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Sept. 30, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna holds full-scale active assailant exercise in recognition of National Preparedness Month

A well designed and facilitated full-scale exercise involves a large amount of planning, resources and training. You’ll never know what you don’t know if you don’t exercise your emergency response plan.

July 21, 2022

Safety takes center stage during COREX 22

DLA proves that even during a large scale exercise, safety is still the number one priority.

Sept. 11, 2018

Exercise tests first responders, HQC workforce in reacting to shooter, bomber

A Sept. 6 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex tested the readiness of first responders, along with the workforce of DLA and other HQC agencies, as they responded to a mock event involving about 100 volunteer actors, police officers and others.

June 19, 2018

DLA forward presence enhances commodity, service support during Saber Strike

U.S. forces in the Baltics and Poland for Saber Strike 2018 have easier access to critical supplies like food, fuel and repair parts with the deployment of Defense Logistics Agency personnel to Powidz, Poland.

May 25, 2018

OCORT resumes June 9

DLA Disposition Services’ annual Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training will continue to heighten the bar of excellence for agency field exercises when it convenes in mid-June at sites across Michigan.

May 23, 2018

Expo educates HQC employees on self-care, healthy habits

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees gleaned valuable information about overall wellness and enjoyed food, fun and fitness during the 19th Health and Safety Expo in the HQC Café, May 22.

March 29, 2018

HQC employees participate in fitness event to ‘Honor the Warrior’

More than 130 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees dressed for a sunny yet unseasonably chilly 5K run/walk March 27. Participants stretched and warmed up alongside colleagues and then ran, walked and wheeled in support of this year’s theme, “Honor the Warrior.”

Jan. 11, 2018

Reservists help DLA expand exercise-planning capabilities

Members of DLA's Joint Reserve Force are helping plan DLA's joint and national training exercises.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

May 5, 2017

Live-fire, last-minute, no problem for Information Operations' support of Army Reserve exercise

A lone Document Services employee was able to produce a complex official logo for an Army Reserve live-fire exercise on short notice, to praise from the customer.