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Archive: April, 2021

April 30, 2021

Vaccine clinic draws over 100 DSCR employees

Volunteers from the Virginia Army National Guard at Fort Pickett near Blackstone, Virginia, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond and DLA Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate managed a pop-up vaccine clinic at Defense Supply Center Richmond April 27. More than 100 DLA employees were given the first of two COVID-19 vaccine injections.

April 30, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for India pandemic response

Rapid COVID-19 tests and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being flown to India as part of the U.S. government’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

April 30, 2021

Troop Support employees recognized for innovative solutions

A member of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain and a team from the Clothing and Textile supply chain received the Troop Support’s Fall Innovation Award for their inventive problem solving.

April 30, 2021

DLA, SOUTHCOM partnership provides humanitarian support for COVID-19 relief

The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with the U.S. Southern Command to deliver $1.3 million worth of life-saving pharmaceuticals to the Paraguay Ministry of Health for urgent treatment of intensive care patients with COVID-19. “This effort represents a whole-of-government approach [including] the Department of State, USSOUTHCOM, and DLA to strengthen partnerships and counter threats in our shared neighborhood,” SOUTHCOM Director of Logistics Marine Col. David Gibbs said.

April 30, 2021

QARS perform internal tank inspection at sea

DLA Energy Middle East Quality Assurance Representatives Mark Mizrahi and Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Grace received hands on training when they conducted an internal tank inspection of the oil tanker LEFKARA on April 9.  

April 30, 2021

DLA Distribution supports ERDC to complete RAIL demo 

RAIL, a program sponsored by the United States Transportation Command, began in October 2020. It was developed to provide an expeditionary railhead capability for loading and unloading tracked and wheeled vehicles.

April 29, 2021

Property disposal field offices to close

60 employee positions will be realigned over the coming year to optimize disposal network capacity and improve overall support to the warfighter.

April 29, 2021

DLA Energy deputy commander named new DLA chief of staff

W. Eric Smith, DLA Energy deputy commander, has been selected as DLA's new chief of staff. 

April 29, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Rachel Nolan

DLA Distribution Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Rachel Nolan educates employees on sexual assault prevention, advocates for victims of sexual violence.

April 29, 2021

DLA director meets Richmond-based employees, praises commitment to mission

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, April 16 for the first time since she became director of the enterprise in July. She previously headed supplier operations for DLA Aviation from August 2008 to August 2011.