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July 13, 2022

Tipping back: A commentary on alcoholism

My family was having dinner on a Monday night when my phone rang. It was my best friend Shelly’s dad. Shelly was in the hospital. She was struggling through a treacherous alcohol detox. Her skin and eyes were a deep yellow. She was severely bloated, weak, confused and barely able to speak.

April 11, 2022

Employee wellness program offers free, confidential services

DLA employees have easy access to free, confidential resources that can help with everyday tasks like finding a pet sitter or dealing with complex issues like depression and grief. 

March 7, 2022

Grieving mothers find strength from family, friends and DLA Employee Assistance Program

In the mid-1980’s, the late pop icon Prince recorded a song for the Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack titled Sometimes it Snows in April. In it, he laments “Sometimes I wish that life was never ending, but all good things they say, never last.” It’s an emotion Gail Gillus, a supervisory program analyst within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Resource Management Division at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has experienced for the past five months.

Jan. 5, 2021

Leadership forum helps supervisors, managers connect

The DLA Senior Leader Discussion Forum helps supervisors and managers communicate and share ideas in a climate of reduced face-to-face training and networking opportunities resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Dec. 13, 2019

Employee Assistance Program offers tips to reduce holiday stress

It's the time of year many Defense Logistics Agency employees’ thoughts turn to shopping, traveling and spending time with family members. But during the holiday season, stress levels can rise with parties and gift-giving. DLA’s Employee Assistance Program provider suggests ways to maintain realistic expectations and reduce anxiety.

Jan. 23, 2019

Counseling, legal, financial services available free of charge via EAP

Confidential counseling, financial services, legal services and more: Employees of the Defense Logistics Agency have all the services available free of charge through the federal Employee Assistance Program.

Nov. 2, 2017

Improving Your Communication Skills

Join EAP in a 1 hour seminar for Improving Your Communication Skills in the Building 20 Buckeye Room on Nov. 14.

Nov. 16, 2016

Commentary: Resiliency not just a buzzword for DLA employees

DLA's focus on celebrating and encouraging resiliency among the workforce has brought to light some truly inspiring examples of employees overcoming life-changing setbacks, often with the help of their friends, family and coworkers.

March 29, 2016

Agency program provides holistic benefits, assistance

DLA's Employee Assistance Program offers discounts on products, financial and legal advice; links to webinars and discussion groups; relocation assistance; articles on a range of subjects; and much more.