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Archive: October, 2019

Oct. 17, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jose Armando Duran

DLA Energy recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Energy Public Affairs is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s Warfighters.

Oct. 17, 2019

Herschel Walker brings a message of hope

Herschel Walker, national spokesperson for the Patriot Support Program, visits Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, bringing a message encouraging others to seek help for mental wellness. He uses his own struggles to relate to people.

Oct. 17, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Kadie Lofurno

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Oct. 16, 2019

Food trucks invade DSCR

Lunchtime had a different flavor, literally, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, as food truck vendors served up the likes of shrimp and grits and shrimp tacos during a Food Truck Rally Oct. 15.

Oct. 16, 2019

DLA kicks off 2019 CFC campaign with $274,000 goal

The Defense Logistics Agency's 2019 Combined Federal Campaign goal for National Capital Region employees is $274,000. This year's theme is "Grow Our Giving."

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.