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Feb. 24, 2022

DLA chemist leading efforts in alternative fuel, other DOD bulk fuel initiatives

Lindsey Hicks has served the Defense Logistics Agency as a pioneering chemist for over 30 years. He is currently the program manager leading DLA Research & Development’s Energy Readiness Program supporting the Defense Department’s bulk fuel and energy supply system. ERP’s strategic focus areas are fuel refining and distribution, fuel instability and contamination issues, and alternative fuel certification efforts.

Feb. 24, 2022

New Industry Engagement Plan maintains DLA’s focus on strong partnerships

Enabling and supporting a secure defense industrial base remains a DLA priority according to an updated Industry Engagement Plan that outlines five focus areas expected to facilitate better acquisition outcomes.  

Feb. 24, 2022

DLA Energy celebrates African Americans past and present

Honoring African Americans both past and present, DLA Energy celebrated their accomplishments in a virtual Black History Celebration Feb. 15. Nearly 300 employees from across the entire agency participated in the discussion and listened to keynote speaker and honored guest, Army Maj. Gen. Charles Hamilton. 

Feb. 24, 2022

Employee Reflection: Stephanie Jimenez

Get to know DLA Disposition Services San Joaquin Resource Analyst Stephanie Jimenez.

Feb. 23, 2022

Sanford shares warfighter support strategies at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford shared updates on DLA Aviation’s aircraft sustainment mission with a transatlantic audience during a United Kingdom-based International Helicopter Summit Feb. 16.

Feb. 23, 2022

Employee Reflection: Juan Aguilar

Get to know the Arizona-based material examiner and identifier.

Feb. 22, 2022

Support teams from 75th ABW ensure smooth send off for deployers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — A successful support effort from 75th Air Base Wing workers helped deploy 388th Fighter Wing pilots, maintainers and support personnel on short notice. With a normal movement of similar size, teams would have an abundance of time to prepare. They had a very small amount of time to get Airmen ready and on their way to Spangdahlem, Germany. 

Feb. 22, 2022

DLA packs, ships COVID-19 tests for White House mission

The Defense Logistics Agency has been working with the U.S. Postal Service since mid-January to pack and distribute 500 million free COVID-19 at-home tests to American households.

Feb. 22, 2022

Employee Reflection: David Grant

The 7-year agency veteran helps protect the public through the proper demilitarization of sensitive military property.

Feb. 22, 2022

Black History Month Spotlight: DLA Chief of Staff Eric Smith

DLA Chief of Staff Eric Smith shares his experience growing up in the segregated south and encourages employees to work toward collective solutions to enduring inequalities.