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May 31, 2018

Sacrifices remembered at Memorial Day

As the sacrifices of nation’s war dead of past and present conflicts around the world were being honored on Memorial Day, the American military must continue to be ready to respond to a number of challenges in many parts of the world.

May 31, 2018

DLA team marks Memorial Day in visit to WWI commemoration in France

Over the Memorial Day weekend, a group from DLA Europe and Africa traveled to Château-Thierry, France, to participate in the World War I Centennial Commemoration at the Aisne-Marne Cemetery.

May 30, 2018

Retired Army warrant officer reflects on personal meaning of Memorial Day

For retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Randall “Adam” Bethke, a Memorial Day tradition, learned from his father, is to set out a finger of whiskey and a cigar for someone who cannot be there to enjoy it.

May 30, 2018

Troop Support senior enlisted leader retires with nearly 26 years of service

On the cusp of Memorial Day, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s senior enlisted service member thanked fallen military members for their service during his retirement ceremony May 23. Army Master Sgt. Jose Moraga retired from the military with nearly 26 years of service.

May 24, 2018

Memorial Day a time to remember heritage, history, heroes

This Memorial Day, Defense Logistics Agency employees and their fellow Americans will honor the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in service.

June 2, 2017

Veterans honored during Memorial Day ceremony at The Crossings at Iron Bridge

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency community honored veterans during a Memorial Day ceremony held at the Crossings at Iron Bridge retirement home May 26.

June 1, 2017

Council Rock 15 inspires Troop Support commander

In honor of the Council Rock 15 and all fallen service members, the DLA Troop Support commander participated in a Memorial Day ceremony at Council Rock North High School May 26.

May 29, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and many of our service men and women, civilian employees, and contractor teammates will celebrate with barbecues, picnics, parades, and extended travel plans.

May 26, 2017

This Memorial Day, reflect and remember — but also be vigilant

Given the recent suicide bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom, Defense Logistics Agency employees are urged to be vigilant in large public gatherings. Look out for any person whose behavior, demeanor or belongings seem unusual, and report them to law enforcement.

May 24, 2017

D-Day veteran reflects during Memorial Day observance

A World War II combat veteran offered a narrative of his military service in Europe to Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees as part of a Memorial Day observance May 18.