DLA Headquarters News

DLA Director signs sexual assault awareness, prevention proclamation
DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams (center) signs the 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation in the presence of agency senior leaders and DLA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Manager Renée Ferranti (right), at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 20. Photo by Teodora Mocanu.
March 20, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams signed the 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation in the presence of agency senior leaders during the March 20 executive board meeting.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Kari Riskedahl
Kari Riskedahl is the DLA Logistics Information’s business relationship manager to DLA Land & Maritime and chief of the Information Technology Operations Center Division.
March 19, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes March as Women’s History Month. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting female employees who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Butler embraces sea change in joint reserve force
Navy Master Chief Petty Officer James Butler will replace Navy Command Master Chief Bill Sherman as senior enlisted leader in the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force April 1.
March 18, 2019 - Navy Master Chief Petty Officer James Butler will replace Navy Command Master Chief Bill Sherman as senior enlisted leader in the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force April 1.

WRP gives agency 64 chances to hire college students, recent grads
The WRP is an annual recruitment and referral program that places prescreened college students and recent graduates with disabilities in 14-week internships at federal agencies.
March 14, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency has 64 openings in this year’s Workforce Recruitment Program. For managers, that’s 64 opportunities to test a prospective employee before hiring them.

DLA Aviation News

New sources, faster parts for potential DLA suppliers
Maintainers check over an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter as members of the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing prepare to deploy in support of rescue efforts following Hurricane Michael in October. Wire harnesses and electrical cable assemblies used on the system are two examples of items DLA has achieved lower prices for through the Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program.
March 15, 2019 - DLA Aviation’s Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program solves procurement issues like long production lead times and rising supply costs.

DLA Distribution News

Director of the Office of the Chief Management Officer, Department of the Navy, visits DDNV
Ms. Alaleh Jenkins, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations) and Rear Adm. Doug Noble, Special Assistant for Audit Readiness, Office of the Secretary of the Navy.
March 20, 2019 - Alaleh Jenkins, director, Office of the Chief Management Officer, Department of the Navy,

DLA Land and Maritime News

Skills to last a lifetime, theme of mentoring graduation ceremony
DLA Land and Maritime mentees and mentors graduate the Level II Mentoring Program Mar. 13 at Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium. The 58 mentees were the first class to have been selected on a competitive bases. The nine month program promotes and improves professional relationships and skillsets.
March 15, 2019 - ceremony that culminated nine months of dedication and work in the Level II Mentoring Program March 13 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium. Level II is a voluntary, formal mentoring program for associates at the general salary grades 9 through 12.

Logistics In Action

Osan logisticians support presidential movement
President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Feb. 26. (Courtesy photo by Manan Vatsyayana / AFP - Getty Images)
March 20, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — While all eyes were on the world’s stage, U.S. Air Force logisticians helped pave the way for the successful execution of the second U.S. and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea summit held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 27-28, 2019.

DLA Disposition Services News

Having their pi and eating it too
Don Phillips, DLA Installation Support at Battle Creek site director, uses a treadmill in the Federal Center’s Fitness Center to complete his run.
March 20, 2019 - Runners from the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center and Battle Creek’s Michigan Air National Guard Base tracked the numbers in their time March 14 as they honored one of world’s most famous numbers -- 3.14.

DLA Energy News

DFSP Selma Railcar Replacement
Aging 30-year-old Department of Defense-owned 20,000 gallon railcars at Defense Fuel Support Point Selma, North Carolina, are being phased out and replaced with leased 30,000 gallon railcars. Photo taken by Mike Purkey
March 20, 2019 - Newly leased 30,000 gallon railcars with improved safety features are providing increased fuel capability at the Defense Fuel Support Point Selma, North Carolina.

DLA Troop Support News

C&E employees conduct spring cleaning to demonstrate VPP program commitment
DLA Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain employees pose for a photo during the spring clean-up event in Building 3 March 20, 2019 in Philadelphia. The employees participated in the housekeeping component of the VPP program, an OSHA led initiative, that encourages cooperative efforts between management, employees and unions to reduce mishaps, pest and improve workplace safety. (Photo by Alexandria Brimage-Gray).
March 20, 2019 - DLA Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain employees conduct spring clean-up event in Building 3 March 20, 2019 in Philadelphia. The leaders implemented a supply chain wide housekeeping event to demonstrate the directorate’s commitment to the VPP program, an OSHA led initiative that promotes good housekeeping in the office environment as a major part of its mishap, pest management and fire prevention efforts.