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Nov. 4, 2019

DLA Maritime Mechanicsburg wears pink in honor of family, friends affected by breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink is the color associated with creating awareness for this disease. DLA Maritime Mechanicsburg, located on the Naval Support Activity in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, showed their support recently by gathering for a photo Oct. 16 with everyone wearing pink.

Oct. 17, 2019

The Change Management Working Group…making change easy!

The Change Management Working Group met Sept. 18. The New Common Continuous Learning Cycle was a discussion topic presented by Jamila Bayard, a change management specialist in the People and Culture Directorate.

Oct. 11, 2019

FY20 Insights to Industry Management Course selections

Congratulations to the Fiscal Year 2020 Insights to Industry Management Course University of Virginia selections.

Sept. 9, 2019

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime to assess operational posture

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams visited DLA Land and Maritime Sept. 5 through Sept. 6 to get an in-person update on the business operations and how they’ve been integrated into DLA’s Strategic Plan. He also presided over the Sept. 6 retirement ceremony of Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, Director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, before leaving Columbus, Ohio.

July 19, 2019

Small Businesses receive answers to questions during event

DLA Land and Maritime detachment at Puget Sound participated in the “Meet the Buyers” small business outreach event in Bremerton, Washington, July 17. “Every time we attend an event like this, one of the key takeaways is an increased vendor pool across every socioeconomic category,” Hart said. “New vendors are able to learn about the many resources available to them, and how to successfully supply correct information when quoting DLA requirements. This provides immeasurable intrinsic value in ensuring DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is able to maximize contract award dollars to small business concerns.”

July 8, 2019

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies

The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski was born Sept, 8 1992, in New Haven, Conn. into a naval family found himself being just the newest member in his family to partake in this naval tradition when he enlisted in the Navy in the summer of 2012.

May 19, 2019

Forward presence spotlight: Royal Cline

Royal Cline is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customer service representative located in San Diego, California. Cline recently worked with his counterparts at DLA Troop Support to ensure Naval ships will receive the Union Jack flag to replace the current First Navy Jack flag (pictured) for the June 4 reintroduction date. Cline’s primary customer is the surface fleet but he also serves carriers, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, expeditionary units, shipyards and industrial sites in the Pacific Ocean area of operations.

May 19, 2019

Puget Sound focuses on reducing customer wait times, improves processes

Customers have been the focus for the past three years at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment. The DLA Maritime - Puget Shop Stores item managers have worked diligently to improve customer support by driving down the not-in-stock or empty bin rate, reducing the risk of costly work stoppages at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

May 19, 2019

New team, process improve material needs for Naval shipyard

DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is better equipped to assist its shipyard customers with their material needs after developing a new team. The first of its kind technical review team was established in October 2018 by DLA Maritime – Puget Sound Code PMBB. The group performs technical reviews of all incoming Job Material Lists to ensure completeness and accuracy before being passed to the credit card or purchasing departments. The ultimate goal is to have buy-ready procurement packages upon receipt by DLA.

April 25, 2019

DLA Portsmouth associates participate in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month activities

DLA Land and Maritime Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator Shari Murnahan and Penny Copp, an Equal Employment Office specialist, visited DLA Portsmouth in New Hampshire April 24. The visit focused on providing information and resources to Portsmouth associates through in-person training sessions, leadership and community partner updates and a Walk-a-Lap awareness event.