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April 19, 2016

Active Shooter Training held at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services hosted Active Shooter Training April 13-14 for Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia employees in the Lotts Conference Center.

April 19, 2016

Info fair kicks off month of sexual assault awareness and prevention at DSCC

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) formally kicked off at the Defense Supply Center Columbus during an information fair held inside Building 20. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's FMWR Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office planned the April 6 event to showcase weekly activities taking place throughout the month.

April 19, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna F&ES awarded international reaccreditation status

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna, Pa., Fire and Emergency Services has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. DLA is one of over 200 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc.

April 18, 2016

Quarterly RAB meeting held

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s environmental cleanup program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting April 11 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

April 18, 2016

Independent Public Accountant audit kicks off at DLA Distribution

DLA Distribution, along with DLA Aviation and DLA Headquarters J3, J6, and J8 personnel, hosted Kearney & Company, the CPA firm that will perform the independent public audit at DLA Distribution.

April 18, 2016

Distribution Oklahoma City’s Employee of the Quarter

Carolyn Coker, supervisory material examiner and identifier at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

April 15, 2016

Agency employees help sailors ship out their hazardous wastes

When used oils or fluids from Navy ships at Yokosuka, Japan, need to be disposed of, sailors turn to DLA Disposition Services for help.

April 15, 2016

Sexual assault prevention and response resources soon to be available via mobile application

April is Sexual Assault and Prevention Month. “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part, Do Your Part” is this year’s theme. To help provide on-the-spot employee resources, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation will soon field a new mobile application called “We Care Aviation.”

April 15, 2016

Land and Maritime military members get inside look at research facility

Two dozen service members from Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime toured Battelle Memorial Institute’s Columbus, Ohio headquarters March 24 as part of the agency’s local strategic industry engagement efforts. The regular trips seek to engage and coordinate with organizations in the community which share comparable values and goals with DLA.

April 15, 2016

Our Diversity: Role model, not ethnicity, important to police chief

Chuepheng Lo was named chief of police of the Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin Police Department, becoming the first person of Hmong descent to be at the helm of a law enforcement department in the United States.