DLA News Archive

Tag: Black History Month

Feb. 27, 2017

Carter G. Woodson Awards luncheon honors Black History Month

The Defense Federal Community celebrated African American Heritage/Black History Month with an awards luncheon and panel discussion Feb. 22 at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Feb. 24, 2017

Progression over Regression: A short historic look into civil rights progress

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, not only embraces its history, but also strives to learn from it. Black History Month is a crucial period of reflection for employees as they continue to work towards a more inclusive future.

Feb. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's 2017 African American History Month Message

Throughout the month of February, we celebrate African American History Month. This is a time to pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who contributed so much to American culture.

March 8, 2016

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., celebrated Black History Month with a Feb. 25 event featuring Kurt Wilson, city manager of Stockton, Calif., as the keynote speaker. The theme of the event was “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”

March 1, 2016

The Montford Point Marines: a celebration of Black History

DLA Distribution headquarters celebrated Black History Month by hosting guest speaker Retired Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph H. Geeter, III, who provided a presentation on the Montford Point Marine Association Feb. 24.

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.