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May 25, 2022

Preparing for workplace reentry: A behind-the-scenes hero

It’s been 26 months since DLA Energy employees were told to vacate their workspaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While most of the McNamara Headquarters workers teleworked from home, Kara Wagner, a GS-11 employee and retired U.S. Marine, stayed behind.

Dec. 13, 2021

Annual holiday event returns to DSCC

The annual Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Holiday Open House was held in person on Dec. 8, following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic safety protocols.

Nov. 10, 2021

Healing Rocks

The DLA Battle Creek-based Morale, Welfare and Recreation Family Program and local Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office came together to host a “Healing Rocks” event at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center Nov. 3.

Oct. 15, 2021

Logistician saves stranger from Kalamazoo River

DLA Disposition Services employee Ronald Hobbs rescued a stranger from the Kalamazoo River on Oct. 12.

July 1, 2021

Commentary: PTSD is real

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects millions of Americans each year.

June 9, 2021

Expeditionary training facility dedicated to former DLA employee Krissie K. Davis

Davis was killed while on deployment to Afghanistan in 2015. DLA leaders and family members gathered to help memorialize her at Indiana's Camp Atterbury June 3.

April 22, 2021

Take your child to work day – pandemic edition

For much of our workforce at some point during the past year, it has been “take your child to work day” as we shifted to continue operations with max telework and schools/childcare closing/going virtual. As such, our workforce has shared with their children information about what they do.

April 21, 2021

DLA Aviation logistics ops center vital to warfighter support during pandemic

The Aviation Logistics Operations Center has been a hub for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s warfighter support during the COVID-19 pandemic by overseeing over a dozen functions ranging from monitoring weapons system readiness to developing logistics plans that support every combatant command.

Jan. 25, 2021

Darrin Clark honored for transformative leadership with November Aviation Leadership Award

One of the four dimensions of transformative leadership recognized with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award is inspirational motivation. Materiel Management Branch Chief Darrin Clark of DLA Aviation at San Diego is a man who embodies this trait through and through.

Jan. 4, 2021

North-East personnel overcome adversity, tackle diverse mission set in 2020

While operating in some of the areas hardest hit during early stages of the global pandemic, region staff personally and professionally supported COVID-19 response efforts while still helping meet major military property removal needs.