defense printing services, expanded its mission to include office print devices. In a directive signed by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment last month, DLA will now procure, deliver and sustain all office devices for DOD. This includes office, desktop and stand-alone printers. It also includes copiers, fax machines, scanners and multi-function devices.