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Oct. 20, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s executive officer “takes the rock”

Always pushing herself to exceed her physical ability, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s executive officer, Air Force Capt. Dawn Pieper, recently checked another block on her list of accomplishments. Pieper completed the grueling “Take the Rock” 1.3 mile swim through the San Francisco Bay. The course started at Alcatraz Island and ended at Aquatic Park in San Francisco, California.

Oct. 20, 2017

Culture Academy - Only Two More Sessions Left

There are only two more sessions left to register for the Culture Academy.

Oct. 20, 2017

Abilities on display at Land and Maritime awareness event

Members of the Defense Federal Community in Central Ohio recognized National Disability Employment Awareness Month at an Oct. 16 event that highlighted the government’s AbilityOne Program.

Oct. 20, 2017

Changes, opportunities touted during charitable campaign kickoff

The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Oct. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, with remarks by DLA's director of Logistics Operations and a guest speaker, as well as an information fair where charities spoke with attendees about their work.

Oct. 19, 2017

Turn in unwanted medications at DSCR Oct. 26

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations at Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services is sponsoring a medication Take Back Day Oct. 26, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Occupational Safety and Health Clinic (Bldg. 201).

Oct. 19, 2017

Susquehanna’s Dixon awarded 2017 Spirit of Courage Award

Jennifer Dixon, distribution process worker at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2017 Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Award, during a ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 26, for her swift thinking and fast action after seeing a vehicle accident.

Oct. 18, 2017

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrate Navy’s 242nd birthday

Sailors joining the Navy today have initiative and commitment that will make the service’s future as successful as its past, the Defense Logistics Agency’s senior enlisted leader said during a celebration of the Navy’s 242nd birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Oct. 17.

Oct. 18, 2017

DLA Energy continues fueling Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is continuing fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Oct. 18, 2017

CY 2018 CPR/AED Class Schedule

Employees of DLA organizations and Installation tenants currently covered by our medical services contract who would like to become certified in adult-only CPR and in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), can now register for an upcoming class.

Oct. 18, 2017

San Joaquin provides critical support to firefighters during devastating wildfire season

The year’s wildfire season is one of the worst in United States history. As of Oct. 13, nearly 8.6 million acres have burned, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.