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Archive: August, 2017

Aug. 31, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency announces Superior Suppliers for 2017

The Defense Logistics Agency announces its top performing industry partners for 2017 as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.

Aug. 31, 2017

JB San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — At Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin, Texas, DLA, the Air Force 502nd Air Base Wing and FEMA set up an Incident Support Base operation Aug. 24, pre-positioning water, meals, blankets and other resources needed to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.

Aug. 28, 2017

Multifaceted DLA Aviation employee’s service supports nuclear mission

A technical sergeant in the Defense Logistics Agency Reserve Force predates most of the weapons systems he supports — but both DLA and the individual regard an unusual path to service as leading to the same destination: uncompromised readiness.

Aug. 25, 2017

DLA director visits Pacific region to recognize employees, engage leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited DLA installations throughout the Pacific Aug. 14-17 as part of his command familiarization tour, meeting employees and engaging with senior leaders from the agency and its customers.

Aug. 23, 2017

FED LOG program celebrates milestone

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Federal Logistics program celebrated 25 years of premier customer service in a recent all-hands event in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Aug. 18, 2017

Nothing eclipses DLA’s nationwide support

The total solar eclipse will draw eyes and darken skies as it travels across the United States, but it can’t dim the continued support of some Defense Logistics Agency locations in its path. Out of all of DLA’s locations worldwide, seven places will see the sun completely obscured by the moon in the eclipse’s path of totality Aug. 21.

Aug. 15, 2017

DLA employees recognized by packaging community

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees recently received awards from the National Institute of Packaging, Handling and Logistics Engineers for their contributions to the packaging community.

Aug. 11, 2017

DLA hones support to Marines on forward stock, transparent armor, disposal of excess, leaders report at Marine Corps/DLA Day

Logistics leaders from the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed how both organizations can refine their support to deployed Marines at the Marine Corps/DLA day Aug. 10.

Aug. 9, 2017

DLA Joint Reserves leader brings closure to families of sailors killed at Pearl Harbor

The chief of staff for the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force has volunteered to serve on two honor details this year, returning to family members the remains of newly identified sailors killed in World War II.

Aug. 4, 2017

Stay fit, involved, ready, DLA director urges service members at military breakfast

Military service members on duty at the Defense Logistics Agency headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, participated in a day of fellowship, fitness and focus on the mission Aug. 4, during the director’s first DLA 5K Run, Military Breakfast and Picnic.

Aug. 3, 2017

New DLA Charter outlines agency’s authorities

DLA customers throughout the government will likely find it easier than ever to obtain support from the agency, thanks to a long-awaited revision to a critical document.

Aug. 2, 2017

Document Services supports high-profile White House, shipboard events

Document Services, a division of DLA Information Operations, recently supported a high-profile White House event and the commissioning of the Navy's largest ship.