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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.

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 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 10, 2020

Training the next generation of warfighter supporters goes virtual during pandemic

When Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Class 39 kicked off March 16, 20-year Army veteran Daryl Johnson was among the 30 members embarking on the two-year journey. The DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program trains entry-level employees for advancement in supply, technical quality, procurement and finance fields through on-the-job work assignments, cross-training, rotational assignments and formal instruction. Johnson and his classmates were still in-processing into DLA when the agency launched a maximum telework policy March 23 due to COVID-19.

June 8, 2020

DLA Aviation adjusts to COVID-19 changes, ensures military readiness

The Defense Department’s aviation supply chain manager prepared to support coronavirus relief efforts as news of the virus became known early this year.

June 5, 2020

DLA Distribution San Diego supports Third Fleet ships during COVID-19

The Defense Logistics Agency’s continuous, on-time deliveries of personal protective equipment, medical supplies and spare parts to deployed ships have been reliable constants during the COVID-19 pandemic, said a U.S. Third Fleet leader.

June 3, 2020

CFC reopens to allow federal workers to donate during pandemic

The Defense Department authorized the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to reopen the campaign outside its regular season, allowing employees to donate to those impacted by the coronavirus.

June 3, 2020

DLA Distribution Japan provides COVID-19 protective equipment to 21 ships in the Pacific area of responsibility

Invisible to the naked eye, COVID-19 has emerged a ruthless foe and personal protective equipment a means to defend the novel adversary. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has met the coronavirus challenge head-on, providing PPE to 21 ships in the Pacific.

June 1, 2020

DLA Distribution supports troops, federal agencies while protecting employees during COVID-19

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continues providing medical supplies and personal protective equipment to service members and other federal agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 29, 2020

Virtual change of command ceremony celebrates leaders’ accomplishments from afar

Navy Capt. Ernan Obellos relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation – San Diego to Navy Cmdr. Maxine Gardner in a virtual change of command ceremony May 27 on Naval Base Coronado. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, who is currently on a special assignment as Deputy of the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C., officiated the ceremony virtually from his office there.