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July 10, 2019

Subsistence employee ensures fresh produce for Comfort deployment

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence overcame the challenge of a lack of prime vendor support in the U.S. Southern Command region to support delivery of fresh produce to the USNS Comfort during a deployment from June thru November as it provides medical assistance in support of regional partners in the SOUTHCOM area.

July 10, 2019

DSCR Restoration Advisory Board holds quarterly meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 8 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

July 10, 2019

Federal laws steer DLA mission, business practices

The Defense Logistics Agency has been affected by Congress as much as the executive branch during its 58-year history. While some of the influence has come through oversight, the majority resulted from legislation that determined how the agency is structured, operates and employs its workforce. 

July 10, 2019

Excess military computers go to school in Texas

The technology director at the school district in Mart, Texas, has put military hardware into the hands of all his high schools students, thanks to DLA Disposition Services and its DOD Computers for learning program.

July 10, 2019

San Joaquin Partnering with the Discovery ChalleNGe Academy to enhance the distribution center’s workforce

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, located in Tracy, has partnered with the leadership of the Discovery ChalleNGe Academy to obtain qualified graduates to work in the Unitized Group Rations

July 9, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief retires

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk A. Greiner retired after more than 30 years of military service to his country.

July 9, 2019

Distribution Leaders participate in BYR2S 2019

The Defense Logistics Agency hosted the 2019 Building Your Roadmap to Success Leadership Forum May 7-10, 2019 at DLA headquarters in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as an opportunity to inspire, develop and

July 8, 2019

Celebrating the Comeback of the Burning River, 1969-2019

To many, the Cuyahoga River fire on June 22, 1969 represents a turning point for environmental regulation. This river caught the attention of a nation due to excessive water pollution. Certainly not the worst, it was thrust to the forefront as a symbol of environmental degradation. With the formation of the U.S. EPA in 1970 and passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, changes were in store for all waterways in the United States. In addition to the Clean Water Act, the Cuyahoga River was one of 43 Areas of Concern identified by the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. These programs and regulations were focused on improving the lives of those both in and near the water. Now 50 years later, how is this river doing in its recovery “fueled” by local, state and federal partners?

July 8, 2019

German national recognized for 35 years of service

Wolfgang Leis, a host nation employee, was recognized for his 35 years of service during a ceremony at the Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 27. The Length of Service Award Presentation ceremony recognizes all host nation employees who have continuously served the U.S. Armed Forces for greater than 20 years.

July 8, 2019

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies

The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski was born Sept, 8 1992, in New Haven, Conn. into a naval family found himself being just the newest member in his family to partake in this naval tradition when he enlisted in the Navy in the summer of 2012.