DLA Headquarters 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.

FedMall offers COVID-19 protective equipment to small businesses, state and local agencies to follow mid-July
DLA is making it easier for small businesses to purchase non-medical personal protective equipment through the new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall.
June 30, 2020 - As of June 22, FedMall's new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor allows small business contractors to choose from over 200 items through nine vendor catalogs.

ASOC enhances agency capabilities during COVID-19
The Defense Logistics Agency’s new state-of-the-art Agency Synchronization Operations Center opened Nov. 6 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Photo by Phil Prater
June 24, 2020 - Since DLA’s establishment in 1961, the agency has relied on the many iterations of its operations center as the single point for coordinating agencywide responses during disasters and emergencies.

Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns
James Brady, 14th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist and installation voting assistance officer, talks with Air Force Staff Sgt. Cory Henning, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron, during Armed Forces Voters Week in the base exchange on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., June 27, 2018. Though federal election years have a large effect on the voting community and activity, elections are happening across the country every year.
June 23, 2020 - Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's latest ethics message lays out the importance of political activity rules that Defense Department civilian employees and service members must follow. 

DLA Aviation News

DLA Aviation Spotlight: DeAnne Allshouse
The DLA Aviation spotlight shines on DeAnne Allshouse. She is a Customer Support Technician at DLA Aviation at Ogden, Utah on Hill Air Force Base. She has worked at Aviation for six months.
July 8, 2020 - Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

DLA Distribution News

DLA Distribution Korea, a key strategic logistics hub, conducts virtual change of command
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Korea, conducted a virtual change of command ceremony July 10 with outgoing commander, Army Lt. Col. James M McGee, transferring command to Army Lt. Col. Corinne McClellan. Navy Capt. Jason Adams, Supply Corps, commander, DLA Indo-Pacific, presided virtually.
July 10, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Korea, conducted a virtual change of command ceremony July 10 with outgoing commander, Army Lt. Col. James M McGee, transferring command to Army Lt. Col. Corinne McClellan. Navy Capt. Jason Adams, Supply Corps, commander, DLA Indo-Pacific, presided virtually.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Local band gives music ‘top priority’ in time of COVID
Top Priority bandmembers, from left to right, Brian Wise, Jiwon Han, Phil Davis and Dick Bartholic have a connection to the Defense Supply Center Columbus dating back more than 20 years. In addition to her hobby as the band's lead vocalist, Han's day job is working for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.
July 10, 2020 - As Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees navigated new work-from-home schedules in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, one employee’s hobby made its online debut in a series of web videos. Her hobby? Being lead singer in a local band.

Logistics In Action

Task Force Spartan Maintainers Keep the Task Force Moving
Soldiers of Task Force Spartan perform maintenance on vehicles to keep them mission capable on June 23, 2020 in Kuwait. Soldiers from the 42nd Infantry Division have been tasked with keeping Task Force Spartan vehicles ready from Humvees for missions to gators used to move around post. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew Winchell)
June 25, 2020 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Central website — Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division working in the motor pool play a critical role in keeping the division and Task Force Spartan Shield mission capable and is responsible for more than just working on equipment.

DLA Disposition Services News

Disposal specialists surge to support Army readiness in NY
North-East region staff surged to Fort Drum, New York, in June to help the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division divest its unwanted property. A variety of items - including rolling stock shown here - goes onto the agency's property books for reutilization, transfer, donation, or eventual sale.
July 10, 2020 - Extra Defense Logistics Agency personnel reported to Fort Drum in June to help the 2nd Brigade Combat Team clear property books.

DLA Energy News

DLA Energy celebrates 75th birthday
Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during World War II. From the 55-gallon drum to the latest automatic leak detection system for pipelines, Defense Logistics Agency Energy continue to procure and handle energy products to meet warfighter needs today.
July 8, 2020 - Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during the war. World War II in Europe had ended while the war in the Pacific was still being fought. Oil, in all its forms, was the lifeblood of the Allied War effort.

DLA Troop Support News

Troop Support workforce encouraged to wear teal on Tuesdays in July
The Defense Logistics Agency Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is launching an awareness and prevention campaign featuring events that would have been held during SAAPM, with a theme and hashtag of “Not Just April.” The events, which employees can participate in whether they are in the office or teleworking, start in July with Teal Tuesdays.
July 2, 2020 - The DLA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is launching an awareness and prevention campaign featuring events that would have been held during SAAPM, with a theme and hashtag of “Not Just April.” The events, which employees can participate in whether they are in the office or teleworking, start this month with Teal Tuesdays.