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Dec. 2, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Michelle Ecklund

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.

Dec. 2, 2020

DLA Distribution continues to improve audit readiness from the top

Each year, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters develops a theme and commitment to help advance physical and financial operations to pass audit.

Dec. 1, 2020

What the Holidays Mean to Me: Katie Krefft

During the month of December, DLA Aviation Public Affairs will be running a special series of stories titled What the Holidays Mean to Me. The purpose is to spotlight members of the DLA Aviation workforce during the holidays.

Dec. 1, 2020

Leadership Spotlight: Omar Khlifi

Get to know Omar Khlifi, DLA Disposition Services Director, South East region.

Nov. 30, 2020

Kuwait-based disposal representative named employee of quarter

Honner Raul Carbajal-Sanchez was recently honored for his contributions to the agency’s property disposal operations in the Middle East.

Nov. 30, 2020

DLA R&D Industry Collider Day fuses industry, ingenuity

More than 500 government and industry partners participated in DLA's first virtual Industry Collider Day Nov. 18.

Nov. 27, 2020

Surplus military tents repurposed as coronavirus testing sites

New Jersey’s Union County is among DLA’s many excess-property recipients reusing former mobile shelters in their local fight against COVID-19.

Nov. 25, 2020

‘Never borrow from yourself’: Customer account specialist shares best advice of his 50-year career

This week marks five decades since a young Chester Parker entered an Army recruiting center and embarked on a federal career that took him around the world. Today, Parker is a customer account specialist with the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Land Customer Operations. In this capacity he serves as the “face” to Army and Marine Corps customers and engages with them daily to understand their specific logistics needs.

Nov. 25, 2020

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status throughout the winter season

As we head into the holiday-season and with winter right around the corner, we can expect there will be inclement weather or other emergencies. Oftentimes, these types of incidents are followed by the closing of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia to everyone except individuals considered essential personnel.

Nov. 25, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Thanksgiving Day message

While this year has seen its challenges, together, as an organization, we’ve navigated through the unchartered waters of this pandemic while continuing our focus on supporting our military.