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Archive: January, 2019

Jan. 17, 2019

In good company - DLA leaders learn from each other through working group

A meeting of some of the best and brightest minds at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation occurs monthly through the DLA Aviation Leadership Working Group, an organization created to provide a peer network of and for supervisors. Officers in the group serve one-year terms, and this year’s new 2019 officers are:

Jan. 16, 2019

Actions to help others should be focus of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday, says nephew

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. remembers the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “Uncle M.L.,” his mother’s lighthearted younger brother, fond of bike rides and pranks. He also remembers two major themes his uncle would advocate for just as strongly today, he told an audience Jan. 16 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Jan. 16, 2019

Small Businesses Employ Low-income Community Residents While Helping DLA Ensure Readiness and Lethality of Warfighters

Small businesses are employing residents of low-income communities while helping DLA ensure readiness and lethality for the warfighter.

Jan. 16, 2019

Norfolk’s Medical Mission Team wins DLA Team Performance award

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Medical Mission Team was honored with the DLA Team Performance award during the agency’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony held at Fort Belvoir Dec.

Jan. 15, 2019

Effort underway to update, give Light Armored Vehicles extended service life

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The fleet of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles will begin receiving a number of necessary upgrades under the terms of a $37.2 million contract awarded Jan. 4.

Jan. 15, 2019

A marathon of support: DLA provides new American-made athletic footwear

Nearly 900 Air Force recruits were the first to receive new American-made athletic footwear early January, procured by Defense Logistics Agency as a result of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which mandated the Department of Defense to provide to enlistees the footwear upon their initial entry into the armed forces.

Jan. 15, 2019

Hurricane recovery support ongoing at Tyndall AFB

Area disposition personnel are putting in extra work to help Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base make the speediest recovery possible from the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

Jan. 15, 2019

DLA Energy’s International Agreements Program Supports A Network of Global Relationships

To supply critical fuel to U.S. partners and allies worldwide, DLA Energy experts smooth the way with a growing network of international agreements.

Jan. 15, 2019

DLA Distribution San Joaquin holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for redesigned Consolidation and Containerization Point

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, the second largest distribution center in the DLA Distribution network located in Tracy, California, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 7 to celebrate the new redesign

Jan. 15, 2019

DLA Aviation commander attends Eastern Europe conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry traveled to Warsaw, Poland. in late December to represent the United States at the inaugural 2018 Air Power Eastern Europe conference.