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Oct. 16, 2019

DLA Distribution Expeditionary acquires four state-of-the-art assets for the price of one

After 18 years of operational support to the Global War on Terror it is easy to forget just how unpredictable things were for military services in early days, months and years following Sept. 11, 2001. At that time no one knew with certainty exactly where U.S. troops would be stationed, how long they would be there or what equipment they would need to move supplies.

Oct. 15, 2019

DLA fuels THAAD deployment to Romania, helps maintain missile defense

When a missile defense site in Romania went down for a systems update this summer, a Defense Logistics Agency team in the region worked to fuel the replacement system and help ensure the U.S. fulfilled its commitment to NATO’s ballistic missile defense efforts in Europe.

Oct. 15, 2019

Small Business Office has big impact on nation’s industry

In fiscal 2019, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hit a milestone, making $19.1 billion in contractual sales, $1.5 billion more than last year. A large piece of that, roughly 45%, or $7.8

Oct. 15, 2019

New DLA team to integrate risk management, internal controls enterprise-wide

The Defense Logistics Agency is embracing mandates of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123 with a new DLA Headquarters team that will integrate enterprise risk management and internal controls efforts across the agency.

Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 15, 2019

Distribution Anniston's Hurtado named 2019 Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with Disability

An employee with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama received recognition as an Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with Disabilities for 2019. Twenty-three military personnel were honored during the 39th annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 3.

Oct. 13, 2019

Search and rescue success

A prepared police department and a former military Humvee from DLA Disposition Services saved the day for an elderly Oklahoma man.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Disposition Services contracting officer receives commission

In early 2019, Jacob Curtiss, a contracting officer who began his career with Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services last October, started his pursuit of the Navy Reserve Direct Commission Officer program for a chance to commission as a Supply Corps Officer.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime recruits at The Ohio State University Economics Fair

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime participated in a fall career fair at the College of Arts and Sciences Economics Department on Sept. 19.

Oct. 11, 2019

FY20 Insights to Industry Management Course selections

Congratulations to the Fiscal Year 2020 Insights to Industry Management Course University of Virginia selections.