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Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk delivers COVID-19 vaccines to USS Eisenhower during winter storm

The Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners ensured delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Navy ships despite a historic mid-February deep freeze that delivered snow and ice throughout the southern United States.

Feb. 25, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Steve Borgesi

Every month DLA Information Operations will highlight an employee. This month, the spotlight is on Steve Borgesi from the J62 Enterprise Engineering division.

Feb. 25, 2021

Senior executive fosters relationships, selfless service

DLA Information Operations PEO Adarryl Roberts, who manages over 100 of DLA's automated information systems, has been an SES at DLA Headquarters since November 2019. He reflects on the importance of relationships and thoughtful leadership during Black History Month.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Energy responds to arctic weather in Texas

A week of frigid weather across Texas didn’t stop DLA Energy Americas East team from supplying fuel in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s call for help.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Anniston kicks off mentorship program

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, instituted a mentorship program four months ago as part of an enduring effort to get “To great.” The primary goal of the program is to leverage a proven approach to accelerate leadership and employee development, while increasing retention, employee engagement and buy-in, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and increasing productivity.

Feb. 25, 2021

Barstow site lead honored for 1st quarter performance

Heath Buswell was recently named DLA Disposition Services Employee of the Quarter.

Feb. 24, 2021

DLA senior enlisted leader shares personal story, advice on The Rap talk show

DLA's senior enlisted leader shares her journey from “rowdy teenage girl” in East Point, Georgia, to jumping out of airplanes in the latest edition of The Rap talk show.

Feb. 24, 2021

Strudwick and Manuel exemplify decisive action and prioritization, making them DLA Aviation’s November Employees of the Month

You can’t just “wing” it when it comes to communication and planning. It takes decisive action and prioritization like DLA Aviation’s November Employee of the Month awardees exemplify.

Feb. 23, 2021

DLA Energy rocket propellant fuels NASA rover to Red Planet

Fueled by DLA Energy-supplied liquid oxygen and rocket propellant, NASA’s rover Perseverance safely touched down on Mars on Feb. 18 after a seven-month, 292-million-mile journey. Using thrusters fired with DLA Energy hydrazine, the $2.7 billion rover landed in an ancient lake bed called Jezero Crater. The Perseverance is on a two-year mission to find evidence of past life on Mars.

Feb. 23, 2021

FRCE makes huge gains in high-priority backorders

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Navy website — When it comes to meeting the needs of the warfighter, Fleet Readiness Center East has made great strides in focusing efforts on critical needs and reducing the wait for high-priority items.