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Feb. 13, 2017

Aviation senior leaders meet to dial up performance

Senior leaders from across Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s 18 geographical locations within the U.S. traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb 7-9 to meet with teammates and other DLA, military services and industry leaders to review last year’s performance and discuss how to improve support this year.

Feb. 6, 2017

Inaugural all-call helps hone Air Force IMA processes, best practices

More than 70 Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees and Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force leaders recently joined in a two-day event to train, exchange ideas and broaden their skills,

Jan. 31, 2017

USTRANSCOM commander seeks increased alignment with DLA

While in Philadelphia Jan. 19, Air Force Gen. Darren McDew encouraged DLA Troop Support employees to consider how they would have executed their duties if the warfighter wasn’t so engaged the past 15 years.

Dec. 6, 2016

Distribution’s Davis promoted to colonel

In front of family and friends, DLA Distribution’s Air Force Lt Col Mike Davis was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony Dec. 2.

Nov. 9, 2016

Troop Support Academy shows workforce their impact on warfighter

On a base with no tanks, ships or jets, and while tucked away in office cubicles, many Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees rarely encounter the military might they help provide.

Nov. 8, 2016

DLA employees supporting nuclear enterprise receive Air Force training

About 30 employees from Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters and its field activities who are involved in supporting the Department of Defense nuclear mission attended the Nuclear Management Executive Course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 1-2.

Oct. 21, 2016

Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 members of the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

Oct. 19, 2016

Aircraft Parts Store feeds the fight in OIR

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Over time, wear and tear of aircraft parts can cause planes to be down for days at a time. It’s the job of one shop, in coordination with aircraft maintainers, to try and prevent this from happening.

Oct. 7, 2016

Air Force-DLA Day strengthens customer relationship

Air Force customers and Defense Logistics Agency leaders met to discuss DLA’s continued support to the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 6.

Sept. 26, 2016

‘Always an airman’ at 69th Air Force birthday

Employees from across the McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrated the Air Force’s 69th birthday with stories and performances at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Sept. 22.