DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture

May 14, 2015

HQC employees advised to help themselves during health and safety expo

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees learned about taking charge of their personal fitness and well-being from a variety of health and fitness experts May 13 during the 10th Annual Health and Safety Exposition.

May 13, 2015

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi focuses on first aid training

Several months ago, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, determined there was a need to enhance its Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, program. With the goal of training all willing employees to be able to respond to the vast majority of medical incidents, both at work or at home, the organization had its safety specialists officially certified to pass lifesaving skills onto others.

May 8, 2015

McNamara HQC employees hit links for golf tournament

When Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program hosted a golf tournament May 6 at Fort Belvoir’s Woodlawn Golf Course, more than 140 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees from different agencies and their guests jumped at the chance to participate.

May 7, 2015

Red River’s Daniel wins Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle/MHE Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Charles G. Daniel, support services specialist, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle/MHE Senior Civilian Manager of the Year award for his outstanding performance maintaining material handling equipment.

May 6, 2015

Distribution’s Sylve promoted to captain

Army 1st Lt. Domonick Sylve, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, pinned on the rank of captain in a ceremony on May 1.

May 5, 2015

DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2015-2022

Continued collaboration, innovation and smart investments are cornerstones of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Strategic Plan for 2015 through 2022. DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch released the new plan May 4.

May 5, 2015

Former Pearl Harbor commander selected for captain

Navy Supply Corps Cdr. Richard Paquette, former commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has been selected for the rank of captain.

May 4, 2015

HQC employees train to help evacuate coworkers with mobility challenges

Many McNamara Headquarters Complex employees find evacuating the building a routine manner: head for the stairs and walk out an emergency exit. But for some, getting down the stairs and out of the building requires a little bit of teamwork.

May 4, 2015

Guam’s Ooka selected as center’s new director

Macy Ooka has been selected as Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam, Marianas’, new director. Ooka had been serving as the acting director since January 2015, and as the acting deputy director since June 2013.

May 1, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Month of the Military Child

April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. The Month of the Military Child is an opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their heroism, character, courage, sacrifices and continued resilience.