DLA Headquarters News

Holocaust survivor shares childhood story with HQC employees
Louise Lawrence-Israëls shares the painful memory of her childhood during the Holocaust April 17 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. Photo by Beth Reece
April 18, 2019 - Louise Lawrence-Israëls shares the painful memory of her childhood during the Holocaust.

DLA Strategic Plan amended, available online
The Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Plan has been amended to include the addition of three objectives under the Warfighter Support line of effort and one under Always Accountable, as well as two new categories: Cross-Cutting Efforts and Critical Capabilities.
April 17, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Plan has been amended to include the addition of three objectives under the Warfighter Support line of effort and one under Always Accountable, as well as two new categories: Cross-Cutting Efforts and Critical Capabilities.

Eliminating sexual harassment, assault a key goal director says at 5K run
Headquarters McNamara Complex employees dash away from the start point of a 5K run held April 10 to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
April 16, 2019 - Headquarters McNamara Complex employees gathered on one of the first warm afternoons of spring 2019 for a 5K run held to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

April 15 is Tax Day
Don't forget: Monday is the last day to file federal income tax returns.
April 12, 2019 - April 15 is Tax Day, the deadline for submitting federal income tax returns to the federal government.

DLA Aviation News

Commentary: First-time deployee expands logistics and leadership knowledge
Jajuan Evans, chief, Systems and Procedures Branch Chief, Procurement Process Support Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation poses for a photo at his desk on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia April 17, 2019. Evans recently returned from his first deployment where he served as a DLA Liaison officer for Headquarters Resolute Support in Afghanistan.
April 19, 2019 - I first heard about DLA Support Team- deployment opportunities from a co-worker.  I decided to deploy for both professional and personal reasons. I wanted the opportunity to support the warfighter on a more direct level, and saw this as a way to expand my knowledge of logistics and leadership.

DLA Distribution News

DLA Counsel-Distribution’s McNaughton presented commander’s coin
DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones (right) presents Sherry McNaughton (left) a commander’s coin during an employee recognition event Feb. 26.
April 19, 2019 - DLA Counsel-Distribution employee Sherry McNaughton received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event Feb. 26.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Associates walk-a-lap for survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Defense Supply Center Columbus associates gathered to walk Mission Park in support of survivors of sexual assault during the annual Walk-a-Lap for a Survivor event April 17. Prior to the walk, associates received information on the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program as well as additional resources available. Afterwards, participants took selfies and painted canvas to raise awareness. If you were unable to attend, resources and additional information are available from the DLA Land and Maritime Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at 614-692-8846. For 24/7 response, call 1-800-841-0937.
April 18, 2019 - DSCC associates gathered to walk Mission Park in support of survivors of sexual assault during the annual Walk-a-Lap for a Survivor event April 17.

Logistics In Action

Sustainers Resupply Units using Aerial Delivery during Lightning Strike
25th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers prepare to push out the aerial delivery using the free drop technique in support of four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise.  Each free drop supplied 2-27INF, 3IBCT Soldiers with 390lbs of meals and ammunition; approximately one day worth from four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to two locations simultaneously.
April 16, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Trucks aren't the only way sustainers deliver supplies. A Free Drop technique supported four companies of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team during Operation Lightning Strike field exercise.

DLA Disposition Services News

Teamwork recharges disposal process
Contractors prepare to transport more than 14,000 pounds of lead acid batteries from Thumrait Air Base to a recycling facility in Oman.
April 17, 2019 - After more than a year, lead acid batteries used to support U.S. operations in Oman are being disposed of again thanks to new capabilities there and teamwork between two of the Defense Logistics Agency’s major subordinate commands.

DLA Energy News

Teamwork recharges disposal process
Contractors prepare to transport more than 14,000 pounds of lead acid batteries from Thumrait Air Base to a recycling facility in Oman.
April 17, 2019 - After more than a year, lead acid batteries used to support U.S. operations in Oman are being disposed of again thanks to new capabilities there and teamwork between two of the Defense Logistics Agency’s major subordinate commands.

DLA Troop Support News

DLA provides religious support items in time for celebrations across the globe
Navy Electronics Technician 3rd Class Nicholas Talarico, from Reading, Pa., center, receives the sign of the cross from Navy Lt. Long Nguyen, from Los Angeles, during an Ash Wednesday service in the chapel of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on the Pacific Ocean March 3, 2019. DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.
April 19, 2019 - DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.