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Jan. 22, 2020

Still moving forward DSCC honors King's legacy

Members of the Columbus Defense Federal Community gathered inside the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium Jan. 15 to celebrate the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event “Still Moving Forward,” presented as part of the Equal Employment Opportunity Office African American Employment Program, featured Army Maj. Gen. John C. Harris Jr., the Adjutant General of the Ohio National Guard as the keynote speaker.

Jan. 22, 2020

Disposition director calls for balanced effort in 2020

Michael Cannon recently encouraged the DLA Disposition Services workforce to consider how they prioritize and juggle their workplace duties, agency mission goals, and their lives.

Jan. 22, 2020

Twenty-four DLA Distribution employees recognized for contributions to DLA large team award

Personnel across Defense Logistics Agency, including 24 from DLA Distribution, were recently awarded the DLA Team Performance Award-Large Team Category award for their contributions to military and interagency response to national missions carried out from June 1, 2018, through May 31, 2019.

Jan. 21, 2020

50th Logistic Readiness Flight optimizes building space

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Schriever Air Force Base website — In years past at the 50th Logistic Readiness Flight, there was little space available for the team to operate in the way they expected.

Jan. 21, 2020

On-site Assessment Helps Army Hone Medical Logistics Training Program

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — Trainers from the BSO at Fort Detrick embarked on a two-week trip to Camp As Sayliyah, where they administered on-site training and received valuable student feedback on the Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics System (TEWLS) program.

Jan. 21, 2020

New policy to increase unreserved parking at HQC

More than two decades after the Defense Logistics Agency and other tenant organizations occupied the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the parking policy has been revised. DLA will now manage the policy for the entire complex.

Jan. 21, 2020

MLK’s call to service observed in Battle Creek

Federal employees at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center gathered January 16 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and remember the civil rights icon’s call to national and community service.

Jan. 21, 2020

DLA Susquehanna police officer receives recognition for 35 years of service

Sgt. Jeffrey LeMasters’ federal employment began when he joined the military at age 17. Thirty-five years later, LeMasters, now a patrolman with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Security and Emergency Services Police, is being recognized by leaders of his organization for 35 years of service.

Jan. 21, 2020

Employee Spotlight: William Haywood

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Jan. 17, 2020

He had a dream

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, DLA employees gathered for a two-day viewing of the documentary “King in the Wilderness” at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 15 and 16.