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May 30, 2017

“The 10 lenses,” diversity inclusion training held in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees at Richmond, Virginia, attended a workshop for the quarterly diversity and inclusion training titled “The 10 Lenses,” May 25, in the Lotts Conference Center. The mandated training offered various ways for employees to connect with each other and their internal and external customers, while leveraging diversity to increase productivity, innovation, and carry out the mission.

May 26, 2017

DLA small-business office helps train businesses on government contracting

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs co-hosted with George Mason University an annual Training, Outreach and Networking Event for U.S. businesses in Arlington, Virginia, May 18.

May 23, 2017

SEPRT held in Richmond, moving from managing parts to strategic solutions

The annual Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable was held at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 10. The SEPRT gathers senior executives from strategic supplier alliances to meet with the Defense Logistics Agency leadership and military customer senior leaders to discuss general issues affecting DLA Aviation suppliers.

May 10, 2017

Personal experience: Why DST is important, why I would do it again

Many people have asked me why I volunteered to go to Kuwait. Even more have asked me if I was scared. If I am very honest, the answer is yes. But if I admitted that even to myself, I would not have gone.

April 14, 2017

DLA helps Army units save time, money in 'surge' disposition event

Defense Logistics Agency personnel helped Army units at Fort Hood, Texas, save 4,300 man hours in document preparation and screening in a recent two-week event, in which 859 vehicles turned in 400,000 pounds of scrap metal.

April 10, 2017

Marine acquisition leaders explore expanding DLA support during visit

Two leaders from Marine Corps Systems Command, the service’s acquisition authority, visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support April 5 to learn how the agency could expand support in equipping Marines.

March 31, 2017

New military positions connecting processes at FRC’s

From October 2015 through February 2016, Navy Lt. Traci Irby backfilled a position at DLA Aviation at the Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego. Little did anyone know it would end up being the catalyst for the permanent implementation of military junior officer positions to be placed at each of the FRC sites DLA Aviation supports.

March 17, 2017

Director calls for sustained support to nuclear enterprise

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency joined with senior leaders from partner agencies to discuss how DLA can continue to improve its support to the nuclear enterprise, during a DLA Internal Nuclear Enterprise Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 8.

March 17, 2017

DLA, FEMA sign agreement in support of disaster relief

The Defense Logistics Agency renewed its commitment to providing critical lifesaving supplies and services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a formal agreement leaders in both agencies signed March 10.

March 15, 2017

Summit provides ‘face’ time for agency leaders, customer representatives

The Defense Logistics Agency hosted a two-day Global Customer-Facing Summit March 8-9, where those who are the “face” of DLA to customers discussed plans and concerns with peers from around the world.