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Archive: October, 2019

Oct. 22, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime August New Employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime New Employee Orientation was held Aug. 28-29 in the Operation Center’s Buckeye Room. There were 19 new employees from a variety of disciplines. For the first time, associates from J8’s Finance also participated. DLA Land and Maritime Director of Operations Griff Warren opened the two-day orientation by welcoming all of the new employees.

Oct. 22, 2019

Army computers serve on in local school district

Computers and accessories once used by soldiers at U.S. Army Forces Command continue to serve as they help North Carolina students learn

Oct. 22, 2019

Laskowski named DLA Distribution Category A Employee of the Quarter

Ray T. Laskowski, a distribution process worker with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, has been named Employee of the Quarter, Category A for the fiscal year 2019 second quarter.

Oct. 21, 2019

Employees ‘G.I.V.E.’ back to local students through reading, math

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support started its annual Project Government and Industry Volunteers for Education tutoring program Oct. 15 to help Benjamin Franklin Elementary School third grade students improve in reading and math.

Oct. 21, 2019

Breast cancer survivors show strength on the water

In observance of breast cancer awareness month, DLA Energy Europe & Africa employees and family members participated in the Abreast in a Boat dragon boat regatta in Saarbrucken, Germany, Oct. 12. 

Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.

Oct. 21, 2019

Engineers defend title at annual boat race

To fans of the late 60s comedy Gilligan’s Island, the crew of the SS Minnow were known for their doomed “three-hour tour” that ended with them shipwrecked and marooned on an uncharted island. But for fans of the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Navy Cardboard Regatta, the two-man crew of the re-tooled SS “Winnow” are known as four-time champions of the center’s annual boat race in celebration of the U.S Navy’s 244th birthday.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSA supports Cuban Missile Crisis 1 year after founding

By quickly responding during to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Defense Supply Agency proved itself as the nation’s preeminent source of combat logistics.

Oct. 21, 2019

National Domestic Violence Awareness month focuses on technology-facilitated abuse

2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign theme is "Raising Awareness on Technology-facilitated Abuse

Oct. 18, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Angie Shannon

Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace where she is able to thrive. She also participated in a new partnership between DLA and Gallaudet University that sustains Defense Department leadership support to hiring disabled employees.