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Feb. 26, 2016

Troop Support Medical, DHA leaders discuss ways to strengthen partnership

Senior leaders from both the DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain and the Defense Health Agency met Feb. 19 in Philadelphia to discuss the agencies’ relationship and future collaboration.

Feb. 17, 2016

Port Hueneme’s Foster named Employee of the Quarter

James Foster, a packer lead at DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

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. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Deep Dive Disposal Team receives Big Ideas Award

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Fiscal Year 2015 Deep Dive Disposal Team has been named the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Award winners in the “Small” category for the fourth quarter of FY15.

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.

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Nov. 2, 2015

Supplier Industry Day focuses on improving processes

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Supplier Industry Day event in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 27 and 28.

Oct. 1, 2015

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts KPMG

As the external audit nears, DLA Distribution continues to prepare the agency for success. Recently, the organization welcomed three executive members from KPMG’s Management Consulting Advisory practice. Ken Drover, lead partner, Global Defense Center of Excellence, Patty St. George, partner, Federal Advisory and Jeff Langley, director, Supply Chain and Logistics, visited DLA Distribution for a discussion with leadership on operational and financial supply chain transformation. KPMG is the advisory firm currently assisting DLA Distribution prepare for the independent audit.