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Aug. 25, 2021

DLA Aviation analysts improve business processes by creating bots

Partnering with the Defense Logistics Agency’s Robotic Process Automation Program this past year, DLA Aviation analysts collaborated with agency activities and major subordinate commands to improve business processes, increase responsiveness and manage costs.

Aug. 24, 2021

Obituary: Lt. Gen. Vincent M. Russo

Former DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Vincent M. Russo, whose Army career spanned more than three decades died Aug. 10 at 90. His leadership was marked by rapid growth, structural change and technological advancement.

Aug. 24, 2021

Thule receives annual resupply

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Peterson Space Force Base website — Thule Air Base, Greenland, receives vital supplies annually between the months of June and August in a resupply operation known as Pacer Goose.

Aug. 24, 2021

Communication across DLA ensures mission success as COVID-19 surge test site support hits the one-year mark

On August 5, 2020, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support delivered on its first request for personal protective equipment to supply Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 surge testing sites. A little more than a year and over 13 million lifesaving items later, the mission is as important as ever.

Aug. 24, 2021

Excess items find new home through requisition

When a Defense Department no longer needs an item, that doesn't necessarily mean the item's usefulness is at an end. When an item is declared as excess and no longer needed, the property begins its requisition journey.

Aug. 24, 2021

Former DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas commander promoted

Former commander of DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, Army Lt. Col. Dan Bidetti was promoted to the Army rank of Col. by Army Material Command Commanding General, Army Gen. Edward M. Daly during a ceremony at the Pentagon Library Conference Center July 6.

Aug. 24, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime Timeline of the Past 60 Years

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime based at the Defense Supply Center Columbus has a long history of support to our nation’s forces. See the timeline for some of the Central Ohio logistics center's key moments in the early days of the agency.

Aug. 24, 2021

DLA Acquisition newsletter informs, strengthens employee connections 

DLA Acquisition's newsletter boosts camaraderie and makes individuals feel part of the team in the work-at-home environment. 

Aug. 23, 2021

DLA professionals participate in annual small business training

The DOD Office of Small Business Programs and SBA sponsored a virtual Small Business Training Week event Aug. 17-19 for acquisition professionals to learn more about increasing small business opportunities.

Aug. 23, 2021

May Employee of the Month honorees take service to the next level

The recipients of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation May Employee of the Month honors know how to make the most of their skill sets to accomplish the mission.