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May 25, 2022

Preparing for workplace reentry: A behind-the-scenes hero

It’s been 26 months since DLA Energy employees were told to vacate their workspaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While most of the McNamara Headquarters workers teleworked from home, Kara Wagner, a GS-11 employee and retired U.S. Marine, stayed behind.

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. 

Sept. 9, 2021

Remembering 9/11: America’s darkest day strengthens employees’ patriotism, resolve

On 9/11 and in its aftermath, DLA employees have demonstrated courage, patriotism, resilience and commitment to the mission.

Sept. 7, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Navy Cmdr. Curtis Ceaser

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11, telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.Name: Navy Cmdr. Curtis Ceaser

May 10, 2021

DLA vice director: Resilience critical to agency’s success during pandemic

DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn describes how organizational and employee resilience contributed to the agency's success during the pandemic.

Aug. 28, 2020

Troop Support leaders focus on resiliency during a pandemic

DLA Troop Support senior leaders took a pause from the mission to focus on self-care and the care of their employees during a virtual resiliency training program held August 19 and 21.

Feb. 21, 2020

Wellness program helps build teams, improve workplace culture

A new program featuring monthly “Wellness Wednesdays” is in full swing at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Started in partnership with the Industrial Hardware Culture Improvement Team and IH employee Megan Ward, the program aims to improve workforce culture through monthly meetings focused on a variety of wellness tips and techniques shared by fellow employees.

Nov. 8, 2019

Veterans Day program speaker shares story of resilience

Not giving up was the subject of Marine Corps veteran Jason Hassinger’s speech during the Philadelphia Compound Veterans Committee’s annual Veteran’s Day program on Nov. 7.

Feb. 7, 2019

Spring-like day draws over 125 participants to Frosty Bear 5K

The annual Frosty Bear 5K run/walk drew over 125 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees including moms and dads with strollers.

June 4, 2018

Founder of local architecture firm speaks during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

From growing up in a leper colony in South Korea to having two heart transplants, the guest speaker at an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 24 shared his experiences overcoming life’s obstacles.