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March 9, 2022

Spring forward safely by changing your clocks, batteries during daylight saving time

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for daylight saving time March 13.

March 9, 2022

Employee Reflection: Edith Kuenneth

Get to know the Grafenwoehr-based material examiner and identifier with more than 30 years of DLA experience.

March 8, 2022

Linebacker of the Week: A1C Vanessa Kernan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Andersen Air Force Base website — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Vanessa Kernan, an aerospace ground equipment journeyman with the 36th Maintenance Group, was recognized as the 36th Wing’s Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 2, 2022.

March 8, 2022

DLA shifts major system to the cloud

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Information Operations team completed the migration of its Enterprise Resource Planning system from on-premises to the cloud in February, a move aimed at improving IT reliability and aligning DLA’s Digital-Business Transformation strategy.

March 8, 2022

Europe and Africa team notches buzzer-beating assist for Army Special Forces in Eastern Europe

The Defense Logistics Agency’s property disposal team in Germany recently came up big for Green Berets leading multinational training in the Baltics.

March 8, 2022

March 20-26 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

The Defense Supply Center Columbus was set to participate in the Ohio statewide Tornado Drill March 23 as part of the state’s Severe Weather Awareness Week but the drill was cancelled due to the forecast of potential severe weather in the area. 

March 8, 2022

DLA Distribution more than doubles Veterans Affairs’ medical supply support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continues their support to the Veterans Affairs Department, distributing approximately 12,000 pallets of supplies to VA healthcare facilities.

March 8, 2022

Customizable medical kits help modernize USAF deployable assets, provide tailored solutions for warfighters

Air Force health care providers responsible for life-saving operations will soon have access to customizable medical kits provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team as the agency awarded a $5.4 million contract for 27 kits March 7. The “made-to-order” medical kits includes items such as bandages, gauze, pharmaceuticals, and tracheal tubes as well as a variety of support equipment and cases to house it all. The MTO kits will provide warfighters across the globe support of their unique needs and situations.

March 7, 2022

Grieving mothers find strength from family, friends and DLA Employee Assistance Program

In the mid-1980’s, the late pop icon Prince recorded a song for the Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack titled Sometimes it Snows in April. In it, he laments “Sometimes I wish that life was never ending, but all good things they say, never last.” It’s an emotion Gail Gillus, a supervisory program analyst within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Resource Management Division at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has experienced for the past five months.

March 7, 2022

Where in the World: Sicily

DLA handles property disposition at Naval Air Station Sigonella.