DLA News Archive

Tag: Navy birthday

Oct. 18, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates 244th Navy birthday 

DLA Distribution celebrates U.S. Navy's 244th birthday.

Oct. 11, 2019

HQC employees celebrate Navy’s 244th birthday

The U.S. Navy has come a long way since its humble, Defense Threat Reduction Agency official tells McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 17, 2018

Engineers rally over Sailors to win Navy’s annual regatta

The Bullship went belly up and a fast-moving shark named Hat Trick prevailed at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s 4th annual Navy Cardboard Regatta held Oct. 11 at DSCC. The race is held annually on the U.S. Navy’s birthday and showcases a range of watercraft created by Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, veterans and civilians using nothing more than duct tape and cardboard. The race is open to all tenants and this year’s cardboard fleet featured a dozen teams from DLA Land and Maritime, the Navy Recruiting District Ohio and the DFAS– Columbus.

Oct. 15, 2018

Navy birthday celebration unites leaders, shipmates

McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations celebrated the Navy's 243rd birthday Oct. 11.

Oct. 24, 2017

All Hands on Deck for Navy Birthday Celebration

The U.S. Navy celebrated 242 years of service to the country, and the DFAS Cleveland Military Awareness Committee observed the Navy’s birthday last week in the 31st Floor Auditorium. More than 120 employees enjoyed the event.

Oct. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution celebrates Navy birthday

To honor the United States Navy’s 242nd birthday, DLA Distribution employees gathered together to sing the Navy service song and cut a birthday cake.

Oct. 17, 2017

The Navy makes a splash during 242nd birthday celebration at DSCC

When you think of the Navy, you think of ships, so what better way to celebrate their 242nd birthday than the 3rd Annual Cardboard Regatta boat race at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 13.

Oct. 13, 2016

Troop Support celebrates Navy’s 241st birthday

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Navy’s 241st birthday and the service’s tradition, pride and core values after a senior leader staff meeting Oct. 11.

Oct. 19, 2015

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

On Oct. 13, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., celebrated the Navy’s 240th birthday. Norfolk is DLA Distribution’s largest operation supporting Navy customers.

Oct. 14, 2015

Troop Support honors 240 years of America’s Navy

DLA Troop Support celebrated 240 years of the Navy Oct. 13. The Navy was established by the Continental Congress in 1775.