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DLA Energy signs agreement with historically black college
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Deputy Commander David Kless signed a first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding with the historically black college and university Benedict College at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 15. The agreement that will foster employment opportunities for Benedict students under the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program, Pathways Intern Programs, or other DLA employment programs.
Dec. 6, 2021 - A first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding with a historically black college and university was signed virtually between DLA Energy and Benedict College at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 15.

Defense Secretary announces DLA Distribution commander promotion
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III announces that the President has nominated Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general for the appointment to the rank of major general December 2, 2021.
Dec. 6, 2021 - Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III announced Dec. 2 that the President has nominated Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general, for the appointment to the two-star rank of major general. 

DLA Energy Commander honored at Philippine Consulate
Philippine Consul General Elmer Cato (left), Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas and the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Hon. Gina Ortiz-Jones stand on the stage after Canlas was presented a recognition plaque for his achievements at a Veterans Day event at the Philippine Consulate in New York City, Nov. 11.
Dec. 2, 2021 - Honoring Filipino-Americans in uniform both past and present, DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas was recognized at a Veterans Day event at the Philippine Consulate in New York City, Nov. 11. 

Chaplain resources help military members practice their faith
DLA Chaplain Army Col. Christopher Archer poses in the flag room during a visit with DLA Troop Support employees in Philadelphia.
Dec. 1, 2021 - Army Col. Christopher Archer has served in many challenging assignments in various locations during his more than 20-year career as a chaplain, but he chose his current assignment at DLA in December 2020. Working with his Religious Affairs NCO and DLA Troop Support counterparts, he ensures customers get the religious supplies they need in a timely manner.

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges
The Acquisition Modernization Program is expected to formalize how the Defense Logistics Agency strengthens acquisition employees’ skills, improves processes and applies market intelligence, all while taking advantage of DLA’s ongoing efforts to modernize its information technology tools.
Nov. 30, 2021 - DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

Tribute to heroes display honors DLA employees lost, injured in war on terror
Don Reed, Defense Logistics Agency’s liaison for Special Operations Command Central and Marine Corps Forces Central, center, poses for a photo during the unveiling of a Tribute to DLA Heroes display Nov. 19 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, with DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM Senior Enlisted Leader Army Master Sgt. Felisha Hagler, left, and DLA CENTOCM & SOCOM Commander Army Col. Gerard Acosta.
Nov. 29, 2021 - A new Tribute to DLA Heroes display honors one current and three former employees who were injured or killed in the war on terror.

DLA Distribution's Shipman rescues woman from drowning
While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark on Oct. 25, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal.
Nov. 23, 2021 - While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman, rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal Oct. 25.

DLA Troop Support has key ingredients to get Thanksgiving meals to troops
Leadership from the 408th Contracting Support Brigade based in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, serves junior Soliders Thanksgiving lunch on Nov. 26, 2020. Leaders like to express their gratitude for all the hard work Soldiers complete in order to continue the mission by taking time out of their day to serve during the holiday season.(Photo by U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Jermaine Jackson)
Nov. 22, 2021 - For more than 50 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided traditional Thanksgiving dishes to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and other locations around the world.

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