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Oct. 20, 2021

New Subsistence director navigates organization through COVID-19 filter

Army Col. Larry Dean joined the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support as the new director of the Subsistence supply chain in July. He is learning the supply chain and agency in the unique work environment that is a result of COVID-19.

Oct. 20, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime Timeline of the Past 60 Years

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime based at the Defense Supply Center Columbus has a long history of support to our nation’s forces. The installation was dedicated in 1918 to expedite

Oct. 19, 2021

A new leash on life

A dog is said to be “a man’s best friend,” but for this DLA Energy employee a dog is much more. Jason Searls and his service dog, Hawkeye, are working together to heal deep emotional wounds.

Oct. 19, 2021

Repurposed military tech helps autistic students learn

A recent donation to the Anderson Center for Autism shows how military units can leverage DOD Computers For Learning to directly benefit local classrooms and communities.

Oct. 19, 2021

Kendall calls for ‘technically and operationally innovative approaches’ to meet logistics challenges

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Kendall’s keynote remarks to the National Defense Transportation Association and the U.S. Transportation Command’s Fall Meeting offered in unvarnished terms the challenges facing the United States posed by China and what the U.S. must do to best maintain global stability.

Oct. 19, 2021

DLA Indo-Pacific employees, Rapid Deployment Team Blue improve readiness on the Korean Peninsula

The DLA Indo-Pacific team integrated with DLA’s RDT Blue Team during the biannual Combined Command Post Exercise 21-2, which took place on the Korean Peninsula Aug. 16-26. The exercise provided an opportunity for DLA to train, evaluate, and test systems while demonstrating DLA’s capabilities and strategic global reach.

Oct. 19, 2021

Aviation Commander wraps up FY21 accomplishments, recognizes team members during town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford held a town hall live streamed from the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Thurs, Oct. 14.

Oct. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution employee honored at retirement after 42 years of federal service

Wesley Ingram, material handler at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, is retiring after 42 years of federal service.

Oct. 18, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime employees honored for efforts resulting in conviction in long-running fraud case

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General’s Defense Criminal Investigative Service honored two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees recently for their efforts in tracking a decades-long scheme by New Orleans businessman Robert Klein to defraud DOD of millions of dollars. The effort to hold Klein accountable was a partnership between DLA Land and Maritime, DCIS, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, who prosecuted the case.

Oct. 18, 2021

Hard-work pays off: July employees of the month receive recognition for a job well done

Stephen Adams, sustainment specialist in the Planning and Support Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Latoya Whitehead, contract specialist in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Directorate for DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, were both named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month for July.