DLA Headquarters News

DLA supports DoD mission at Travis AFB
Carlos Castro of DLA Document Services prepares to cut posters at Travis Air Force Base, California, Feb. 7. The facility provides a variety of printing services to federal agencies and government offices. Photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman
Feb. 15, 2019 - DLA Document Services offers printing services for everything from outdoor signs to aircraft logos at Travis Air Force Base, California.

Employee shares Enterprise Rotation Program experience
Erin Hall, a DLA Strategic Materials strategic analyst, participates in the yearlong Enterprise Rotation Program in the Strategic Initiatives Group at DLA Headquarters. Photo by Phil Prater
Feb. 13, 2019 - A DLA employee shares her experience making global connections and growing her skills through a rotational assignment with the Strategic Initiatives Group in the DLA director’s office.

Scott named new Vice Director
Mike Scott, current DLA Logistics Operations deputy director, is the new DLA Vice Director.
Feb. 7, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Director Darrell Williams announced the selection of Mike Scott, current deputy director of DLA Logistics Operations, as his new vice director.

Spring-like day draws over 125 participants to Frosty Bear 5K
McNamara Headquarters Complex employees take off from the start point during MWR’s Frosty Bear 5K Feb. 6. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Feb. 7, 2019 - The annual Frosty Bear 5K run/walk drew over 125 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees including moms and dads with strollers.

DLA Aviation News

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Meia Barnes
The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Meia Barnes, a quality assurance product specialist within DLA Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate’s Aviation and Airframes Division. She’s worked at Aviation for 3.5 years.
Feb. 13, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Meia Barnes, a quality assurance product specialist within DLA Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate’s Aviation and Airframes Division.

DLA Distribution News

Distribution acquisition specialist honored with commander coin
DLA Distribution Acquisition Specialist, Joshua Woodworth receives a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones February employee recognition event Feb. 1.
Feb. 15, 2019 - In an effort to boost morale and talk face-to-face with DLA Distribution headquarters employees, Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, has implemented a monthly employee recognition program. Directorates are to provide names of their heavy hitters—those who have gone above and beyond to ensure the mission of DLA Distribution is met and exceeded, and Jones presents them with a commander’s coin and a thank you.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Successes, challenges theme of annual joint reserve force summit
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer (left) and Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven (far right) recognized JRF members for their contributions to DLA Land and Maritime across 2018 during the force’s annual summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Pictured left to right: Air Force Tech. Sgt. Amanda Felix, Army Master Sgt. Tadd Long and Army Capt. Garland “Kip” Fleming. Recognized but not pictured: Navy Master Chief James Hershberger.
Jan. 24, 2019 - Military reservists and DLA Land and Maritime leaders joined together Jan. 4 during the Joint Forces Operational Summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Logistics In Action

New culinary outpost kiosks tested at Fort Stewart
Spc. David Armstrong, Culinary Specialist for 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, passes out orders at the Outpost Food Truck, Jan. 22, at Fort Stewart, Ga. The food truck offers a variety of food from burgers and fries to tacos and salads, allowing Soldiers a chance to eat affordable meals without having to travel far from work or home.
Feb. 10, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The Army is rolling out programs to modernize aspects of lethality, including shooting, moving, communicating, training and sustaining. Part of that sustainment piece focuses on food operations by implementing Culinary Outpost Kiosks in installations, starting with a pilot program at Ft. Stewart, Ga.

DLA Disposition Services News

Utah students benefit from Computers for Learning
Kevin Lambert, a teacher at Layton Christian Academy in Utah, oversees his students as they work on computers donated to the school through the DoD Computers for Learning Program and DLA Disposition Services.
Feb. 13, 2019 - A small K-12 academy recently updated one of its computer labs with 60 used military laptops for only $2,500

DLA Energy News

Black History Month Spotlight: Caleb Whitaker, Jr.
Caleb Whitaker, Jr., a resolution specialist for DLA Energy Japan, said he takes pride is using critical thinking and effective communication to work through difficult processes and assist in solving fuel inventory problems. Graphic by Connie Braesch.
Feb. 15, 2019 - This year's national Black History month theme is “Black Migrations” honoring African Americans in motion. Just like their ancestors, these DLA Energy employees are driving forward, progressing their lives and careers in positive ways.

DLA Troop Support News

Troop Support staff office ‘steps into the breach,’ thanked by commander
DLA Troop Support Procurement employees Nate Prattico, Eileen Friel, Raeshon Falkowski and Joan Estelly ,left to right, pose outside of the Procurement office during an appreciation ceremony Feb. 6, 2019 in Philadelphia. The employees were recognized for their volunteerism and support after completing assignments in the Construction and Equipment supply chain to assist with high workload demands. Photo by John Dwyer III.
Feb. 14, 2019 - Four acquisition professionals from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were recognized for their teamwork and accomplishments Feb. 6 in Philadelphia. Joan Estelly, Raeshon Falkowski, Eileen Friel and Nate Prattico, all from DLA Troop Support’s Procurement Directorate, received certificates of appreciation and a command coin from DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly as thanks for their contributions to the Construction and Equipment supply chain during a period of high demand and employee turn-over.