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Feb. 4, 2016

Oklahoma City’s deputy director retires after 54-year career

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., deputy director Augustus Mays, Jr., has retired from federal service after a 54-year career.

Feb. 2, 2016

What DLA Disposition Services Really Does

A cargo truck once used by the military finds new life as a firefighting vehicle for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources thanks to the mission of DLA Disposition Services.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA equipment helps rescue hikers

The weather was real. The hikers were really lost. While it wasn’t a reality show there is a star in this story, a cat from DLA.

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Jan. 29, 2016

DLA Energy helps Army shape first large-scale renewable energy portfolio at Fort Hood

Defense Logistics Agency Energy and other stakeholders broke ground Jan. 28 on the Army’s first-ever hybrid solar and wind energy project at Fort Hood, Texas.

Jan. 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime cements legacy of fallen hero

DLA Land and Maritime on Jan. 21 paid a final tribute to one if its own, renaming a newly renovated building to honor a fallen hero, Stephen Byus.

Jan. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation Operations Center Phase I construction in full swing

Construction on the new five-story Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is in full swing and a great deal of progress has been made since the groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 15, 2015.

Jan. 21, 2016

Recruits receive new Army uniforms as rollout continues

Army recruits will now join soldiers already wearing the Operational Camouflage Pattern as the rollout of the new Army Combat Uniform continues.

Jan. 19, 2016

DLA forging and casting investment continues to provide returns 25 years later

In the early 1990s, Defense Logistics Agency recognized the need to invest in future technology; the agency saw that some once-robust domestic supply chains were disappearing, fragmenting or going overseas. Now, 25-plus years later, the agency’s forging and casting initiative is yielding benefits from knowledge shared by industry, the military services and DLA Aviation.

Jan. 13, 2016

DLA Document Services delivers critical print-on-demand products

DLA Document Services offers various print-on-demand documents that provide critical information to deployed personnel throughout the world.

Jan. 11, 2016

DLA shows its commitment to the nuclear enterprise

The Defense Logistics Agency demonstrated its commitment to supporting America’s aging nuclear fleet with a memorandum of agreement outlining logistics support to the U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Jan. 7.

Jan. 4, 2016

DLA Disposition Services scraps decommissioned ship

A chapter in Navy and DLA Disposition Services history is ending in a trench dug off New Orleans’ Industrial Canal, less than three miles from the French Quarter.

Jan. 4, 2016

Stranded travelers, snowbound residents benefit from ex-military gear

DLA recently helped local communities deal with emergency snowfall by providing excess military equipment donated by DoD through the Law Enforcement Support Office program.

Dec. 31, 2015

DLA Distribution Current Operations chief retires after 38 years

DLA’s chief of current operations retired in December following a 38-year career with the Federal government in which he began as a warehouse worker.

Dec. 31, 2015

Procurement assistance centers help small-business owners, government buyers

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program, created in 1985 to increase the number of small businesses capable of participating in government contracts, is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs, with centers in Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and all 50 states.