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April 20, 2016

I am DLA

Wallan Hashimoto, a management and program analyst for DLA Disposition Services Pacific.

April 20, 2016

History Highlights

“The Army marches on its stomach” is a phrase credited to Napoleon, but the need to feed a military on the move is a timeless concern.

April 15, 2016

Agency employees help sailors ship out their hazardous wastes

When used oils or fluids from Navy ships at Yokosuka, Japan, need to be disposed of, sailors turn to DLA Disposition Services for help.

April 14, 2016

DLA director stresses audit sustainment and Process Excellence to workforce

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch and members of DLA’s Strategic Plans and Policy division left no doubt that audit sustainment and Process Excellence remain a top priority for the agency. The director hosted an all-hands town hall meeting on the subject at the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 12.

April 13, 2016

Aviation employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 13.

April 12, 2016

DLA Logistics on Location videos reveal the source behind the force

DLA invites you to view its Logistics on Location videos for a behind-the-scenes look at how the agency supports our nation’s warfighters.

April 12, 2016

'Silent Running': DLA employee finds resiliency in extreme distances

Many DLA employees might refer to their workdays as “running around the whole day,” but Army Lt. Col. Jamie Miller, a DLA senior operations research analyst, literally ran from sunrise to sunset in a recent 50-mile endurance run.

April 11, 2016

Emergency Communications Center, partners in protection

April 10-16 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, when DLA Installation Support at Richmond recognizes the hard work and dedication of its emergency telecommunicators — more commonly known as 911 dispatchers.

April 11, 2016

Preventing sexual harassment, assault everyone’s responsibility

Employees must play an active role in creating a safe and supportive workplace, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said in a recent blog highlighting the prevention of sexual harassment and assault.

April 8, 2016

Agency director observes Army divestiture efforts

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch observed the divestiture of Army property over to DLA Distribution and DLA Disposition Services during his April 5 visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, one of the first sites to start the process.

April 6, 2016

DLA Troop Support Pacific conducts ‘symphony’ of food support for Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

To see the many moving pieces of equipment loading food onto a Navy aircraft carrier before a training exercise with the Republic of Korea was "like watching a symphony play," a logistician with DLA Troop Support Pacific said.

April 6, 2016

DLA group earns award for improving financial process

The Defense Logistics Agency Outbound Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request Process Improvement Team has been awarded the American Society of Military Comptrollers Washington Chapter Large Team Award.

April 6, 2016

DLA Energy employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Energy employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 6.

April 6, 2016

DLA HQ employees remember the real-life Titans

Five members of the original Titans football team featured in the movie "Remember the Titans," delivered a presentation on leadership at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 31.

April 5, 2016

New commanders selected for three DLA activities

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch has announced the selection of new commanders for three DLA activities: Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin Chapin, DLA Energy; Army Col. John Laskodi, DLA Distribution; and Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic, DLA Land and Maritime.