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Archive: January, 2019

Jan. 31, 2019

Patriot: from intern to inspiration

From his first day as an intern nearly eight years ago, to today as Division Chief, Efrain ‘Ace’ Acevedo, Tactical Aviation Division, Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Huntsville, Alabama, has found numerous ways to better the lives of his co-workers and active duty service members.

Jan. 31, 2019

The BOTS are coming

Computer-programmed Robotic Process Automation, or BOTS, can be developed to perform routine tasks done by humans and eliminate repetitive, manual data-entry tasks. DLA Energy is in the forefront of employing this technology to improve the quality and increase productivity of routine automated processes.

Jan. 31, 2019

A cold day in New York

A cold visitor from far north brought work to a halt at the DLA Disposition Services site in upstate New York.

Jan. 31, 2019

Troop Support hosts JBMDL Logistics Officers Association chapter

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted members of the Logistics Officer Association’s Pudgy Chapter from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to educate the members on its mission and warfighter impact during the visit Jan. 24 in Philadelphia. LOA members were provided an overview of DLA and DLA Troop Support, as well as detailed presentations from each of Troop Support’s five supply chains: Subsistence, Clothing and Textiles, Construction and Equipment, Medical and Industrial Hardware.

Jan. 31, 2019

DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Executive Officer retires

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s executive officer, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Rex B. Burman, is retiring after 20 years of military service.    During his retirement ceremony

Jan. 30, 2019

Aviation senior leaders discuss survey results with Denison expert, develop action plans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s new culture champion, Cynthia Stinchcomb, hosted two days of collaboration between DLA Aviation senior leaders and Jay Richards, a founding member and senior consultant with Denison Consulting, Jan. 10 - 11 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 30, 2019

Distribution team wins DLA Acquisition Excellence Award

The DLA Distribution Acquisition Operations team received the DLA Acquisition Excellence award during the agency’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony held at the McNamara Headquarters Complex

Jan. 30, 2019

African-American leaders made history at DLA predecessor agency

As DLA prepares to observe Black History Month, it’s a fitting time to learn about African-American leaders who made history at the agency in its early years.

Jan. 29, 2019

Medical discusses pharmaceutical support with Defense Health Agency team

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain hosted a pharmacy operations team from the Defense Health Agency Jan. 24 to learn about pharmaceutical programs, capabilities and collaborative initiatives.

Jan. 29, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Logistics Readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 332 ELRS is at the center of moving people and cargo. In addition to personnel and aircraft parts, they transport ammunition or other hazardous material, office equipment, different fuels, fitness equipment, and even vehicles. The system and mission readiness rely on everybody doing their job, on time and on point, to be successful.