DLA News Archive

Tag: People & Culture

Dec. 14, 2018

Angels among us donate to children in need

Mother Teresa once said, “If you cannot feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” At Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, generous employees give as much as they can by participating in the annual Angel Tree program.

Dec. 13, 2018

Tree lighting ceremony kicks off DSCR holiday season

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry hosted the annual tree lighting ceremony in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 4.

Dec. 11, 2018

Jones makes inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River

On Nov. 15-16, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, to meet with key staff members, employees, other local DLA entities and Red River Army Depot commander Army Col. Stephen York.

Dec. 10, 2018

Blind snack bar proprietor retires

It’s 4 a.m. and the silver urn coffee pots are percolating with hot coffee. Christmas music plays in the background. The Defense Logistics Agency police force eagerly fill their coffee cups and hail the snack shop’s 80 year old proprietor Clellan Vandevander, affectionately known as “Mac.”

Dec. 4, 2018

Contracting employees advance careers

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who earned Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certifications and Defense Acquisition Corps inductions were recognized during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 3, 2018

Former DLA Energy deputy commander hosts mentoring session

“I had no idea where my career would go,” said George Atwood, Senior Executive Service, Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations (J3) executive director during a mentoring brown bag session at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 27.

Nov. 13, 2018

Noah’s Arc

DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Nov. 9, 2018

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity

The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.

Nov. 6, 2018

DLA Aviation kicks off 2018 CFC season

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered together to kick off the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 30, held in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 2, 2018

DLA Troop Support hosts health fair to prepare for open season

DLA Troop Support hosted a health benefits fair for employees to learn about federal health plans and coverage options for the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season.