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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.

March 5, 2022

National Reading Month: The Power of Emotions at Work reviewed

March is National Reading Month. Everyday reading increases knowledge and develops personal and professional skills. Throughout the month, the DLA Disposition Services Pathways to Career Excellence program participants are sharing insights from books* they recently finished. *No official Department of Defense endorsement implied

March 4, 2022

Collaborating for success: DLA Troop Support hosts Headquarters National Account Managers to strengthen partnership

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the DLA Headquarters National Account Manager team March 3 in Philadelphia where they were able to collaborate in-person and strengthen a partnership that ensures DLA delivers the best warfighter support possible to its customers. National Account Manager teams for the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force stay in contact with logisticians and planners at the Defense Department-level to help align DLA goals with those of service leaders. DLA customer and warfighter support representatives are also co-located with customers at the tactical level to help solve everyday problems like supply shortages and last-minute requirements.

March 4, 2022

Employee Reflection: Marguerite Richardson

Get to know the DLA Disposition Services property disposal specialist serving in Rota, Spain.

March 4, 2022

DLA Distribution Puget Sound provides quick turn support to USS Ohio project

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, is supporting a project that involves the complete overhaul and modernization of the USS Ohio.