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DLA Headquarters Recent News

Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Jordon Gillis and DLA Vice Director Mike Scott prepare to pass the DLA flag in a military tradition that marks a formal transfer of authority and responsibility. Scott will serve as acting director until the agency’s next military leader is confirmed by Congress.
July 9, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott June 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Mark Brown among DLA SES’ recognized for contributions to military
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive Mark Brown is a member of the Senior Executive Service recently honored with the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award for his contributions to supporting the nation's military services.
July 1, 2020 - During a June 25 virtual event broadcast from Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters, DLA Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive, Mark Brown was one of several field Senior Executives awarded the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award honoring their contributions to supporting our nation’s military services.

Defense Supply Center Columbus to implement enhanced visitor process
The Defense Supply Center Columbus is finalizing an enhanced visitor clearance system that will improve installation security and increase efficiencies for visitors requesting entrance to the installation. This new process will be implemented beginning Aug. 1, 2020.
June 24, 2020 - The Defense Supply Center Columbus is finalizing an enhanced visitor clearance system that will improve installation security and increase efficiencies for visitors requesting entrance to the installation. This new process will be implemented beginning Aug. 1, 2020.

Pride Month recalls military LGBT champions
The Department of Defense recognizes the contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender servicemembers each June and reaffirms its commitment to equality, integrity and respect.
June 24, 2020 - During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, we celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equality. Integrity and respect are fundamental qualities of our military and civilian culture.

DLA Land and Maritime leader closes out stellar career supporting nation’s military
Ben Roberts, Deputy Director of Maritime Supplier Operations at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, will retire June 30, closing out a 33-year civil service career.
June 19, 2020 - From teaching high school mathematics in Mission, Texas, to juggling the demanding responsibilities as a member of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s senior leadership team, the professional journey has taken Ben Roberts on a 33-year experience as a member of the U.S. Civilian Service that ends with his June 30 retirement.

Exit Interview with Land and Maritime Chief of Staff
Air Force Col. Janette Ketchum has served as the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Chief of Staff since July 2018.
June 19, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime will complete a changeover this month in its Chief of Staff position, a critical leadership component in ensuring successful daily operations. Outgoing Chief of Staff U.S. Air Force Col. Janette D. Ketchum is transitioning to her next command challenge as the pace of military moves picks up amid the COVID-19 environment.