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Archive: March, 2016

March 28, 2016

Workforce resiliency website launches; provides tools, resources to help employees

A new workforce-resiliency webpage is now available, providing another resource for DLA employees and their families to use in developing the behaviors and skills to cope with today’s challenging work-life environment.

March 25, 2016

Distribution Susquehanna’s Employee of the Week

Shakira Clark, distribution process worker supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been selected as employee of the week for March 21 through 25.

March 25, 2016

Laskodi named next commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

The Army Chief of Staff has announced that Army Col. (Promotable) John S. Laskodi will be the next commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

March 25, 2016

Cassel named next Distribution Current Operations director

Joe Cassel, Jr. has been selected as director, DLA Distribution Current Operations. Currently, he serves as director, Stakeholder Integration Services, DLA Information Operations.

March 25, 2016

Working to meet Marine Corps’ Aviation readiness goals

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Marine Corps customer facing team has taken measures to improve material support for aviation readiness through improved forecasting, industry collaborations, fleet engagement, and supplier summits to ensure life-cycle support. These efforts, combined with continuous process improvements in fleet maintenance and supply, have led to a positive readiness trend for the AV-8B Harrier and its F-402 engine

March 25, 2016

DLA director visits Pacific region

The director of DLA recently traveled to DLA’s Pacific region to engage with logistics partners, senior military officials and DLA organizations — and get a firsthand, detailed update on DLA’s activities in the region.

March 24, 2016

Scott named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville employee David Scott was honored as the January 2016 Employee of the Month in a ceremony March 16. Scott works as an equipment specialist in the DLA Aviation Customer Operations Directorate on the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida.

March 24, 2016

Dix announced as next commander of Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix has been announced as the next commanding general, Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

March 24, 2016

CENTCOM logisticians learn value of overseas industry vetting program

Two logisticians who support U.S. Central Command were briefed March 16 on the vetting process for DLA Troop Support’s overseas contracts.

March 24, 2016

Spring Fling 5K participants ‘Honor the Warrior’

Runners and walkers from across the McNamara Headquarters Complex hit the trails for the Spring Fling 5K March 20.