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June 16, 2020

Agency leaders host virtual DLA Indo-Pacific command ceremony via video

During DLA Indo-Pacific's June 12 change of command ceremony, Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella used video to incorporate personal messages of appreciation for the DLA Indo-Pacific team from herself and other agency leaders.

June 16, 2020

Maintenance fab flight awarded Squadron Innovation Funds for 3D printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Youngstown Air Reserve Center website — The 910th Maintenance Group was recently awarded $72 thousand to advance its additive manufacturing capabilities through the purchase of an AON3D printer.

June 16, 2020

DLA Europe & Africa runs, walks for Army's 245th birthday

Members of the DLA Europe & Africa team in Kaiserslautern, Germany, ran and walked at least 2.45 miles this weekend to celebrate 245 years of the Army defending and protecting the United States.

June 15, 2020

Former staffer earns honors at top level school

Before he became a distinguished graduate at the National Defense University, Don Phillips distinguished himself as a leader at the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 15, 2020

Living his dream

Two weeks after his high school graduation in June 1965, George Tyras joined the United States Air Force and became an aircraft fueling operator in U-Tapao, Thailand, servicing KC-135 and B-52 aircraft from Vietnam. Operation Rolling Thunder was underway and gas was 31 cents a gallon. Fifty-four years later, Tyras is ending his career with more than 54 years of total federal service.

June 15, 2020

DLA operations leader describes supply chain resilience for COVID-19

Multiple customers rushing to buy finite supplies was one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s biggest challenges in its COVID-19 response, the agency’s executive director of operations said during a June 11 virtual panel discussion on supply chain resilience. 

June 15, 2020

America’s Army: When We are Needed, We are There

Let us all join in a moment of reflection and celebration in honor of the U.S. Army’s 245th Birthday, which was celebrated on Sunday, June 14. The U.S. Army was officially created on June 14, 1775, over a year prior to the Declaration of Independence, when Congress approved the raising of six companies of riflemen to enlist in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia until the end of the Revolutionary War. The Army has grown in size and capability since its humble beginnings in the nation’s struggle for independence against Great Britain and is now the largest branch of the U.S. military.

June 15, 2020

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, earns the 2019 Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink DLA Distribution center of the year award

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, won the Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink DLA Distribution center (large) of the year award. Through understaffing issues and accountability audits, they maintained a direct support to the warfighter that saw outstanding effort and regularly exceeding requirements.

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 the first Women Veterans Day in Ohio

June 12, 2020 is the first time Ohio honors it women veterans. On Dec. 13, 2019 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 77 into law designating June 12 as Woman Veterans Day, honoring women who have served in the military.

June 12, 2020

Virtual New Employee Orientation Session

It was the first day of the New Employee Orientation and a new adventure for both the employees and the orientation presenters. The Coronavirus Pandemic challenged the People and Culture Office to continue providing new employees the same experience as they would at the in-house sessions. The first, and probably not last, Virtual New NEO was held May 20 and 21, 2020.