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Archive: July, 2018

July 31, 2018

New DLA award to recognize current, former trailblazers

The new Lt. Gen. Andrew T. McNamara Icon Award has been created to annually recognize one current or former Defense Logistics Agency employee, civilian or military, whose leadership or achievements had a measurable and enduring effect on the agency’s operations, customer support or culture.

July 31, 2018

Subsistence produce team chief named DLA Troop Support Supervisor of the Year

Dave Jolls was named DLA Troop Support’s Supervisor of the Year after his team helped provide fresh produce and bottled water to survivors of Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey.

July 31, 2018

Dana Cochrane retires after 30 years of federal service

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dana Cochrane, a change management specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s People and Culture Directorate, retired July 31 after 30 years of federal service.

July 31, 2018

Yokosuka’s Kojima-san to retire after 35 years

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Akimasa Kojima will retire from federal service after more than 35 years of service, 19 of which have been with DLA Distribution, on Sept. 30, 2018.

July 31, 2018

Inaugural summit spurs transparency, targets readiness

Defense Logistics Agency leaders met with internal and external partners at the first Service Readiness Demand Planning Summit at the agency’s headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 12-13.

July 30, 2018

Picnic in the Park with People and Culture

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s People and Culture Directorate spent their summer picnic July 11 getting to know each other and taking in beautiful scenery at the Barrel and Boar restaurant in Gahanna.

July 30, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Army LRC initiatives

DLA Distribution is working with DLA HQ, Army G4, Army Materiel Command and Army Sustainment Command on a Proof of Principle to reduce customer wait time and on-hand inventory costs for Army Installation Supply Support Activities at Fort Carson, Colorado, and Fort Drum, New York.

July 30, 2018

Embroiderer recognized for 26 years of flag making at DLA Troop Support

Hue Nguyen retired after 26 years working in the production of flags the agency provides, which also includes flags for military units.

July 30, 2018

Aviation employees welcome new DLA Aviation at Ogden commander

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Air Force customers, friends and family, all gathered July 20 to bid farewell to Air Force Col. Daniel Lockert, who has commanded DLA Aviation at Ogden for the last three years and to welcome Air Force Col. Paul Smith, as the new commander.

July 30, 2018

Turning paper waste into jet fuel

Recycled paper and cardboard could be the jet fuel of the future. In the quest for a resilient and secure energy supply chain, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is investing in woody biomass to produce energy.