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Archive: September, 2021

Sept. 25, 2021

U.S. Space Force turns to DLA Disposition Services for equipment

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services has a long history serving the Army, Navy, Air Forces and Marines but now that service extends to the newly created Space Force.

Sept. 24, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Chief Warrant Officer 3 José Sánchez López

Chief Warrant Officer 3 José Sánchez López, a strategic tactical aviation maintenance readiness officer with DLA Aviation, shares his Puerto Rican heritage and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to him during Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2021.

Sept. 24, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Navy CAPT Justin Lewis, DLA Distribution Norfolk

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Navy CAPT Justin Lewis, DLA Distribution Norfolk, sends a shout out to DLA for the 60th Anniversary.

Sept. 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk celebrates two promotions on the USS Wisconsin

In a small, socially distanced ceremony in front of family, friends, co-workers and mentors, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, Commander, Navy Capt. AJ “Justin” Lewis promoted Navy Reserve Lt. Cmdr. Christine Johnson to Cmdr., and Lt. j.g. Pablo Rodriguez to Lt. Cmdr. Sept. 3.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA Disposition Services director hosts virtual town hall

DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addressed the workforce virtually in September Director's Call.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA Troop Support Headquarters dedication ceremony honors local historical figure Israel Whelen

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support dedicated its headquarters building in Northeast Philadelphia in honor of local historical figure as a symbol of its workforce during a dedication ceremony Sept. 23, 2021 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley presided over the ceremony honoring Whelen, Purveyor of Public Supplies in Philadelphia from 1800-1806 and former proprietor of Nitre Hall in Haverford, relating his description of duties in preparations for the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the modern workforce and the 222 years of logistics excellence rooted in the city.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA Acquisition connects employees, industry, academia

Since its inception in 2018, the DLA Industry Academia Program has helped acquisition professionals strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the government and industry relationship.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: John Webber Jr., DLA Distribution Susquehanna

John Webber, Jr., DLA Distribution Susquehanna, sends a shout out to DLA for the 60th Anniversary.

Sept. 23, 2021

MERC deploys to DLA Distribution Tobyhanna

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, major flooding on Pennsylvania’s east coast caused a high-level communications outage and access issues for repair workers. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, lost total system access at 7:00 a.m. Sept. 2.

Sept. 22, 2021

Retired Marine provides mentorship to local High School football team

Tim Kosky, modernization project manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania and retired Marine, has been conducting a homegrown mentorship for the local Dover High School football team for the past four years. This year, he introduced a slight change to the normal activities.