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Jan. 17, 2019

Reorganizing for employee development, future success

For new employees, “learning the ropes” can be a challenge. So leaders in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware supply chain found a way to help set up certain new employees for success. Developed in 2018, the IH Material Planning training branch took a cue from IH’s Technical and Quality Division and helped standardize training and “build the bench” of more skilled, knowledgeable interns and employees in the Pathways to Career Excellence program, or PaCErs.

Jan. 16, 2019

Actions to help others should be focus of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday, says nephew

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. remembers the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “Uncle M.L.,” his mother’s lighthearted younger brother, fond of bike rides and pranks. He also remembers two major themes his uncle would advocate for just as strongly today, he told an audience Jan. 16 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Jan. 16, 2019

Norfolk’s Medical Mission Team wins DLA Team Performance award

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Medical Mission Team was honored with the DLA Team Performance award during the agency’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony held at Fort Belvoir Dec.

Jan. 15, 2019

A marathon of support: DLA provides new American-made athletic footwear

Nearly 900 Air Force recruits were the first to receive new American-made athletic footwear early January, procured by Defense Logistics Agency as a result of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which mandated the Department of Defense to provide to enlistees the footwear upon their initial entry into the armed forces.

Jan. 15, 2019

DLA Distribution San Joaquin holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for redesigned Consolidation and Containerization Point

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, the second largest distribution center in the DLA Distribution network located in Tracy, California, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 7 to celebrate the new redesign

Jan. 14, 2019

Susquehanna’s Davis named DLA Outstanding Employee with a Disability

As part of the DLA Equal Employment Opportunity Awards during DLA headquarters’ 51st annual employee recognition ceremony Dec. 13, Sally Davis, distribution process worker at DLA Distribution

Jan. 11, 2019

New warehouse site for DLA Distribution Navy Bahrain doubles storage capacity

DLA Distribution Navy Bahrain is a Commercially Owned/Commercially Operated distribution center located in the Kingdom of Bahrain.  DDNB serves as the single Theater Distribution Platform and

Jan. 10, 2019

San Joaquin’s Thimsen chosen as DLA Field Grade Officer of the Year

United States Army Maj. Grant Thimsen, operations officer, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, was honored with the DLA Field Grade Officer of the Year Award at DLA’s 51st annual employee

Jan. 8, 2019

San Joaquin’s Aguilar honored as top employee at annual DLA award ceremony

Gerald Aguilar, distribution process worker at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, was honored as one of the Top 10 Employees of the Year at the DLA 51st annual employee recognition ceremony Dec. 13.

Jan. 7, 2019

Troop Support honors Army reservist’s retirement

Army Lt. Col. Thomas Wooden Jr. was honored for 29 years of service to his nation at a retirement ceremony held Jan. 4 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia where he spent the last 29 years of his military career as an Army reservist. During the ceremony, presiding official and DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly thanked Wooden and his more than 20 family members in attendance for their support to the Army and to the nation. “We know that serving in the armed services poses challenges for our soldiers that many civilians and their families cannot appreciate, but you all can,” Simerly said. “And your support to [Wooden] has been essential in his success.”