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Resiliency News

Distribution employee participates in 40th Annual BIG Conference
Tish Thompson, supply specialist with DLA Distribution’s Further Operations directorate and member of the DLA Distribution Headquarters Multicultural team, recently attended the Blacks in Government 40th Annual National Training Institute held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Oct. 16, 2018 - Tish Thompson, supply specialist with DLA Distribution’s Further Operations directorate and member of the DLA Distribution Headquarters Multicultural team, recently attended the Blacks in Government 40th Annual National Training Institute held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme this year’s event was “Leveraging Your Professional Attributes for Sustained Growth and Development”.

Distribution DAT assesses Hurricane Florence damage as clean-up is underway at Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina
Damage sustained by Hurricane Florence at DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina. (Photos provided by DDCN)
Oct. 3, 2018 - DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina was in the direct path of Hurricane Florence. Knowing this, a Distribution Disaster Assessment Team was pre-positioned and prepared to support its North Carolina center prior to, during, and after Florence passed.

Saving energy on DoD’s largest joint base
Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, announced a new energy saving performance contract that will provide more than $285 million in total cost savings over the 22-year financed term of the contract. Facilities in the scope of the project will see a 24 percent reduction in energy usage, a reduction in their energy spending by approximately $8.7 million annually.
Oct. 2, 2018 - The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center announced a new energy savings performance contract to increase energy resiliency at the Department of Defense’s largest joint base, Joint Base San Antonio in Texas, Sept. 28. As an execution agent for Joint Base San Antonio and Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Installation Energy team awarded an Energy Savings Performance Contract.

Distribution participates in DLA’s new In-House Coaching Program Pilot
Ramona French (right), chief, Distribution Integration J4, coaches Shala Pulgar, Distribution Business Development Specialist. (Photo by Diana Dawa, Distribution Public Affairs)
Sept. 25, 2018 - According to the DLA In-House Coaching Program Pilot website, the Coaching Program's mission, values and vision support DLA's People and Culture Plan. Coaching helps clients bring their life into focus through solving individual challenges, achieving professional goals, clarifying decision making and focus, and learning and personal development. Coaching also helps with wellness and work-life balance, increasing self-awareness, and helping with self-management.

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, commander, DLA Distribution, visit with Army Corps of Engineers representatives at Fort AP Hill, Virginia. (Photo provided by Fort AP Hill Public Affairs)
Sept. 18, 2018 - With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

Event shares memories of 9-11
A Defense Logistics Agency employee reflects on the events of Sept. 11, 2001, at one of the historic displays.
Sept. 11, 2018 - Defense Logistics Agency employees and other members of the workforce in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center gathered for a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony and shared their memories of that fateful day in 2001.