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Archive: April, 2017

April 4, 2017

Distribution commanders and directors summit focuses on developing Campaign Plan, future strategy

From March 20-24, commanders and directors from DLA Distribution’s 26 global distribution centers came together to discuss how the organization will set a plan to carry itself into the future as a strategic national security asset, available whenever called upon by the Department of Defense.

April 1, 2017

Going the distance for SAPR - DLA Virtual Challenge & Competition

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM), the DLA SAPR program invites all DLA employees, worldwide, to participate in a virtual “Going the Distance for SAPR” challenge. Our goal is to get the word out across the DLA enterprise about the SAPR program and resources, but most important, participation will show support for survivors.

April 1, 2017

History Commentary: Mementos of the Trenches

The author reflects on what the items his grandfather brought home from WWI can tell us about the life of the American doughboy, 100 years after America joined the war on the side of the Allies.

April 1, 2017

More Than Just ‘Piles of Rocks’

A long-awaited change to the law means DLA can use certain materials to enhance its support to the warfighter.

April 1, 2017

Aloft and Alert

Tethered surveillance balloons, filled with helium from DLA Energy Aerospace Energy, are helping law enforcement defeat and deter the smuggling of people and narcotics into the United States.

April 1, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

April 1, 2017

Safety Squad

DLA leans on Army veterinarians to help ensure warfighters around the world eat safe, wholesome food.

April 1, 2017

A Conversation with ... DLA’s Regional Commanders

Army Col. Derrin Williams, commander of DLA Central Command & Special Operations Command; Army Col. Lisa Keough, commander of DLA Europe & Africa; and Navy Capt. Timothy Daniels, commander of DLA Pacific discuss the recent command-and-control change to streamline how DLA supports customers in combatant commands — otherwise known as C2

April 1, 2017

DLA NewsWire

News from across the agency is highlighted through DLA Newswire.

April 1, 2017

I am DLA

Kyu Sok Kwak, a supply planner for DLA Energy Pacific at Korea, explains the role he plays in DLA's mission.