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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yesenia Mejias

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.

Sept. 27, 2019

DLA Aviation welcomes new Army Customer Facing Division chief

Army Col. Woodard ‘Buddy” Hopkins, III, joined Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in July as the new Army Customer Facing Division chief within the Customer Operations Directorate.

Sept. 27, 2019

Distribution San Joaquin’s Maldonado retires after 51 years of combined service

Having served a combined 51 years as a federal civilian and military service member, Richard Maldonado, equal employment specialist, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is

Sept. 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support employees celebrated the culture and traditions of Hispanic Americans during a National Hispanic Heritage Month program Sept. 25

Sept. 26, 2019

U.S. Army Alaska Gives Marine Corps a Lift during Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine Corps during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in Seward Sept. 19.

Sept. 26, 2019

Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development Continues

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Planning and Industrial Support Division conducted an Industrial Support Activity training session Sept. 5 with personnel from the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama, their second iteration in a series of planned training sessions. The training is designed to strengthen partnerships, improve customer support and connect the efforts of the DLA team with the outcomes achieved at the ISA. Strong Partnerships is one of five lines of effort advanced by Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams as a roadmap to ensure victory against trans-regional multi-domain threats, in an increasingly complex global environment.

Sept. 26, 2019

Counsel speaks to local law students about federal employment, builds partnerships

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Office of General Counsel participated in a Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools consortium event Sept. 19 to engage and inform local law students about the agency’s mission and federal employment benefits. Panel member Jon Lightner, DLA Troop Support chief counsel and Villanova University School of Law graduate, spoke to students from nine local law schools about the specialized legal positions within Troop Support. As the first and only DLA legal team to pursue efforts like this according to Lightner, the engagement builds partnerships with the colleges and generates potential interest in federal service among future legal professionals.

Sept. 26, 2019

Distribution Norfolk participates in OSHA Safe and Sound Week

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Safe and Sound Week activities raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs in the workplace.

Sept. 25, 2019

Heavy aircraft crew chiefs reflect on duties before Air Show

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Sheppard Air Force Base website — Often overshadowed by their more aggressive, quicker and sleeker cousins, the fighter jets, the heavy aircraft are the airframes that carry the U.S. Air Force and sister-service components, and it is about time they get the love they deserve.

Sept. 25, 2019

FY20 Executive Development Program seeks nominations

The Defense Logistics Agency Executive Development Program is currently seeking nominations for fiscal year 2020. The purpose of the EDP is to develop DLA’s current and future leaders, prepare them to effectively navigate and manage leadership challenges, and develop leadership competencies critical to maintaining supply chain excellence.