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June 26, 2019

LGBT Pride Month celebrated on DSCR

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office, in conjunction with the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1992 hosted a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month celebration in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 25.

June 26, 2019

Annual summit fosters acquisition excellence

Representatives from DLA Acquisition met with senior leaders during their annual Fifth Estate Chief Contracting Officer Summit and senior procurement executive visit in Lorton, Virginia, June 25-26 to discuss advancing acquisition oversight and support with continuous process improvements throughout the acquisition community.

June 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support welcomes “hometown” leader during change of command

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support honored its outgoing commander, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, and welcomed the incoming commander, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, native of Roslyn, Pennsylvania, at a change of command ceremony June 25 in Philadelphia.

June 26, 2019

DLA Distribution Industry Day Highlights Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Connections Between Civilian and Government Agencies

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution held its second annual DLA Distribution Industry Day June 11-12 at the Susquehanna Club where an audience of 190 industry representatives from 71 companies

June 26, 2019

Understanding PTSD focus of seminar

DLA Land and Maritime EAP Manager Drew Henderson hosted a seminar on Understanding PTSD for associates June 25 in the Buckeye Room at DSCC. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, such as combat, a natural disaster, a car accident or sexual assault.

June 25, 2019

Troop Support shares successes, receives feedback from DLA Director

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams June 14 in Philadelphia to review progress, receive feedback and ensure operational plans were on track and synchronized with agency efforts.

June 25, 2019

DLA Indo-Pacific deputy commander recognized for strengthening local partnerships

Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific Commander Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella recognized DLA Indo-Pacific Military Deputy Commander Army Col. Brent Coryell for his tour-of-duty accomplishments during a farewell luncheon at Camp Humphreys, Korea.

June 25, 2019

Excess equipment helps deputies battle the elements

Not far from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune lies a county where the sheriff's deputies there also train to serve in "every clime" like their Marine neighbors with some help from the excess military vehicles and equipment they obtain with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 25, 2019

Bulk Fuel Resupply Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — U.S. Marines with Bulk Fuel Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and Heavy Equipment Company, 8th ESB, 2nd MLG construct a bulk fuel site at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 21. 2019.

June 25, 2019

Director of Acquisition visits DLA Land and Maritime

DLA Director of Acquisition Matthew Beebe visited DLA Land and Maritime for his bi-annual Senior Procurement Executive visit June 19. During his visit he facilitated a focus group with the acquisition workforce that included discussions on supply chain security, workforce development and acquisition specific system challenges.