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Nov. 18, 2020

Texas volunteer firefighters use former military trucks

Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department has converted a second Steward Stevenson, excess military truck from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services into a firefighting machine by adding a slip-on unit, front bumper nozzles, and drafting capability.

Nov. 18, 2020

DLA produces social distancing signage

The Defense Logistics Agency is producing signage to help the Department of Defense remind employees and visitors about social distancing and other precautions taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Nov. 18, 2020

Automated agent helps navigate disruptions and reduces downtime

The Defense Logistics Agency is using the automated agent, Amelia, as the first contact for information technology support.

Nov. 18, 2020

DLA Distribution employees participate in Denim Fridays to raise awareness on sexual assault

DLA Distribution employees are wearing denim every Friday in November 2020, as a symbol of support and to raise awareness about erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. The DLA SAPR hotline is 800-841-0937.

Nov. 17, 2020

DLA Aviation supervisor builds trust within teams, wins September Leadership Award

Brian Kovach credits his success to his team, whose hard work he says, helped earn him the September Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award.

Nov. 17, 2020

Marine Corps celebrates 245th birthday in Columbus

The Marine Corps celebrated 245 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 10.

Nov. 17, 2020

DLA support to nursing homes: A ‘challenging, humbling’ success

The Defense Logistics Agency overcame hurdles to support the nation’s demand for personal protective equipment for at-risk populations early in the coronavirus pandemic. As one of the U.S.’s most susceptible populations, the elderly became a primary focus of DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain when the Department of Health and Human Service requested two tranches of pre-packaged lifesaving protective items for 15,455 nursing homes nationwide.

Nov. 17, 2020

The DLA Rap talk show to highlight agency 'heroes,’ unique missions

DLA employees and unique missions are the subject of a video talk show called The DLA Rap.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA, USACE discuss joint objectives during partnership event

DLA and USACE leaders gathered virtually during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13 to talk about how the organizations can improve mutual support and collaboration.

Battle Creek, Mich. Nov. 16, 2020

Vets resource event held virtually

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center recently held a virtual veteran’s resource fair in observance of Veterans Day. With most workers from the Battle Creek, Michigan, landmark working from home, this year’s Veterans Day program was conducted online Nov. 10.