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June 21, 2021

Law Enforcement Support Office hosts state coordinators for in-person training

DLA Disposition Services’ LESO program invited state coordinators to the first face-to-face training since the pandemic.

May 26, 2021

USMC gets a lift in Battle Creek

Personnel in Michigan are getting a quality training opportunity while providing money-saving heavy-lift capability to a deactivating Marine Corps Bridge Company that came to DLA’s aid in the past.

May 12, 2021

Virtual workshops examine waste disposal alternatives

DLA and Army Corps of Engineers personnel will soon begin meeting online to brainstorm waste disposal methods and technologies.

May 3, 2021

DLA takes center stage during virtual Small Business Networking Session

DLA provides Michigan small businesses with networking tools and educates them on government purchasing and selling capabilities.

April 23, 2021

Defense fuel support at Craney Island

DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas visited fuel facilities at NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Craney Island in Virginia, April 15. A significant asset in the DLA Energy Americas East supply chain, Craney Island issues over 750 million gallons of military specification fuel to Navy and DOD customers every year.

April 9, 2021

After a decade in the “Boneyard,” Wise Guy back in action

On May 19, 2016, an Air Force B-52 Bomber, with seven crew members onboard, crashed at Anderson Air Force Base on Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific close to 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. All survived the fiery crash that reduced the Air Force’s B-52 fleet to 75, one less than the congressionally mandated 76.

March 8, 2021

DLA Energy debuts industry newsletter

Industry Connections, a new quarterly DLA Energy newsletter, was released in January to DLA Energy suppliers, partners and industry stakeholders. The newsletter features upcoming procurement opportunities, business unit spotlight stories, and demand planning information.

Jan. 4, 2021

Virtual conference sustains communication between DLA Disposition Services and small business

“Coffee and Contracting” is a monthly event hosted by the Southwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center bringing government buyers and small business leaders together to talk, learn from each other.

Nov. 9, 2020

DLA closes out fiscal 2020 with strong small business partnership

The Defense Logistics Agency exceeded its small business contracting goal for the eighth consecutive year by awarding more than 40% of its annual contract dollars to small businesses. Fiscal 2020 also marked the third year in a row that DLA exceeded $15 billion in contract awards to small businesses.

Oct. 29, 2020

U.S. aircraft inaugural refueling in India

In a historical event, a U.S. Navy aircraft refueled for the first time at India’s strategic base in Andaman and Nicobar Islands late September under a fuel agreement between DLA Energy and the Indian Ministry of Defense.