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May 4, 2020

DLA rapid deployment teams ready to provide emergency logistics support

Three Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Teams stand ready to help military and federal agencies supporting global emergencies like humanitarian assistance and pandemic response. Employees on the cross-functional, 13-member red, white and blue teams are trained to immediately deploy wherever they’re needed.

May 1, 2020

Fitness Center offers free online options for staying in shape during social distancing

The Defense Federal Community may no longer be able to attend in-person fitness classes at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fitness Center but they still have a variety of virtual options for staying in shape to choose from thanks to the center’s fitness experts. When fitness centers across Ohio closed in late March to comply with the coronavirus pandemic’s social distancing requirements, the installation’s Fitness Center quickly responded by adding free virtual workout options, On-Demand videos and Workout of the Day plans.

May 1, 2020

Land and Maritime receives, distributes 1,500 cloth face masks to inhibit virus spread

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime received a shipment of approximately 1,500 cloth masks April 23 that are being issued to first responders and other essential members of the workforce as an additional protective measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

May 1, 2020

DLA PaCEr halfway to fulfilling career milestone

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs is running a series of stories profiling the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) Program and the experiences of those who are just beginning the program, those halfway through and those who have successfully graduated. Today, we spotlight Alyzza Mace, inventory management specialist, Material Planning Division, Planning Process Directorate. She has reached the midway point in the two-year program.

May 1, 2020

DLA Distribution employees battle blaze; saving lives and material through bravery

What started as an electrical fire could have easily turned into a disaster for all the employees throughout the building had it not been for the exemplary actions taken by the employees involved.

April 30, 2020

DLA helps schools provide fresh produce to students, families during COVID-19

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees are working with school districts, produce vendors and officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National School Lunch Program to provide fresh produce for breakfasts and lunches that are normally served to students in school cafeterias.

April 30, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency pivots to support national COVID-19 response

The agency that traditionally contributes to America’s military readiness with items like fuel and food has so far ordered over $920 million in lifesaving supplies and equipment to support the nation’s COVID-19 response. 

April 29, 2020

USNS Supply Refuels Italian Ship in Mediterranean Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Military Sealift Command Supply-Class fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) completed an exercise with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 80), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 and Italian Navy frigate ITS Federico Martinengo (F 596) in the Mediterranean Sea, April 23.

April 29, 2020

DLA contracted fuel barge rescues two women in Pensacola Bay

A DLA Energy contracted fuel barge tow rescued two female jet skiers who were found exhausted, cold and terrified after being adrift in the water for several hours in the Pensacola Bay April 25.

April 29, 2020

DLA Distribution’s Day retires after 25 years of federal service

A highly skilled leader in EEO, Beth A. Day's attention to detail, responsiveness and customer service was instrumental in managing a large EEO Program with geographically sparse employees.