DLA News Archive

Archive: 2023

Aug. 10, 2023

Installation exercise to test emergency response capabilities

The Defense Supply Center Columbus will conduct a full-scale active shooter exercise Aug. 17 to test emergency response procedures.

Aug. 10, 2023

DLA Distribution Red River, Texas is live with WMS

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, celebrated the transition to a new warehouse management system July 27. The third largest distribution center within the agency, DDRT is the largest center to date to implement the new system.

Aug. 9, 2023

Culture Action Team meets in Battle Creek

DLA Disposition Services' Culture Action Team representatives traveled to Battle Creek, Michigan, in preparation for the upcoming DLA Culture Climate Survey.

Aug. 9, 2023

Operation: Care and Comfort sends Defense Logistics Agency veterans to the San Francisco 49ers’ training camp

Veterans employed by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, visited the San Francisco 49ers’ Training Camp Aug. 4 at Levi stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Aug. 9, 2023

New video highlights agency’s F-35 support

DLA’s role in sustaining the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the subject of a new video set to premiere noon Aug. 9.

Aug. 8, 2023

Leadership changes hands at DLA Distribution Bahrain

Navy Cmdr. John A. Olabode took command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain from outgoing Navy Capt. Jeretta R. Dillon, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 8. Navy Capt. Marcus Jones, assistant chief of staff for logistics and infrastructure, with U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, officiated the ceremony.

Aug. 8, 2023

DLA Aviation and DLA Distribution at Tinker AFB swiftly respond to critical pin shortage, averting grounding of KC-135 and E-3 Fleet

When the Air Force’s E-3 Sentry fleet at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma reported a defect in a critical aircraft component last year, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Distribution teams leapt into action.

Aug. 7, 2023

Hazardous Waste summit unites military disposal customers from across continents

A multi-day topical deep dive between DOD’s hazardous waste disposal professionals in DLA and major commands in Europe and Africa may be the start of a valuable and recurring sync up.

Aug. 7, 2023

Agency receives 9th meritorious unit award from DOD

DLA's support for the nation’s COVID-19 response, Afghanistan withdrawal and hurricane relief have earned the agency its ninth Joint Meritorious Unit Award.

Aug. 4, 2023

Gimcheon material examiner nabs EOQ honors

Employee of the Quarter Won Sok Chang likens his role in DLA to a process of perpetual discovery.