DLA Headquarters News

DLA vice director: Resilience critical to agency’s success during pandemic
DLA Deputy Director Brad Bunn
May 10, 2021 - DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn describes how organizational and employee resilience contributed to the agency's success during the pandemic.

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Joint Reserve Force member Army Maj. Kristen Johnson analyzes a temperature monitor at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia April 28, 2021.
May 7, 2021 - Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

Industry association leaders get 2020 Supplier Survey results, new DLA Strategic Plan details
The Defense Logistics Agency held an Industry Association Leaders Webinar May 5, 2021, that covered results of the 2020 Suppliers Survey, demand planning projections and the new 2016-2026 Strategic Plan.
May 7, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency is upping its game in how it understands industry and leverages data to improve processes, the DLA vice director told leaders of 13 industry associations in a May 5 webinar that also focused on 2020 Supplier Survey results and demand projections.  

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM employee champions women’s causes through pageantry
Andrea Forester, a program manager for DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM’s Business Management Office, poses for a photo with her 4-year-old daughter Evangeline, 2-year-old son Declan and husband Michael. As Mrs. Florida, she will compete June 10-12, 2021, for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title. Courtesy photo
May 5, 2021 - Andrea Forester from DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM will compete for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title in June with the goal of helping women gain economic independence and personal growth through nonprofits like Dress for Success and EmpowHERment.

DLA Aviation News

Police Week 2021 Spotlight: Police Officer Scott Wiseman
Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management at Richmond recognizes Police Officer Scott Wiseman 
during National Police Week virtual observances which takes place May 9 – 15, 2021. Wiseman is a 
police officer at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.
May 10, 2021 - As part of National Police Week virtual observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Management at Richmond spotlight Police Officer Scott Wiseman, who selflessly secures and protects Defense Supply Center Richmond, its people and our neighbors every day.

DLA Distribution News

McGovern departs DLA Distribution Corpus Christi and Autrey takes command
Army Lt. Col. Justin McGovern, left, outgoing commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, transferred leadership to incoming Army Lt. Col. Cody Autrey during a change of command ceremony May 7.
May 7, 2021 - Texas native Army Lt. Col. Cody Autrey took command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, from outgoing commander Army Lt. Col. Justin McGovern in a change of command ceremony May 7.

DLA Land and Maritime News

European American Program puts spotlight on local survivor during annual Holocaust Remembrance
Murray Ebner was born in Poland and survived the Holocaust before immigrating to America and settling in Columbus, Ohio. Later in life, Ebner shared his experience with local schoolchildren to help educate on the atrocities of the Holocaust.
April 22, 2021 - The Holocaust impacted many lives across the world and the story of a local survivor within the Central Ohio community is the focus of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office’s European American Special Emphasis Program committee.

Logistics In Action

$35-million fuel hydrant system comes online
Danny Bowlin, a fuels contractor, pumps fuel from a new $35 million Type III fuel hydrant system, to a KC-135R Stratotanker on May 4, 2021 at Grissom Air Reserve Base. The new system replaces a system installed in the 1950s. (U.S. Air Force photo/Douglas Hays)
May 4, 2021 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — Fueling the fight got a little easier recently as Grissom brought a new $35-million fuel hydrant system on-line.

DLA Disposition Services News

Mobile Battle Creek Veterans Affairs team vaccinates local community members
Installation Management Deputy Site Director Earl Burge receives a COVID vaccination from the Battle Creek Veterans Affairs mobile transport team at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center May 7, 2021.
May 10, 2021 - The HDIFC played host to Battle Creek Veterans Affairs as they administered COVID vaccinations to veterans, their spouses, and caregivers.

DLA Energy News

Second quarter employees of the quarter
Defense Logistics Agency Energy congratulates its military and civilian employees of the quarter.
May 11, 2021 - DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s second quarter, fiscal year 2021 military, civilian and strategic goals employees of the quarter.

DLA Troop Support News

Troop Support team members earn Employee, Team, Supervisor of the Year Awards
Airmen assigned to the 186th Air Refueling Wing, Mississippi Air National Guard, help U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adriana Campbell-Page, COVID-19 test administrator, put on her personal protection equipment at a mobile testing site in De Kalb, Miss., Apr. 24, 2020. The DLA Troop Support Medical PPE team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.
May 11, 2021 - The DLA Troop Support Medical personal protective equipment team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.

COVID-19

Troop Support team members earn Employee, Team, Supervisor of the Year Awards
Airmen assigned to the 186th Air Refueling Wing, Mississippi Air National Guard, help U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adriana Campbell-Page, COVID-19 test administrator, put on her personal protection equipment at a mobile testing site in De Kalb, Miss., Apr. 24, 2020. The DLA Troop Support Medical PPE team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.
May 11, 2021 - The DLA Troop Support Medical personal protective equipment team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.