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July 3, 2020

DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message

DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message

June 29, 2020

How to stay safe when using consumer fireworks

Summertime is when many of us engage in what some might consider the most joyous of activities: spending time with friends and family, eating, drinking and watching fireworks light up the sky. Despite professional firework displays being fun and exciting, many people feel the real fun takes place when this excitement is recreated in our own homes through the purchasing of store-bought fireworks made for personal use. Sadly enough, sometimes the results are disastrous.

July 3, 2018

Enjoy fireworks safely this Fourth; leave pyrotechnics to the pros

Keep yourself and your loved ones from becoming one of the thousands who will be severely injured by fireworks this year, by enjoying the displays put on by the pros.

July 11, 2017

DLA military members honor veterans during an Independence Day ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Fort Lee military members honor veterans during an Independence Day ceremony held at the Dunlop House, an assisted living facility, in Colonial Heights, Virginia, July 6.

July 3, 2017

Commentary: Modern American Independence

The author reflects on what might be unspoken sources of greater meaning for Americans on Independence Day, beyond a fitting celebration of victory in the Revolutionary War.

July 4, 2015

2015 Independence Day Message

On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence and democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the "land of the free and the home of the brave" so they can begin their American dream. Here at DLA Distribution, we come to work every day to support the warfighters and civilians who allow this to continue to be the "land of the free and the home of the brave."