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Archive: February, 2016

Feb. 12, 2016

DSCR employees and community members “share the love” by giving valentines to veterans

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees and local community members brighten the halls and the days for visitors and patients alike at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, during the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national “Salute to Veteran Patients” Feb. 12 – 19

Feb. 12, 2016

Pearl Harbor employees extend the giving season

Despite the end of the holiday season and arrival of a new year, employees at DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, have stayed in the giving spirit.

Feb. 12, 2016

Beware of criminals impersonating IRS, Treasury employees in email, phone calls

Criminals are using telephone and email scams to pose as IRS employees and solicit money from taxpayers, including government employees. Knowing how these criminals present themselves and how you should respond if you receive a suspicious call will help you protect yourself.

Feb. 12, 2016

DLA Aviation command secretary retires, reflects on resiliency

Many co-workers, friends and family filled the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 5 as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Secretary to the Commander Annette Fryar, retired with 27 years of distinguished and dedicated federal service in a ceremony officiated by DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch.

Feb. 12, 2016

Susquehanna’s Unit Material Fielding Point team follows pallets to the customer

Select Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., Unit Material Fielding Point employees, along with employees from Troop Support in Philadelphia, visited Dover Air Force Base to see what happens to their work after it leaves the distribution center.

Feb. 12, 2016

Strategic Goals Award winners announced for fourth quarter, fiscal 2015

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch announced the winners of the DLA Strategic Goals Award for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.

Feb. 11, 2016

Vietnam Veteran recognized as beacon of support to New Cumberland installation

Some may say that the recent civilian retirement of Joseph Spielbauer, executive director, Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission is bittersweet. For Spielbauer, it means more personal time; for those who worked with him and relied on his support and expertise, it means a huge void. At the New Cumberland installation, Jan. 28, one day prior to Spielbauer’s retirement, senior leaders honored the Vietnam Veteran for his support to his country, both in uniform and out.

Feb. 11, 2016

Yokosuka’s Cole wins employee of the quarter award

Scott Cole, traffic management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for his involvement with the Transportation Protective Service program.

Feb. 11, 2016

Senior leaders, guest speakers recognize CFC donors, organizers for generosity

At the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign Awards Ceremony, Feb. 10 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, DLA senior leaders and guest speakers gathered to thank employees for their hard work and generosity — and to pass the CFC torch for next year.

Feb. 10, 2016

Winter Warrior Project motivates employees to get fit, eat healthy

More than 200 employees are participating in the Winter Warrior Project, a 12-week fitness and nutrition challenge held by DLA's McNamara Headquarters Complex Fitness Center.