DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2021

Aug. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation commander speaks about “Future of Logistics” during annual Tinker and the Primes Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford spoke on a panel focusing on the “Future of Logistics” during the 15th annual Tinker and the Primes conference on Aug. 10.

Aug. 17, 2021

DLA uses DOD database to track, share audit progress

Financial managers and business cycle owners throughout DLA are tracking audit notice of findings and recommendations and associated corrective action plans through a tool designed to consolidate data across DOD. 

Aug. 17, 2021

Talking trash: Get rid of old equipment at the JBLE Property Books Office

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — Does your office have equipment that’s seen better days or a storage closet seemingly bursting at the seams?

Aug. 17, 2021

Supporting the Nation from the beginning

In October, the Defense Logistics Agency celebrates its 60th anniversary. But one of its major subordinate commands has been around for much longer, contributing over 200 years of warfighter and whole of government support to the agency’s great legacy. DLA Troop Support can trace its roots back to the early 1800s and the construction of the Schuylkill Arsenal.

Aug. 16, 2021

Robins’ Plastic and Composite Shop makes repairs to aircraft for sustainment mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Many do not realize Air Force aircraft have a variety of composite, plastic and fiberglass parts that need to be maintained or replaced from time to time.

Aug. 13, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes incoming chief of staff

Air Force Col. Christopher Tooman officially joined the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime team last week, succeeding departing Navy Capt. Dinis Pimentel as chief of staff for the Central Ohio logistics center.

Aug. 13, 2021

DSCR recognized for excellence in warfighter support

Defense Supply Center Richmond was named a recipient of the 2021 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. It was one of five recipients of the highly competitive Department of Defense award recognizing the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.

Aug. 12, 2021

Disposition Services director addresses workforce

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addressed the workforce during his Director’s Call event at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center August 10.

Aug. 12, 2021

Fueling DoD’s northernmost installation

Once a year, when the weather and ice conditions allow, DLA Energy experts plan for the delivery of fuel to the Defense Department’s northernmost installation, Thule Air Base, Greenland. In late July, DLA Energy quality assurance specialists took advantage of the warmer weather to make the delivery.

Aug. 11, 2021

DLA, SOUTHCOM deliver mobile hospital to Suriname

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided a mobile hospital package to U.S. Southern Command, who officially donated it to the country of Suriname during a ceremony July 23 to assist in their COVID-19 relief efforts. The field hospital was procured by DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain for the Department of Defense’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, or HAP, and is part of a multi-phase effort to assist Caribbean, Central American and South American nations in the pandemic.