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Archive: April, 2019

April 23, 2019

DLA Distribution hosts New Zealand Defense Force

Members of the New Zealand Defense Force visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, March 20 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers.

April 23, 2019

Commentary: Deployment leads to valuable experience for employee while supporting warfighter

I had seen the emails asking for volunteers for years and always had it in the back of my mind as something I would like to do. I was in Army from 1984 - 87, but never deployed. One of the most important things I value in a job is being able to do something important

April 22, 2019

15th AMXS, Hawaiian Airlines ohanas make improvements on the flight line

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 15th Wing website — Their uniforms, aircraft and missions may be different, but they share more in common than they know. Despite sharing the same flight line, the 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Hawaiian Airlines maintainers never met until now.

April 22, 2019

Energy alumni returns for final goodbye

Returning to where her Defense Logistics Agency career began, Jean Cox, DLA Deputy Director of Finance, was the guest speaker at the DLA Energy Mentoring Brown Bag Lunch Program, April 16.

April 22, 2019

Johnson retires after 32 years

Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson, grandson of DLA founder Army Lt. Gen. Andrew T. McNamara, retires April 26 with 32 years of service and almost two years as director of DLA Logistics Operations.

April 22, 2019

Distribution’s Current Operations Director receives Exceptional Civilian Service Award in honor of nearly 40 years of service

Joseph D. Cassel, Jr., director of DLA Distribution Current Operations, retired from federal service March 28, after nearly 40 years of military and federal service.

April 22, 2019

Rounds, Rations, and Wrenches; Behind the Scenes with S-4 Logistics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the III Marine Expeditionary Force website — Rounds, rations and wrenches. Marines see this trio quite often. They’re given a meal ready to eat, issued rounds and their Humvees are sent out daily, but how did all of this make it into the fight? All a Marine needs to do is head to the command post of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and see its logistical hub, the S-4 section.

April 20, 2019

DLA Land: Driving Readiness

From foxhole to factory, DLA Land is your single point of contact in the Defense Logistics Agency for Land support. We support you with demand planning for repair parts, requisition support and more. Our customer service representatives are located around the world to ensure you have the readiness you need to accomplish your mission.

April 19, 2019

DLA provides religious support items in time for celebrations across the globe

DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.

April 19, 2019

DLA Counsel-Distribution’s McNaughton presented commander’s coin

DLA Counsel-Distribution employee Sherry McNaughton received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event Feb. 26.