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Feb. 29, 2016

Measure for Measure

DLA officials will soon begin measuring how well the agency meets customers’ needs by using existing data to establish baseline goals for time, cost and performance.

Feb. 29, 2016

Risk & Reward

By keeping the big picture in mind, DLA employees can help the agency mitigate risk.

Feb. 29, 2016

A Better Way

Enterprise Process Management will align DLA’s internal processes with customers’ needs and show employees how their work contributes to the agency’s overarching mission.

Feb. 24, 2016

Central Virginia PAOs discuss leveraging social media

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Public Affairs Office hosted the Central Virginia Military Public Affairs luncheon and meeting Feb. 18, 2016 at the Bellwood Club on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, DLA Social Media Manager Mason Lowery presented an overview on social media strategies.

Feb. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation seeks improved legacy support through additive manufacturing

Creating items in three dimensions instead of two is sometimes compared to creating a sculpture instead of a portrait. Even though we live in a 3D world, engineers were limited for many years to 2D drawings/sketches to communicate thoughts and ideas. Today with technological advances in additive manufacturing methods and other technologies, engineers can go directly from a 3D idea to a 3D object.

Feb. 22, 2016

Dealing effectively with pressure: DLA initiates resiliency training through LMS

The Defense Logistics Agency defines resiliency as dealing effectively with pressure, ambiguous and emerging conditions, and multiple tasks; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity or uncertainty. Simplified, resiliency is the ability to function really well in the face of adversity.

Feb. 12, 2016

DLA Aviation leaders discuss how to deliver high-impact, customer-focused outcomes at AOP review

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch met with DLA Aviation leadership during his fiscal 2016 Annual Operating Plan review held Feb. 5 in Richmond, Virginia. The intent of the half-day work session was to provide a bi-annual assessment of DLA Aviation's progress towards achieving its AOP goals and objectives and a look at the way ahead.

Feb. 9, 2016

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor visits DoD’s premier storage and distribution operations

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack made his inaugural visit to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland on Jan. 28 to learn more about the organization’s military supply mission and witness firsthand how it provides to the local economy throughout the commonwealth.

Feb. 5, 2016

Norfolk’s Hayes receives Employee of the Quarter Award

Christina Hayes, safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has received DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter award for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her administration of the safety, environmental, and occupational health programs at one of Norfolk’s detachment locations in Portsmouth, Va.

Feb. 5, 2016

Bahrain distribution center participates in Army Watercraft testing mission

Due to an increase in responsibilities, DLA Distribution Bahrain was looking to tap into agency resources within the region, coordinating with DLA Disposition Kuwait to determine if demilitarization capabilities existed within its local mission. At the same time and as part of the process to establish the Trans Arabian Network, DLA Support Team - Kuwait was looking for opportunities to test the Army Watercraft mission.