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Jan. 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime cements legacy of fallen hero

DLA Land and Maritime on Jan. 21 paid a final tribute to one if its own, renaming a newly renovated building to honor a fallen hero, Stephen Byus.

Jan. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation Operations Center Phase I construction in full swing

Construction on the new five-story Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is in full swing and a great deal of progress has been made since the groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 15, 2015.

Jan. 21, 2016

Recruits receive new Army uniforms as rollout continues

Army recruits will now join soldiers already wearing the Operational Camouflage Pattern as the rollout of the new Army Combat Uniform continues.

Jan. 19, 2016

DLA forging and casting investment continues to provide returns 25 years later

In the early 1990s, Defense Logistics Agency recognized the need to invest in future technology; the agency saw that some once-robust domestic supply chains were disappearing, fragmenting or going overseas. Now, 25-plus years later, the agency’s forging and casting initiative is yielding benefits from knowledge shared by industry, the military services and DLA Aviation.

Jan. 13, 2016

DLA Document Services delivers critical print-on-demand products

DLA Document Services offers various print-on-demand documents that provide critical information to deployed personnel throughout the world.

Jan. 11, 2016

DLA shows its commitment to the nuclear enterprise

The Defense Logistics Agency demonstrated its commitment to supporting America’s aging nuclear fleet with a memorandum of agreement outlining logistics support to the U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Jan. 7.

Jan. 4, 2016

DLA Disposition Services scraps decommissioned ship

A chapter in Navy and DLA Disposition Services history is ending in a trench dug off New Orleans’ Industrial Canal, less than three miles from the French Quarter.

Jan. 4, 2016

Stranded travelers, snowbound residents benefit from ex-military gear

DLA recently helped local communities deal with emergency snowfall by providing excess military equipment donated by DoD through the Law Enforcement Support Office program.

Dec. 31, 2015

DLA Distribution Current Operations chief retires after 38 years

DLA’s chief of current operations retired in December following a 38-year career with the Federal government in which he began as a warehouse worker.

Dec. 31, 2015

Procurement assistance centers help small-business owners, government buyers

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program, created in 1985 to increase the number of small businesses capable of participating in government contracts, is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs, with centers in Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and all 50 states.

Dec. 29, 2015

DLA employee receives Canadian Meritorious Service Medal

DLA’s Eugene Shearer received Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal on Dec. 15 for his contributions as chief of the Combined Joint Logistics Branch of Regional Command South, Afghanistan, in 2010 and 2011, while serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army.

Dec. 28, 2015

New rapid deployment teams complete training, equipping requirements

The Defense Logistics Agency’s ability to quickly respond to national emergencies and global contingencies grew stronger as a group of rapid deployers completed pre-deployment training and equipping requirements with the Joint Logistics Operations Center’s Mission Support Team.

Dec. 24, 2015

DLA Energy donates toys to Toys for Tots Program

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees donated more than 150 toys for the 2015 U.S. Marine Corps

Dec. 22, 2015

Big trucks bring big boxes, big bucks saved

DLA Disposition Services has been a Santa facilitator, ensuring some big boxes got delivered to Marines in Virginia a week before Santa makes his normal rounds.

Dec. 22, 2015

Unit conducts valuable training while helping reduce backlog

Members of Disposition Services Unit Six of Jacksonville, Florida, used their December drill dates too not only complete the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Incremental Duty Training, or “JIDT Block II,” but also to help the local DLA Disposition Services site catch up on demilitarization and avoid shipping items to Alabama for the required work.