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Dec. 3, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Jordan Willis

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Nov. 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Thanksgiving Day remarks

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth colonists’ celebration of a harrowing but fruitful first year in America thanks to the aid of the Wampanoag and Pawtuxet tribes, and 158 years since, in the midst of a Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November "as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise" following a significant Union victory at Gettysburg.

Nov. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution's Shipman rescues woman from drowning

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.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support has key ingredients to get Thanksgiving meals to troops

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.

Nov. 19, 2021

In Their Own Words David Olenick, DLA Distribution

David Olenick, DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution increases Veterans Affairs support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is expanding support to the Department of Veterans Affairs, increasing the original three-year $24.5 million VA agreement to a five-year $180 million agreement.

Nov. 18, 2021

DLA Troop Support hosts FEMA Region 3 partner visit

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Headquarters in Philadelphia on Nov. 15. The group met with the command office, each of the four supply chains, and toured the agency’s Flag Room and Product Test Center.

Nov. 18, 2021

Troop Support honors former employees, commanders at Hall of Fame ceremony

Family, friends, and former colleagues of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame’s newest inductees gathered for a ceremony in their honor Nov. 5 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 18, 2021

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan celebrates promotion, annual Distribution awards

Navy Cmdr. Horacio Tan, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, meritoriously promoted a DDYJ employee and recognized 2020 Global Distribution Excellence award winners.

Nov. 17, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Phyllis Copeland

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Phyllis Copeland, DLA Distribution Norfolk, sends a shout out to DLA for the 60th Anniversary.