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Archive: November, 2020

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.

Nov. 24, 2020

Planning, coordination, flexibility key ingredients to DLA providing warfighters Thanksgiving dinner

For more than 50 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has been providing traditional Thanksgiving food to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and other locations where service members are deployed. While the logistics of getting the ingredients to the table were more complicated this year, warfighters will still have a traditional Thanksgiving meal this week.

Nov. 24, 2020

Agency team helps Army shed excess equipment at Fort Bragg

Defense Logistics Agency employees and U.S. Army Special Operations Command personnel are partnering at Fort Bragg North Carolina, to support the Army’s divestiture of excess initiative.

Nov. 23, 2020

National American Indian Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Shawn Cody

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes National American Indian Heritage Month each November. We are highlighting employees of American Indian heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Nov. 23, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency gets Thanksgiving meals

This year, Thanksgiving will be different for our service men and women throughout the world. While meals may be switched to grab-and-go style takeout instead of large group gatherings in dining facilities, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain is making sure that warfighters everywhere are able to have a home-cooked meal with all the trimmings this holiday.