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Archive: July, 2019

July 31, 2019

DLA Aviation employee receives national recognition for excellence in service

Maurice Sanabria, chief, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Command Programs Office was bestowed the Excellence in Service Award for 2019 by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for his accomplishments in the advancement of diversity/inclusion and for his work in the community

July 31, 2019

DLA Troop Support recognizes civilian retirees

Susan Baker, Jeffrey Kochanowicz and Garth McBride marked their retirement from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support during a ceremony July 29. DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence presided over the ceremony and thanked the retirees for their 104 combined years of service to the federal government and warfighters.

July 31, 2019

Demo Day for World War I Era Former DLA Distribution Headquarters

After one hundred years standing on the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna installation, building A1 is being demolished.Built in 1918, building A1 is the last original building on the

July 30, 2019

Meet the commander: An interview with DLA Troop Support’s newest leader

Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence sits down for an interview with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Public Affairs team to introduce himself to the workforce and local community.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

July 30, 2019

Religious supply chain newsletter to highlight logistics trends, holiday ordering schedules  

A new quarterly newsletter from the Defense Logistics Agency command chaplain gives customers insight into the religious supply chain and order times for religious holidays.

July 30, 2019

Commentary: DLA Makes Me the Lucky One

Adults far into their career always say we are “the lucky ones” because we have a clean slate to start our careers in whichever direction we choose to push ourselves. However, for a while, I believed it was those successful career people who were the lucky ones.

July 30, 2019

2020 Solicitation for FY20 DLA Enterprise Rotation Program

The developmental assignments have been posted for the FY20 DLA Enterprise Rotation Program. Nominations are now being accepted. Enterprise assignments are cross-organizational, at the GS-11 through GS-15 level, and range in length from 3 to 12 months. Assignments are available at several locations throughout the Agency and begin in January 2020 or shortly thereafter.

July 30, 2019

Thule receives critical resupply shipment only once a year

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Peterson Air Force Base website — Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force’s annual resupply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This is the only time of the year when the Airmen of the 821st Air Base Group are provided with critical supplies.

July 30, 2019

Empowering leaders at LULAC

Two DLA Energy employees attended the League of United Latin American Citizens 90th annual national convention and exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 10 -13. Resolution Specialist Christian Sivelle and Supply Systems Analyst Carmen Tallada attended the four-day convention that brought together more than 20,000 Latino leaders from across the country for seminars and events.