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May 15, 2020

DLA liaison to USAFE retires from Air Force

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Lingens has served with DLA Europe & Africa since 2015 and retires from the Air Force after 26 years of service.

Dec. 17, 2019

German national employees recognized for 35 years of service

Isolde Hart and Barbara Nagel, two host nation civilian employees who work for DLA in Kaiserslautern, Germany, were recognized for 35 years of service to the U.S. government.

Sept. 23, 2019

Final Loglines available online

The final issue of DLA’s flagship magazine, Loglines, is available online.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Troop Support gives first-hand lesson on supply chains to Air Force Air Mobility students

Students and academic leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Aug. 26 for an overview of the agency’s services and to learn about its mission. The students, who are part of the school’s Advanced Study of Air Mobility program, met with representatives from each of the agency’s five supply chains.

July 22, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Chief of Staff Recognizes Local Air Force Veteran

George Hemler was just 19 years old when he arrived at Laredo Air Force Base, Texas, in 1958. Drafted shortly after the end of the Korean War, the Pennsylvania native found himself far from home and facing an uncertain future. Little did he know the long-lasting effects his three-year tour would have, not only on his life, but on future generations.

July 2, 2019

Air Force Customer Facing Division Chief promoted to colonel

Air Force Lt. Col. John “Gus” Gustafson, Air Force Customer Facing Division chief with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate was promoted to colonel at a ceremony held June 25 in the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 20, 2019

Air Force policy leader: Troop Support is ‘lifeblood of U.S. military’

An Air Force policy leader commended Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s supply chain logistics during a visit to the organization March 14.

Jan. 15, 2019

A marathon of support: DLA provides new American-made athletic footwear

Nearly 900 Air Force recruits were the first to receive new American-made athletic footwear early January, procured by Defense Logistics Agency as a result of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which mandated the Department of Defense to provide to enlistees the footwear upon their initial entry into the armed forces.

Oct. 4, 2018

Troop Support helps Airmen transition to new uniform from S.C. to Italy

Six hours ahead of the Eastern time zone, Airmen at Aviano Air Base, Italy were the first to purchase the Operational Camouflage Pattern utility uniform October 1.

Sept. 27, 2018

DLA provides maternity uniforms that help airmen ‘fit in’ while ‘sticking out’

While the changes in clothing sizes can be a challenge for service members during pregnancy, one Air Force officer said her maternity uniform didn’t compromise her professional appearance or comfort.