DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 26, 2019

Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development Continues

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Planning and Industrial Support Division conducted an Industrial Support Activity training session Sept. 5 with personnel from the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama, their second iteration in a series of planned training sessions. The training is designed to strengthen partnerships, improve customer support and connect the efforts of the DLA team with the outcomes achieved at the ISA. Strong Partnerships is one of five lines of effort advanced by Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams as a roadmap to ensure victory against trans-regional multi-domain threats, in an increasingly complex global environment.

Sept. 20, 2019

Ohio Airmen celebrate 72 years of aerial support

The senior Air Force officer in command of The Ohio State University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps highlighted the Defense Federal Community’s 72nd Air Force birthday Sept. 18 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center Auditorium.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander retires following 32 years of service

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven celebrated 32 years of military service during a retirement ceremony in the Operations Center Auditorium September 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus, where she previously completed 29 years of Federal Service as a civilian logistician. In her final assignment, Haven served as the DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander. Haven, a native of Philadelphia, is an alumnus of The University of Maryland and holds a Master of Business Administration from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Haven stated she joined the Navy after falling in love with logistics in college and wanted to be part of the military’s vast, global mission.

Sept. 9, 2019

Family celebrates Army Officer's promotion

It was a family celebration Sept. 6 when Maj. Bruce Neighbor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Neighbor’s wife, Kristin, and sons, Zane (left) and Zachary (right), were on hand to place their father’s new rank on his uniform during a ceremony at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime headquarters, where Neighbor is a member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force.

Sept. 9, 2019

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime to assess operational posture

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited DLA Land and Maritime Sept. 5 through Sept. 6 to get an in-person update on the business operations and how they’ve been integrated into DLA’s Strategic Plan. He also presided over the Sept. 6 retirement ceremony of Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, Director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, before leaving Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 9, 2019

Land Supplier Operations achieves Nine Year Material Availability High

With more than 2.15 million servicemen and women serving in more than 160 countries and nearly 4,800