DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture DS

Nov. 23, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Karin DeGraw

Karin DeGraw is a management and program analyst for the Process Excellence Team at Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan. She began the PaCE Program in 2017 and graduated in 2019.

Nov. 18, 2022

Area manager Milazzo recognized

The agency’s lead for property disposal across Alaska is a DLA Disposition Services employee of the quarter.

Nov. 9, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Brandon Awkerman

Brandon Awkerman is in his second year of the Pathways to Career Excellence Program and is currently located at Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan. He is in the Contracting PaCE Program, so he will not be placed at a field site location during or after his participation in the PaCE Program. Brandon’s group had a unique experience in the program as they were in their first year of the program when the pandemic began.

Nov. 2, 2022

Battle Creek MWR hosts Harvest Fest 2022

Battle Creek Morale, Welfare, and Recreation hosted the annual family-friendly Harvest Fest at Station 66 Oct. 26. Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center employees, retirees, and their family members enjoyed hayrides, Trunk-or-Treating, a costume contest, yard games, apple cider press demonstration and more.

Oct. 28, 2022

Leaders conclude Battle Creek summit

Attendees encouraged to build on relationships made during annual get-together.

Oct. 28, 2022

Culture innovations a main focus at leadership summit

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services leaders and culture representatives discussed culture innovations at the annual Strategic Leadership Summit Oct. 24-28. This is the first time culture representatives attended the summit in person at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

Oct. 26, 2022

Disposition Services leaders meet for second day of Strategic Leadership Summit

Leaders from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services met for the second day of the Strategic Leadership Summit Oct. 25 in Battle Creek, Michigan, where the day’s focus was safety lessons learned and a way forward, the importance of communication in the workplace, and suicide prevention training.

Oct. 23, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Cameron Schuemann

DLA Disposition Services Project Manager Cameron Schuemann participated in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program from 2006 to 2008. During the time he participated, the program was still called the Corporate Intern Program.

Oct. 17, 2022

2013-2022: Agency disposal team increases agility

Through network optimization, technological advancement and a focus on expeditionary capability and readiness, the command focused on flexibility and responsiveness during its fourth decade of warfighter support.

Oct. 15, 2022

DLA Disposition Service director applauds workforce for outstanding support to warfighter

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addressed the global workforce during the first town hall of the new fiscal year Oct. 12 at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Battle Creek, Michigan.