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Dec. 19, 2018

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime, reviews logistics operations plan

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and select members of his senior staff visited Defense Supply Center Columbus Dec. 11 to review DLA Land and Maritime’s present and future logistics operation plans. The visit was hosted by DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior leadership team.

Dec. 19, 2018

Storerooms emptied by mass e-waste turn-in event

Airmen at Nellis Air Force Base faced a glut of outdated computer equipment that needed to be removed in a responsible way to protect the environment.

Dec. 19, 2018

MX, CES Airmen perform first of its kind repair in AOR

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen of the 8th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron teamed up to replace a C-17 Globemaster III’s pitch trim actuator Dec. 16 to Dec. 18, here.

Dec. 19, 2018

Distribution J4 celebrates the season with ugly sweater contest

DLA Distribution J4 hosted an ugly sweater contest in honor of the holiday season. Featured donning their holiday creations are (left to right): Eric “king of the elves” Rhodes, Nancy “where’s my drink and cigs” Bates, Laura “I fell in the supply room” Bailey, Emily “ bleeding unicorn horn” Crusey, Brain “hobo” Fahnestock and Gregory “look at me, I’m in a picture” Pigg. The winners will be announced later this week.

Dec. 18, 2018

Recognition ceremony lauds individual, team achievements

Defense Logistics Agency employees from across the enterprise packed the McNamara Headquarters Complex Auditorium to honor team and individual contributions at the 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony Dec. 13.

Dec. 18, 2018

Commander launches innovation award ‘to meet dynamic, emerging warfighter requirements of the future’

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress convened in Philadelphia to sign the Declaration of Independence. On Dec. 11, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander and supply chain directors also gathered in Philadelphia to sign the inaugural Declaration of Innovation.

Dec. 18, 2018

DLA Aviation employee shares family experiences

I have Yaqui blood running through my veins from my maternal grandfather Maximino Vincent Razo. He was born in San Diego in 1918 to a Mexican father and Yaqui Native American mother.

Dec. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution participates in annual Toys for Tots campaign

The Marine Toys for Tots Toy Drive was an “overflowing success” at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA Installation Operations Richmond assistant fire chief retires

Tony Fuller, assistant fire chief, Fire and Emergency Services, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond, retired from service and was honored in a ceremony Nov. 30 at the fire station on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA Director talks Troop Support operations with leaders, hosts town hall for employees

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders engaged in dialogue with DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams about the actions they are taking to support DLA’s Strategic Plan, after which Williams held a town hall, during his visit to Philadelphia Dec. 7. Williams reviewed Troop Support’s Dynamic Operating Plan to understand how the organization’s fiscal 2019 plans connect to agency strategy. Williams also praised Troop Support’s accomplishments and later shared the praise with the workforce. “It’s clear that you are doing some very positive things at Troop Support,” Williams said. “My compliments to you.”