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March 22, 2022

Respected and highly impressive performers earn DLA Aviation’s employee of the month honors for January

Reggie Sanders, a sustainment specialist within the Planning Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, and June Leeper, , a contracting specialist within the Emergency Contract Support Division at DLA Aviation at San Diego, California, were selected as DLA Aviation’s Employees of the Month for January. Leeper won in the general schedule 10-13 category. Sanders took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

March 21, 2022

DLA 54th Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony recognizes DLA Distribution employees

The Defense Logistics Agency premiered the 54th Annual Employee Awards Ceremony video March 10. This annual event from DLA Headquarters recognizes award recipients from around the world and throughout the agency.

March 21, 2022

DLA Distribution Anniston highlights Champion of the Month – Tommy Graham

In a recent newsletter shared with employees, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, recognized Justin B. Rollins as one of the Champions of the Month.

March 21, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Donna Rendon

Donna Rendon said her past experience working with Marines directly on the flight line helped prepare her for her current job as a sustainment specialist with Defense Logistics agency Aviation at Cherry Point.

March 18, 2022

Bellwood elk pass annual inspection with flying colors

The elk roaming freely within designated pastures on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, were given a clean bill of health by the Commonwealth of Virginia during their annual inspection March 16.

March 17, 2022

Bahrain hosts Chili Cook Off, All Hands and Award Ceremony

DLA Distribution Bahrain hosted their first annual Chili Cook-Off, as well as their All Hands and Award Ceremony on Feb. 23.

March 16, 2022

Eisenhower School visits DLA Distribution, gets first-hand lesson in global logistics support

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution March 4, the school’s first in-person visit since COVID-19 related restrictions were put in place.

March 16, 2022

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Women's History Month Message

Throughout the month of March, the Department of Defense joins the nation in honoring National Women’s History Month, recognizing the invaluable contributions of women who have inspired and shaped our Nation.

March 16, 2022

Tube assembly contracts expand supplier base, provide inventory for Air Force

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recently awarded contracts to two suppliers that will more than double the number of TF33 tube assemblies available to meet demand from Air Force engineering operations.

March 15, 2022

DLA flu vaccine program attributes success to battle rhythm, partnerships

Thanks to early action and teamwork between Defense Logistics Agency partners, three contracts totaling 3.4 million doses of the influenza vaccine were awarded Feb. 25, meaning DLA will start receiving shipments of the inoculations in August, well ahead of the 2022-2023 flu season. The awards went to three vendors with a total maximum value of $70.4 million and will satisfy the needs of warfighters and eligible dependents around the globe.

March 15, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department helps rescue child from drainpipe

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Fire Department rescued a 9-year-old child from a drainpipe in York County, Pennsylvania, March 4.

March 14, 2022

Annual tornado drill held on Defense Supply Center Richmond

Every year, Virginia’s tornado season peaks during the spring and summer seasons. It’s a time when the commonwealth is susceptible to severe thunderstorms which can produce short-lived, but very destructive tornados.

March 14, 2022

DLA Distribution hosts United Kingdom Ministry of Defence delegation

The last time a United Kingdom delegation visited was in 2019. This is their first return visit since COVID-19 pandemic protocols have been eased.

March 10, 2022

DLA employees honored in Defense Logistics Agency’s 54th Annual Employee Recognition Awards video

The Defense Logistics Agency released a video March 10 in recognition of its 54th Annual Employee Recognition Award Program for 2021. The awards recognize leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission in 13 categories.

March 10, 2022

New application helps DLA track COVID-19 test kits for White House mission

The Defense Logistics Agency has developed a new dashboard application to provide real-time metrics as it packs and distributes millions of free COVID-19 at-home tests to American households as part of the White House test kit mission.