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June 18, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps keep lunchtime going during COVID-19

At the height of schools closing around the country due to COVID-19 in mid-March, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Subsistence supply chain added 200 schools from Illinois to a program that would help them get fresh fruits and vegetables into lunches for students and eventually the community.

June 18, 2020

Process improvements speed parts delivery

Metrics don’t always tell the whole story and successful organizations welcome customer feedback and areas to improve. Back in January, the 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron leadership at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex reached out to the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins’ Storage and Distribution team about issue and delivery delays for raw materials not being delivered to their mechanics quickly enough.

June 18, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Steven Hinton

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Steven Hinton, Distribution Process worker, moves critical items through the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.

June 17, 2020

Medical provides support to veteran Warfighters

The Medical Customer Operations Collective (Whole of Government) division recently on boarded the Armed Forces Retirement Homes in response to a high-visibility request that came down from the Office of the Assistant of the Secretary of Defense Health Affairs.

June 17, 2020

All hail Ceaser! DLA Aviation Jacksonville gets new leader

Navy Cmdr. Curtis Ceaser took over as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Jacksonville, Florida during a virtual change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Jacksonville, June 15. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford officiated the ceremony virtually from Washington, D.C., where he is currently on a special assignment as the deputy director of the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

June 17, 2020

Agency aids NATO disposal needs

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Afghanistan not only support the equipment disposal needs for U.S. forces, but they also answer the call for NATO items.

June 17, 2020

Next DLA Land and Maritime commander announced

The Department of Defense announced June 2 that U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry, director of logistics, fleet supply and ordnance for U.S. Pacific Fleet, will succeed Rear Adm. John Palmer as commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.

June 17, 2020

San Joaquin’s Winter receives the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award in the Strong Partnerships Category

Distribution Facilities Manager Shad Winter assigned as the Mission Group chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award winner in the Strong Partnerships Category for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.

June 16, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Jennifer Child

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Jennifer Child works for the Defense Logistics Agency as a material handler in the Storage and Distribution Division, where she supports the F-16 and A-10 weapon systems, as well as the C-130 cargo plane.

June 16, 2020

DLA director describes return-to-work plan in virtual town hall

Defense Logistics Agency leaders are finalizing a return-to-work plan that balances employee safety with the agency’s warfighter support mission, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams said during a live Town Hall via Facebook.