DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2021

Aug. 30, 2021

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helps Kempner Volunteer Fire Department expands fire service

Under the Department of Defense Firefighter Program a five-ton truck from the military transferred to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess is now fighting Texas fires with the Kempner Volunteer Fire Department.

Aug. 30, 2021

DLA Distribution Barstow welcomes new director

Adam J. Smith became the new director of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Barstow, California, Aug. 23.

Aug. 30, 2021

Customer Relationship Management team launches modern service tool via ServiceNow

A modern platform for tracking email, phone and fax inquiries from Defense Logistics Agency customers is now live after more than a year of preparation and coordination.

Aug. 30, 2021

Security measures to be satisfied prior to travel

When planning a trip, all Defense Department employees and DOD contractors need to ensure they comply with instructions in DODI 2000.16-V1 Antiterrorism Standards,

Aug. 27, 2021

Brewing up a retirement plan: a recipe for future success

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Future Operations Division Chief Mary Martin has been preparing for retirement during the pandemic, but not how you might think. On August 27, Martin receives a certificate culminating a year-and-a-half program in the science of brewing beer, a passion and post-retirement plan she intends on spending more time on in the future.

Aug. 27, 2021

Fueled to Fight Tonight: Bulk Fuel Company makes history during Large Scale Exercise 2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Fueling operations are, by no means, a glamorous occupation in the Marine Corps. Working with a flammable liquid in a tactical setting leaves uniforms reeking of fumes, hands swollen, and bodies fatigued as bulk fuel specialists provide this vital form of combat service support to the greater Marine Air-Ground Task Force.

Aug. 27, 2021

Europe distribution center to welcome new deputy commander

Neil G. Flanagan joins the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team Aug. 30, to serve as deputy commander, DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany.

Aug. 27, 2021

60th Anniversary: Associate Lori Phillips shares thoughts on decades of service with agency

DLA Land and Maritime’s Lori Phillips talks about her history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Aug. 27, 2021

Latest survey confirms DLA Aviation’s workplace culture continues to improve

When Defense Logistics Agency Aviation sets out to create a culture of high performance, the results speak for themselves.

Aug. 26, 2021

Acquisition executive addresses procurement questions at brown bag event

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive Mark Brown took on questions from across the workforce Aug. 25 during his annual Brown Bag Lunch hosted by the Leadership Development Council.