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Oct. 23, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: John Slone

John Slone believes one’s disability is not an obstacle to working with other people and that individual differences provide an opportunity to explore alternative ideas.

Oct. 23, 2019

DLA Aviation holds Dynamic Operating Plan review, looks ahead to warfighter support in fiscal 2020

New initiatives for fiscal 2020 was one of the topics Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams discussed during the DLA Aviation Dynamic Operating Plan review held in the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 17.

Oct. 23, 2019

NATO partner tours DLA Energy petroleum lab

Representatives from the Netherlands Ministry of Defense visited DLA Energy Europe & Africa’s Petroleum Laboratory to learn about its fuel testing capabilities, Oct. 15. Leaders toured the Rhine Ordnance Barracks facility in Germany to gain a better understanding of how aviation and ground fuels are tested for quality and purity. 

Oct. 23, 2019

DLA Distribution announces Third Quarter 2019 awardees

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Deputy Commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s third quarter, fiscal year 2019 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact and Strategic Goals winners.

Oct. 22, 2019

“It’s been a busy year”

Senior leaders from the director down to area managers gathered in Battle Creek, Michigan, Oct. 21-25 for the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Senior Leader Summit.

Oct. 22, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership sets new high for schools receiving fresh produce

When the Department of Defense Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program started in 1995, school districts in only eight states signed on with the partnership effort. By the end of fiscal 2019, the DOD Fresh program has grown to include districts nationwide, reaching record numbers of participants at the start of this school year.

Oct. 22, 2019

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at quarterly public meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting Oct. 21 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Oct. 22, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Recruiter attends Cleveland Careerfest

The Defense Logistics Agency participated in the Careerfest 2019 Oct. 4 at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio. Many employers had the opportunity to visit with college seniors and juniors to discuss possible employment and college internships.

Oct. 22, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime August New Employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime New Employee Orientation was held Aug. 28-29 in the Operation Center’s Buckeye Room. There were 19 new employees from a variety of disciplines. For the first time, associates from J8’s Finance also participated. DLA Land and Maritime Director of Operations Griff Warren opened the two-day orientation by welcoming all of the new employees.

Oct. 22, 2019

Army computers serve on in local school district

Computers and accessories once used by soldiers at U.S. Army Forces Command continue to serve as they help North Carolina students learn