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Sept. 20, 2016

Former Clothing and Textiles, Acquisition leader inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Who could the Defense Logistics Agency turn to help stand up a new office, modernize the way it does business or stabilize support for an entire supply chain after a scandal? In each case, Paul Zebrowski answered the call and will be recognized for his accomplishments with a place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 19, 2016

Operations personnel use new partnership to protect supply chains, prevent counterfeits

For more than a decade, an increase in counterfeit and suspected counterfeit spare parts has challenged Defense Logistics Agency’s quality-control and technical personnel. But DLA’s recent partnership with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center has improved DLA’s detection methods and increased the range of parts DLA can test for authenticity.

Sept. 19, 2016

Director who led DLA support for Iraq surge to join Hall of Fame

Retired Navy Vice Adm. Al Thompson, who led DLA as director at a time when a surge in deployed personnel demanded a surge in critical equipment from DLA — and then led the agency through declining defense budgets — will join the Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 16, 2016

Kluczynski, developer of leaders, to join DLA Hall of Fame

A program that helps transform Defense Logistics Agency employees into leaders is a legacy that earned Paula Kluczynski a posthumous place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 15, 2016

Aviation employee's theme chosen for 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month

The 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month theme, “Embracing, Enriching, and Enabling America” was submitted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Maurice Sanabria, chief, Command Programs Office in the Command Support Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. This is the second national theme win for Sanabria. His theme was also selected in 2012.

Sept. 15, 2016

Galbraith, force behind critical distribution system, joins DLA Hall of Fame

One of the 2016 inductees into the DLA Hall of Fame, Kent “Rocky” Galbraith, spent 38 years with DLA, beginning as a warehouse worker at Defense Depot Ogden Utah in 1966.

Sept. 14, 2016

Ennis, past deputy, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, three-term mayor, named for Hall of Fame

In 1984, David Ennis was voted one of 10 Outstanding DLA Personnel; in 2016 he is one of seven honorees to join the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 13, 2016

Property disposal specialist killed in Bagram to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Krissie Davis, a civilian DLA employee killed while on her second volunteer deployment in June 2015, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 13, 2016

Army, DLA senior leaders discuss ways to improve readiness via close work on metrics, other areas

Senior leaders from the Army and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed how they can better track and project shortages in military equipment and more fully adopt a common system for monitoring disposal of excess or worn-out equipment at the annual Army/DLA Day at the Pentagon Sept. 8.

Sept. 12, 2016

DLA Hall of Fame 2016: Adolphi excels as leader, citizen-soldier in a career of firsts

On each day leading up to the 2016 DLA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sept. 20, dla.mil will highlight the career of one of the seven new honorees. Today's feature explores the achievements of Celia Adolphi, who served as the first civilian deputy director of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Reserve Force and was first woman in the Army Reserve to attain the rank of major general.

Sept. 12, 2016

DLA Pacific welcomes new commander as Ellis receives accolades for job well done

Army Col. Rick Ellis relinquished his command of Defense Logistics Agency Pacific in a Sept. 6 ceremony aboard the historic USS Missouri, docked at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Sept. 9, 2016

Agency designates day to promote resilience

The Defense Logistics Agency sponsored its first Resiliency Day, emphasizing the theme, “Resiliency in Action” at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 7.

Sept. 9, 2016

September/October 2016 Loglines magazine now available

The latest issue of Loglines magazine features stories from across the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.

Sept. 8, 2016

DLA looks to commercial industry for innovative solutions

Counterfeit parts prevention and additive manufacturing are among numerous areas that need innovative solutions from commercial industry, Defense Logistics Agency’s research and development chief said during the agency’s first Research and Development Industry Day Sept. 7 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.