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Archive: July, 2016

July 30, 2016

DLA Director shares culture survey results, progress toward strategic plan goals

Mission and involvement were the most improved areas of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Culture Survey, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a town hall focusing on agency goals in areas such as people and culture at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 27.

July 29, 2016

New quick guides help DLA team members respond to sexual assaults

Two quick guides can help DLA employees and supervisors know the steps to take after a report of sexual assault.

July 27, 2016

Defense Logistics Agency announces Superior Suppliers for 2015

Today the Defense Logistics Agency announced its top performing industry partners for fiscal year 2015 as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.

July 27, 2016

DLA earns DoD recognition for hiring people with disabilities

DLA was recognized by the Department of Defense as a model employer of people with disabilities at a July 22 ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring individuals and organizations that exhibit extraordinary support to the Workforce Recruitment Program.

July 25, 2016

DLA Energy command changes hands

A new commander took the helm of DLA Energy July 22, replacing Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark McLeod, who will retire after 30 years of military service.

July 22, 2016

Canadian officer departs agency with American allegiance in her heart

A Canadian Army major will soon complete her tour as the first officer from her nation to serve at DLA as part of a U.S./Canadian military exchange program.

July 20, 2016

Defense Distribution Center: Continually transforming to meet customer needs

There is no doubt that audit readiness and process excellence are top priorities for DLA Distribution. Continuous process improvement is the hub of process excellence. As a result, the Defense Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., installation has transformed over the years as the needs of the warfighters have changed.

July 19, 2016

Million-tire milestone

DLA Land and Maritime’s Tires Successor Initiative achieved a major milestone June 28 when a 16.00R20 radial tire sent to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, in support of the HEMTT retrofit program became the millionth tire shipped since contract performance began.

July 18, 2016

Pokémon Go: Protect the agency, protect yourself

Playing Pokémon Go may be fun, but it can pose risks to operations security and your own privacy. Keeping a few tips in mind will help you avoid those pitfalls.

July 15, 2016

Agency's first senior enlisted leader retires

The 43-year career of Randy Taft, DLA’s first senior enlisted leader, was celebrated July 15 in a ceremony by numerous dignitaries, DLA employees and Taft family members.

July 14, 2016

July/August issue of Loglines magazine now available

The July/August 2016 issue of Loglines magazine is now available.

July 12, 2016

Annual contingency training underway

Defense Logistics Agency personnel from around the country and globe converged on Battle Creek , Michigan, this week to kick off the 2016 edition of Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training, or "OCORT."

July 12, 2016

DLA joins fight against Zika

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime health officials are working with Army entomologists to collect mosquito samples on its installation in Columbus, Ohio, to test for the Zika virus.

July 8, 2016

Foreign officers' course visits DLA Distribution for lesson on DoD logistics

On July 6, students in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited the Department of Defense’s largest distribution center to learn how DoD does global logistics.

July 1, 2016

Teams safeguard employees against insider threats

The Defense Logistics Agency will be the first of 43 Department of Defense components to have a fully operational insider-threat program, achieving this goal well ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline.