DLA News Archive

Archive: October, 2019

Oct. 31, 2019

Employees hand out treats to special guests

Children of Defense Logistics Agency employees and others who work in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center haunted the hallways for treats during Halloween.

Oct. 31, 2019

Civilian retirees celebrate conclusion of long careers at DLA Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to two civilian employees during a retirement ceremony October 30 in Philadelphia. James McCloskey and Stephanie Fuss, both from the Procurement Process Support office, retired after 54 and 40 years of federal service, respectively.

Oct. 31, 2019

Linda Johnson retires after 36 years

A longtime leader bid farewell to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Oct. 24. Linda Johnson, deputy director of the Land Customer Operations directorate, retired after 36 years of federal service. In her final role, Johnson helped lead the team responsible for readiness support to nearly 19,000 U.S. Army and Marine Corps customers, with sales orders worth approximately $7.4 billion.

Oct. 31, 2019

Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans rewind their clocks. 

Oct. 31, 2019

DSD West Resource Analyst Workshop

Crystal Leija leads a discussion during a four-day DLA Disposition Services West Region Resource Analyst workshop held at command headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, in October.

Oct. 31, 2019

DLA Energy graduates 21 PaCE students

Stepping forward in their careers, 21 DLA Energy interns graduated from the Pathways to Career Excellence Program at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 24.

Oct. 31, 2019

The Right Talent, Right Now; DLA Land and Maritime hosts National Disability Employment Awareness Month program

Associates at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime attended the 2019 National Disability Employment Awareness Month program on Oct. 23 in the Operations Center’s Conference Room to gain insight into the world of their coworkers who have disabilities.

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Oct. 31, 2019

Local Pennsylvania Rotary Club visit to DLA Distribution highlights growth, technology

Much has changed since retired Army Col. George Connolly was assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, more than 30 years ago. The agency’s role in supporting Department of Defense operations and humanitarian assistance grew dramatically beginning with Operation Desert Shield in 1990 and continued through now more than 18 years of military deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. Warehouses at the New Cumberland facility have expanded and become much more automated. Global positioning satellites now make tracking cargo more detailed than ever.

Oct. 30, 2019

New employees experience fire drill during September session

The September New Employee Orientation was held Sept. 25-26 in Building 20. The session was attended by 15 new associates from the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Installation Services and J8C. There was some unexpected excitement and hands on activity when a fire drill followed the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fire Department presentation!