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Nov. 6, 2015

Tobyhanna’s Farnsworth and Verton win Global Distribution Excellence: Quarterly Contract Quality Assurance Program Commendable Service award

Brian Farnsworth and Michael Verton, quality assurance evaluators at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., have received the Global Distribution Excellence: Quarterly Contract Quality Assurance Program Commendable Service award for their outstanding leadership and knowledge, which resulted in a 100 percent performance for three consecutive months.

Nov. 6, 2015

MWR hosts HQC Halloween 5K Run/Walk for fun, fitness

More than 100 employees participated in the HQC Halloween 5K Run/Walk at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 5. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program office sponsored the zombie-themed event, which had been postponed from Oct. 28 due to inclement weather.

Nov. 6, 2015

Ceremony celebrates DLA’s audit readiness accomplishments, milestones

The agency owes its success in achieving audit readiness two years ahead of schedule to the innovation, compromise and hard work of its employees, the director of the Defense Logistics Agency said during an Audit Readiness Assertion Ceremony Oct. 30 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Director updates Distribution workforce on strategic goals

During the DLA Director’s inaugural visit to DLA Distribution in May, he was in the process of developing the Agency’s seven-year strategic plan. On Oct. 27, he returned to the field activity’s headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., to update the workforce on the main tenants of the now complete plan.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Energy partners with DOE’s emergency petroleum stockpiles

Deep underground storage caverns created in salt domes along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico are home to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, federally-owned emergency oil stockpiles for U.S. obligations.

Nov. 5, 2015

Partners in Protection

Educating employees on potential hazards, threats and crimes is one of the Mission Assurance Working Group's primary goals.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Aviation employee shares experiences in Executive Mentoring Program

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition and Programs Directorate’s Randall Dortch, an integrated supplier team supervisor, was one of the employees who applied and was selected earlier this year to participate in the two-year DLA Aviation Executive Mentoring Program in Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 5, 2015

Marines celebrate 240th birthday, 70th anniversary of Iwo Jima

Marines past and present gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 3 to observe the 240th birthday of the Marine Corps and the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II in which the Marines played the pivotal role.

Nov. 4, 2015

DLA Energy employee optimistic about six-month rotation program

Enhanced skills, experience, knowledge, confidence and networking in a competitive workforce are varied and practical benefits of an organization’s job-rotation program that employees have the opportunity to participate in to enhance their careers.

Nov. 4, 2015

Land and Maritime celebrates Navy’s birthday at inaugural Regatta

Service members and associates took to the open waters on Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 16 for DLA Land and Maritime’s inaugural Navy Birthday Cardboard Regatta at the Eagle Eye Golf Course. Dozens came out to support the eight two-person teams who raced homemade boats constructed with only cardboard and duct tape as a way to promote and