DLA News Archive

Tag: children

June 16, 2022

DSCC Child Development Center garden teaches children about science and cooperation

The sun was shining, birds chirping, and the bumblebees were buzzing amid the cacophony of little voices from seven pre-K classes as they took turns to bring their garden to life after a long winter’s sleep in front of the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Child Development Center June 8. The garden serves as an experiential learning experience and is an extension of the curriculum provided in the classroom.

April 16, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention Month—Keep our Children Safe

Residents of Central Pennsylvania were recently stunned by a report of the death of a two-month-old baby. The child allegedly died as a result of being shaken by her father. National Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome reports there are approximately 1,300 cases of Abusive Head Trauma (another term for Shaken Baby Syndrome) per year. Of these cases,

June 7, 2017

DLA HQ Child Development Center reopens as government-run facility

Parents, Defense Logistics Agency officials and stuffed animals assembled to celebrate the grand reopening of the DLA Headquarters Child Development Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 5.

May 2, 2017

Parents, kids enjoy day of fun, fitness, education at DLA headquarters

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees recently shared with their children what they do on the job and the amenities their place of business offers during National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 27.

Nov. 9, 2016

Kids learn DLA basics in new video

Just what is the Defense Logistics Agency? What is logistics, anyway? A new video aimed at young people answers those very questions and more.

April 29, 2016

Children of Headquarters employees get to see Mom, Dad in the 'real world'

Children of McNamara Headquarters Complex employees took a break from school to “shadow” their parents during “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” April 28. HQC Morale, Welfare and Recreation sponsored the event.