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April 30, 2018

DLA Aviation hosts future agents of change for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

From youngsters and tweens to teens, over 150 sons and daughters of Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia swarmed the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center April 26 to participate in “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” Hosted by the DLA Aviation Customer Operations Directorate and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, the event this year ran under the theme “Service Force: Agents of Positive Change.”

April 25, 2018

Troop Support leaders, Pennsylvania Adjutant General of discuss warfighter focus

The 53rd Adjutant General of the Pennsylvania National Guard and his senior enlisted advisor visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support April 16. Air Force Maj. Gen. Anthony Carrelli and Army Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Buchanan III received an overview of Troop Support operations and shared thoughts on agency coordination for disaster response and veteran outreach.

April 24, 2018

Leaders, customer reps discuss ways agency honing support at global summit

The Defense Logistics Agency hosted its annual Global Customer-Facing Summit April 18-19 for those who serve as the face of DLA to its customers. Attendees discussed ways to provide stellar customer service and networked with peers from around the world.

April 19, 2018

DLA Troop Support senior leader speaks to Philly-area defense industry leaders

Air Force Col. Adrian Crowley, Industrial Hardware director, spoke to local business leaders at a National Defense Industry Association conference April 13 in Philadelphia.

April 6, 2018

DAU fellows, Troop Support talk about acquisition processes during annual visit

DLA Troop Support hosted the Defense Acquisition University Senior Service College Fellowship Program participants so that they could learn about the agency’s warfighter support mission.

March 21, 2018

Army medical general discusses readiness with DLA Troop Support leaders

The leadership team from U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command visited Philadelphia March 16 to learn more about how DLA Troop Support helps the command ensure soldiers’ medical readiness.

March 9, 2018

New plan, ombudsman focus on strengthening industry engagement

For many years, the Defense Logistics Agency has sought opportunities to engage with its industry partners and adopt their best practices. Now DLA’s Acquisition Directorate has a new DLA Industry Engagement Plan and an ombudsman to help implement the plan’s features.

March 8, 2018

Power Projection

Months after three hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, DLA Troop Support is still hard at work, helping Americans regain electrical power with the help of new generators.

Feb. 26, 2018

Point Loma celebrates fuel pier upgrade

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication was held for a new Defense Fuel Support Point at Point Loma in San Diego, California, Feb. 9. The double-decker fuel pier is the first of its kind; developed with evolving environmental and seismic standards in mind and boasting a 75-year minimum service life design.

Feb. 22, 2018

DLA team recognized for Corpus Christi Army Depot support

A Defense Logistics Agency team that supports the Corpus Christi Army Depot was recognized for their part in helping keep military helicopters ready for flight.