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Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 2, 2016

Pentagon’s top acquisition official talks innovation, sustainment with defense industry

The United States’ technological superiority is being challenged, and the Department of Defense must start implementing new, innovative ideas to beat the competition, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told military and industry officials Aug. 31 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 1, 2016

Smart buyers, common sense key to equipment readiness says leader of Army’s combat ground systems

The Army’s program executive officer for Ground Combat Systems advised fellow logisticians and industrial representatives to not become victims of the acquisition process Sept. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo at Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA, defense industry collaborate on maximizing warfighter readiness

DLA keeps its promise to support warfighters around the world because of America’s defense industrial base, DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith said Aug. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 30, 2016

Aviation’s WSPM team keeps Navy’s MH-53 flying

The U. S. Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon became operational in 1986 and is the only heavy-lift helicopter in Naval Aviation. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Navy Customer Facing Division in the Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of the team helping keep the MH-53 helicopter mission ready.

Aug. 30, 2016

The Hatch Act and you: Social media Q&A with DLA OGC

The use of social media is an area where it can be easy for a federal employee to violate the rule if not careful. Here an attorney from DLA’s Office of General Counsel answers questions about various uses of new media.

Aug. 12, 2016

USTRANSCOM leader visits Troop Support to strengthen DLA partnership

The senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Transportation Command made his first visit to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Aug. 10 to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations.

Aug. 11, 2016

DLA set to expire CAGE codes

DLA is changing the way it manages Commercial and Government Entity codes by assigning an expiration date to all new or updated codes after Aug. 25.

Aug. 9, 2016

Distribution process owners define roles and responsibilities

The commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, hosted Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch as well as leaders from the military services, combatant commanders and other officials at an executive board meeting at the McNamara Headquarters Complex August 4.

Aug. 8, 2016

Partnership is the goal at Marine Corps/DLA Day event

Senior logistics leaders in the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency met at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Marine Corps/DLA Day July 28.