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Sept. 30, 2021

DLA petroleum lab partners with high school in Germany

Two Ramstein High School students are getting hands-on learning at the DLA Energy Europe & Africa petroleum lab in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The six-month Department of Defense Education Activity Europe Career Practicum Student Internship Program matches a student with a professional experience based on their career interest.

Sept. 29, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates retirement of two civilian employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the retirement of two civilian employees during a ceremony Sept. 27 in Philadelphia.

Sept. 29, 2021

Chesterfield County toasts DLA Installation Management Richmond’s wastewater treatment efforts at DSCR with Platinum Award

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond received the Platinum Award from Chesterfield County, Virginia, officials Sept. 20 for achieving 100% compliance with the county’s industrial wastewater regulations on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Expeditionary supports Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane, was set to hit Louisiana, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team jumped into action by offering support to U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency with disaster relief efforts.

Sept. 29, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency team supports White House initiative with up to $2.78B in testing supplies

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical employees worked through the Labor Day onward without breaking to expedite six contracts with a combined maximum value of just over $2.78 billion for up to 150 million over-the-counter and 400 million point-of-care COVID-19 test kits and in support of White House initiatives.

Sept. 29, 2021

DLA program analyst reflects on agency’s history, epic move

Senior Program Analyst Ken McLain remembers well the part of DLA's history that saw the 1995 transfer of agency employees from Cameron Station in Alexandria, Virginia, to the new McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. In fact, he was the relocation manager for the move.

Sept. 28, 2021

DEMIL at Letterkenny paves way for future Army systems

The Army has been parting out and then demilitarizing obsolete weapons systems in Pennsylvania with the help of DLA Disposition Services.

Sept. 28, 2021

DLA awards 7 contracts to small businesses at Industry Collider Day

Seven small businesses were awarded contracts for innovative solutions to warfighter and national security challenges through the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2021 Small Business Innovation Research Program during Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

Sept. 28, 2021

Upcoming renovations to Defense Logistics Agency facility at NAS Corpus Christi

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Southeast awarded a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price task order, Sept. 14, to Walga Ross Group JV from Joplin, Missouri, for renovation of building 1846 at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sept. 28, 2021

Distribution’s Ooka presented commander’s coin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea’s deputy director Macy Ooka received two commander’s coins, which were presented to her by Army Brig. Gen. Timothy P. White, U.S. Forces Korea, deputy director, C/J-4, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command and Army Brig. Gen. Steven L. Allen, commander 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.