The Senate has confirmed U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic to receive the rank of vice admiral and serve as director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Skubic has succeeded Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams of the U.S. Army, who is slated to retire in August.Read More »
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DLA) has generated the minimum viable product of a program that aims to develop a rapid data processing system. The Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System of MARS program has produced initial foreign infrastructure data with coverage on roads, information technology applications and various structures, DIA said Wednesday.Read More »
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is automating data to determine the overall supply and demand of personal protective equipment needed by the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal entities. DLA said Wednesday that it reports PPE supply data on a daily basis for use with the DoD-made Advana digital analytics platform amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More »
The Defense Logistics Agency has entered into an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deliver services, personnel and materials that will support COVID-19 response efforts.Read More »
Dave Levy, AWS Federal VP, Receives Third Consecutive Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic
Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Dave Levy, vice president of federal business for Amazon Web Services (AWS), his third consecutive Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection.
Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, commanding officer of the Defense Logistics Agency's distribution arm, talked with other DLA officials about modernization efforts. The meeting also included the presence of Adarryl Roberts, program executive officer for DLA information operations, who oversees major efforts on automated information technology systems, DLA said Wednesday.Read More »
The Defense Logistics Agency officially opened its new Agency Synchronization Operations Center on Wednesday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex in Fort Belvoir, Va., in an effort to better operationalize support to warfighters and agencies.
DLA said Thursday the center has a team of experts that utilizes predictive analytic tools to create support plans that incorporate the agency's operational and business support functions around the world.Read More »
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Defense Logistics Agency met on Oct. 31 to explore collaborative approaches to support military customers. Leaders from both agencies discussed military construction, restoration, engineering and modernization efforts during their Partnership Day, DLA said Friday.Read More »