DLA News Archive

Tag: Community

March 15, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department helps rescue child from drainpipe

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Fire Department rescued a 9-year-old child from a drainpipe in York County, Pennsylvania, March 4.

Sept. 22, 2021

Retired Marine provides mentorship to local High School football team

Tim Kosky, modernization project manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania and retired Marine, has been conducting a homegrown mentorship for the local Dover High School football team for the past four years. This year, he introduced a slight change to the normal activities.

March 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Susquehanna commander speaks to New Cumberland Borough businesses and leadership

Army Col. Trent Conner, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, spoke to New Cumberland Borough leadership and businesses at the New Cumberland Business and Professional Group monthly meeting in the New Cumberland Fire House Annex March 17.

Feb. 26, 2021

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi – supporting warfighters and saving sea turtles

When cold water temperatures in the Corpus Christi Bay surrounding Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, proved too cold for endangered green sea turtles, DDCT team members joined community members to rescue them.

Sept. 1, 2020

Off-duty DLA Susquehanna police officer rescues child from drowning at family gathering

Defense Logistics Agency Susquehanna Police Officer Jerome Whitfield rescued a 10-year-old boy from drowning while off duty July 28.

July 27, 2020

DLA San Joaquin Firefighters assist in saving homes

The fire crew at Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin’s Fire Station 262 were dispatched for mutual aid by South San Joaquin County Dispatch in the late afternoon of July 5. They were later called out for a second alarm working residential structure fire in the city of Tracy, California.

July 9, 2020

San Joaquin honors Class of 2020 amid pandemic

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is constantly finding ways to give back to the workforce and build morale. Weekly, the team meets to discuss ideas for fundraising opportunities and discuss ways of giving back to the employees.

Dec. 13, 2018

2018 - What a Year!

Whether locally in the Metro Columbus area or at one of our detachments, DLA Land and Maritime believes in connecting with the community and making a positive impact. This is achieved with our business practices as well as through our people – the heart of our organization.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Jan. 10, 2018

Parents, children grateful for DLA holiday generosity via Adopt-a-Family

Thanks to the generosity of Defense Logistics Agency employees in the McNamara Headquarters Complex, 113 children from 37 families received Christmas gifts in 2017, as part of the annual DLA Adopt-a-Family program.