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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.

Feb. 23, 2021

DLA Intelligence publishes new controlled unclassified information policy

Say goodbye to For Official Use Only. A Defense Logistics Agency policy published Jan. 28 by DLA Intelligence provides new guidance on labeling unclassified information that’s sensitive but doesn’t require classification.

Feb. 23, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Jonathan Stone

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Black History Month in February. This year’s national theme is The Black Family: Representation, Identification, Diversity. The African American Employment Program highlights employees throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Feb. 23, 2021

Air Force Major earns DLA Logistics Readiness Award

Recognized for his outstanding contributions to the success of the Air Force and Department of Defense missions, Air Force Maj. Charles Morton was selected as the DLA Air Force 2020 Individual Logistics Readiness Award winner.

Feb. 23, 2021

First shipment of F-35 Lightning II aircraft material arrives at San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, located in Tracy, California, was selected as the Wholesale Air Vehicle Storage and Distribution location for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts. DLA Distribution has a proven track record as the Defense Department’s storage and distribution provider and DLA Distribution San Joaquin will step up as a key player in support of the sustainment of the DoD’s premier weapon system.

Feb. 23, 2021

Fort Meade disposal specialist recalls protective suit transfer to FEMA

Angela Sakryd helped transfer 40,000 excess protective suits from DTRA to FEMA.

Feb. 22, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Kalisia Winkey

A Feb. 3 Presidential Proclamation on National Black History Month calls “on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope.”

Feb. 22, 2021

Afghan operations making milestones

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employees have been serving in Afghanistan in support of U.S. forces deployed there and noted significant milestones for DLA in the past few weeks.