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Sept. 28, 2021

DEMIL at Letterkenny paves way for future Army systems

The Army has been parting out and then demilitarizing obsolete weapons systems in Pennsylvania with the help of DLA Disposition Services.

Sept. 28, 2021

DLA awards 7 contracts to small businesses at Industry Collider Day

Seven small businesses were awarded contracts for innovative solutions to warfighter and national security challenges through the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2021 Small Business Innovation Research Program during Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

Sept. 28, 2021

Upcoming renovations to Defense Logistics Agency facility at NAS Corpus Christi

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Southeast awarded a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price task order, Sept. 14, to Walga Ross Group JV from Joplin, Missouri, for renovation of building 1846 at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sept. 28, 2021

Distribution’s Ooka presented commander’s coin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea’s deputy director Macy Ooka received two commander’s coins, which were presented to her by Army Brig. Gen. Timothy P. White, U.S. Forces Korea, deputy director, C/J-4, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command and Army Brig. Gen. Steven L. Allen, commander 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

Sept. 28, 2021

DLA doubles down on diversity, innovation at R&D Industry Collider Day 

The Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development team brought together leaders in industry, academia, historically Black colleges and universities, small businesses and trade associations during the second annual Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

Sept. 27, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Security & Emergency Services National Preparedness Month week #5 tip – emergency notification alert systems

Each week this month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Security & Emergency Services provided helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness in recognition of National Preparedness Month.

Sept. 27, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Gerardo Davila-Roman

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month each year from September 15th to October 15th. The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Sept. 27, 2021

DLA Energy supports Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Task Force Americas is a team of DLA Energy employees who respond to and support a variety of emergency situations under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Their latest mission was providing fuel support to the FEMA following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. 

Sept. 27, 2021

National Preparedness Month includes emergency prepping for our pets

Being prepared for an emergency means thinking about the needs of all family members—including pets.

Sept. 27, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary: Info Ops Employee Spotlight, Madeline Pera

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In this story, we highlight DLA Information Operations employee Madeline Pera who has been with the agency for 46 years.