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April 9, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Katrina Leverette

DLA Aviation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Katrina Leverette takes pride in educating employees about sexual assault to help the agency become free from sexually inappropriate behavior.

April 9, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General Brig. Gen. Reventlow hosts DLA Troop Support Commanding General Brig. Gen. Lawrence

Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, visited DLA Distribution April 5, meeting with leadership, touring the DLA Distribution headquarters building and recognizing DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, employees as stellar performers for their contributions to the COVID-19 federal response.

April 9, 2021

DLA leaders sign 2021 SAAPM proclamation

The DLA director, vice director and senior enlisted leader signed the 2021 SAAPM Proclamation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 6.

April 9, 2021

After a decade in the “Boneyard,” Wise Guy back in action

On May 19, 2016, an Air Force B-52 Bomber, with seven crew members onboard, crashed at Anderson Air Force Base on Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific close to 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. All survived the fiery crash that reduced the Air Force’s B-52 fleet to 75, one less than the congressionally mandated 76.

April 8, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General Reventlow's Days of Remembrance message

Every year during annual Days of Remembrance, our nation comes together to remember the victims of the Holocaust, honor the survivors, and pay tribute to the liberators. This year, Days of Remembrance takes place between April 4, 2021 and April 11, 2021, with April 8, 2021, designated as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

April 8, 2021

Pacific Fury 21.2: An exercise in One Team, One Fight

Defense Logistics Agency planners from various DLA entities converged upon the DLA Indo-Pacific Synchronization Operations Center at Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, recently to participate in and support U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercise, Pacific Fury 21.

April 8, 2021

Indo-Pacific Command Surgeon visits, gains insight on DLA Troop Support

The Navy’s Command Surgeon for the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Navy Rear Adm. Pamela Miller, visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia April 6, to learn about the agency’s logistics processes and warfighter support. As the Command Surgeon for the military’s U.S. Indo-Pacific region, DLA is the primary logistics provider for Miller and warfighters in the region, from food and uniform items to repair parts. Though specifically in charge of the Indo-Pacific’s medical mission, she wanted to get a holistic view of support to the region.

April 8, 2021

Department of Defense awards Land and Maritime electronics engineer for advancing resistor technology

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Electronics Engineer Andrew Ernst was awarded the Department of Defense’s Defense Standardization Program Award for fiscal year 2020 for his outstanding leadership during the development of a new specification impacting bulk metal film chip resistors for high reliability and standard reliability applications.

April 8, 2021

Chief of Staff's Travel Log: Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

Took a trip to Metro Park’s Battelle Darby Creek, southwest of Columbus. This place is a gem! Well groomed – and wide – gravel trails are easy-to-moderate and in great condition. There are views of the Darby Creek, running fast now as we get into Spring.

April 8, 2021

Support team deputy commander gains experience, kudos during deployment

DLA Support Team-Kuwait Deputy Commander Gee Hyun McNease supervises nine employees who monitor DLA’s supply chains across the U.S. Central Command area of operation proactively meeting customer needs during the pandemic.