DLA Headquarters News

DLA prioritizes Internal Control Program
(From L) DLA Energy Deputy Commander Guy Beougher, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt discuss enterprise risk management and internal control procedures Feb. 8 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Photo by Phil Prater
Feb. 19, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders learned Feb. 8 about new mandates of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123, which defines management’s responsibilities for enterprise risk management and internal control.

Logisticians, Army focus on shared goals
Army DLA Day
Feb. 15, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency officials met with Army leaders at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Feb. 14 to discuss mutual objectives.

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.

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

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer addresses DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania leadership
DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, provides information during the question and answer period of his presentation to DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania leadership’s strategic planning conference held at the Susquehanna Club in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania Feb. 7.
Feb. 20, 2019 - Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, DLA Distribution, presented his command brief to

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

FARP: Land, refuel, leave
U.S. Air Force Airmen prepare for routine nighttime forward area refueling training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 4, 2018. FARP training prepares Airmen to effectively refuel aircraft in austere locations when air-to-air refueling is not possible or when fueling stations are not accessible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate)
Feb. 19, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — FARP, a specialty within the petroleum, oils and lubrication career field, trains Airmen to effectively refuel aircraft in remote locations when air-to-air refueling is not possible or when fueling stations are not accessible.

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: Arlinda Adderley
DLA Energy Okinawa Supervisory Chemist Arlinda Adderley. Courtesy photo
Feb. 19, 2019 - This year's 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

Shooting Star award recognizes the individual accomplishments of Subsistence employees
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain Deputy Director Rich Faso presents the Subsistence Shooting Star Award to Shannon Collins during a town hall in Philadelphia, Dec.12, 2018. Collins, a contract specialist in the Supplier Operations directorate, received the award for her efforts to make use of unmanned air systems, or drones, to deliver food and water to areas not accessible by normal modes of transportation.
Feb. 20, 2019 - The Shooting Star Award allows employees to nominate fellow team members for going above and beyond the call of duty to support the warfighter and be recognized during Subsistence’s quarterly town hall meeting.