Profiles in Resiliency

See how resilient the DLA workforce can be by hearing stories directly from employees about how they have overcome challenges in their lives.

4 pillars of resiliency - Mental, Physical, Social, and Spiritual

Resiliency News

Health of the Agency
Health of the Agency Graphic
July 1, 2018 - Leaders use new quarterly assessments and collaboration to promote the health of the agency.

Agency employees at Iwakuni aid transition to improved medical care
DLA Disposition Services personnel at Iwakuni, Japan, receive excess property from the old Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Branch Health Clinic to aid in the transition to the new Robert M. Casey Medical and Dental Clinic.
June 1, 2018 - Defense Logistics Agency personnel at Iwakuni, Japan, recently watched the fruits of their labor as the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Branch Health Clinic opened a new facility.

Man’s best friend: Distribution employee’s daily life enhanced by guide dog
Mason Chronister, an administrative assistant in Distribution’s Organization Management/J9 directorate and his guide dog, Xavier.
May 29, 2018 - Distribution headquarter employees may have noticed a new employee over the past few months, a rather furry new employee. Xavier Chronister, a nearly two-year old Golden Labrador Retriever is DLA Distribution’s newest Organizational Management/J9 directorate employee.

New Cumberland installation celebrates 100 years
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack delivers the keynote speech during the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna centennial celebration.
May 17, 2018 - The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation celebrated its 100-year history with a flag raising ceremony and time capsule dedication on May 11.

Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training
DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan employees practice putting out a fire using a fire extinguisher and how to evacuate a room or building when there is smoke during the first off-site training tour on April 4.
May 9, 2018 - DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.

Medical team bonds despite working away from the office
Members of DLA Troop Support Medical’s operational customer facing division pose for a photo before a 5K run and walk for St. Patrick’s Day at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia, March 15, 2018. The team gathers quarterly for team building exercises to improve trust and cohesion.
May 8, 2018 - Employees on one Medical supply chain team are making extra team building efforts since they often work away from the office.