DLA News Archive

Archive: July, 2021

July 30, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego hosts Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support Commander

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sand Diego, California, hosted Navy Rear Adm. Kenneth Epps, commander, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, for a tour of DDDC facilities.

July 30, 2021

Veterans Employment Program addresses transition between military, civilian, virtual life

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime collaborated with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Columbus in July to produce a virtual panel discussion as part of the Office of Equal Employment and Diversity’s Veterans Employment Program observance.

July 30, 2021

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through September 30

Nominations for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2021 are open through Sept. 30.

July 29, 2021

DLA director visits Disposition Services headquarters for the first time since taking command

DLA Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited Disposition Services headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, July 28. The visit included meeting with senior leaders and touring HDIFC and observing an ESS demonstration.

July 29, 2021

DLA Energy commander addresses workforce

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas introduced his new deputy commander and provided an update to the workforce during a town hall held in the Fort Belvoir McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium July 19.

July 29, 2021

Meet the New Commander: An Interview with Army Brig. Gen. Eric Shirley

Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley, the new Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, discusses his goals and visions for the agency during an in-depth interview with the Public Affairs Office.

July 28, 2021

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason

Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 26, 2021

New fuel agreement with United Kingdom for Scotland fuel storage

DLA Energy signed a new fuel support agreement with United Kingdom Naval Command Headquarters to improve coordination and contingency operations. This fuel agreement along with ones recently signed with Lithuania, India and Romania bring the total number of DLA Energy fuel agreements with allies around the world to 42.

July 26, 2021

Army medical logisticians modernize units in Japan to support multiple missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — Teams of U.S. Army medical logisticians in June completed a multi-faceted mission that included handing off equipment and supplies in support of a medical training exercise, along with reconfiguring medical materiel to better align health care assets to support the warfighter in forward-deployed environments.

July 26, 2021

Third quarter employees of the quarter

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