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Feb. 14, 2022

DLA director meets with DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City leadership team

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic saw how the DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City team supports the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex’s critical missions during her Feb. 9 visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

Feb. 14, 2022

Reflecting on the past: The roots of DLA’s reverse logistics acumen

The organization now known as DLA Disposition Services got its official start in Michigan 50 years ago in September.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support Black History Month event speaker calls for continuing change, resilience

The continued need to recognize Black History Month was a central theme of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s annual event hosted virtually Feb. 10. Keynote speaker, Shirley A. Jones, 15th national president of the Blacks In Government organization and managing associate general counsel for the Government Accountability Office’s Office of General Counsel, expressed the need to continue highlighting diversity and equality in many aspects of life.

Feb. 14, 2022

Deployer spotlight: Anthony Barlow

Blending industrial and tactical safety principles into operations is paramount to success in military operations, and a DLA Support Team-Middle East safety and occupational health specialist is helping to do just that. 

Feb. 11, 2022

Black History Month Spotlight: Barry Humphrey

Barry Humphrey, leader of DLA Research and Development’s Logistics Technology Research program, takes pride in being a mentor who shares the lessons he’s learned along his education and career paths.

Feb. 11, 2022

Eisenhower students learn real-world impact of their studies through discussions with DLA

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation participated in a virtual seminar for the Organic Industrial Base class at National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy on Feb. 4. This annual event brings together DLA leaders and students to connect what they learn with real-world impact.

Feb. 10, 2022

Medical supply chain sweeps DLA Troop Support annual awards

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team is walking a little taller after sweeping the organization’s three major annual award categories in recognition of their support to the nation in 2021. The awards recognized Thomas Heleniak, Medical Tailored Vendor Logistics Specialist, as Employee of the Year; the Operation Allies Welcome/Refuge group as Team of the Year; and Nora Steigerwalt, director of Customer Operations, as the Supervisor of the Year.

Feb. 10, 2022

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Feb. 10, 2022

2022 Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus named its 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees this week. The annual award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community in Central Ohio and the Defense Federal community. Past recipients include former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and Charles Tennant, the founder of Columbus’ Africentric School.