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March 4, 2020

Troop Support military visit local elementary school for Read Across America Day

Eleven active duty military members from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support went to Gilbert Spruance Elementary School in Philadelphia to read to students in kindergarten through third grade for National Read Across America Day on Mar. 2, which coincides with Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

March 4, 2020

World Help needs DLA's help

A DLA Disposition Services excess equipment donation customer has distributed millions in obsolete and excess military equipment to high-need nations around the world since 2010.

March 4, 2020

Spring forward with DST, working smoke alarms

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone of the importance of changing your smoke detector batteries when you move your clock forward March 8, in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time. The smoke detectors could be the most important safety equipment in your home, but in many cases, they are the least maintained.

March 3, 2020

DLA, DOD partnership provides operational meal options

For 40 years, warfighters have feasted on the “famous” Meal, Ready-to-Eat. But thanks to a partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain and the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, that is not the only individual combat ration available.

March 3, 2020

‘You are not alone:’ Meditation room provides respite

“To feel so alone in a place as big as this.” The anonymous words scribbled in green marker got Helen Brooks’ attention. They were left on a dry erase board in the Interfaith Meditation Room at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s headquarters where Brooks is a resolution specialist.

March 3, 2020

Eglin staff puts fallen Osprey to rest

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, processed the wreckage from a 2012 aircraft mishap through a different disposal route than many other airframes.

March 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for innovation

Miriam Tannenbaum earned the DLA Troop Support Innovation Award for her efforts to improve warfighter support and encouraging innovation among her team.

March 3, 2020

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, California, celebrated National African-American Black History Month Feb. 27 featuring Bernard Hardy, retired vice president of retail operations for Safeway, Northern California division as the keynote speaker. This year’s theme was “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future” and commemorated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

March 3, 2020

Program executive officer focuses on modernizing DLA’s information technology systems 

System modernization and cybersecurity are top priorities for Adarryl Roberts, DLA Information Operations’ program executive officer who oversees 194 information technology systems used by employees to conduct daily operations.

March 2, 2020

Women's History Month Spotlight: Connie Nowicki

Get to know Constance “Connie” Nowicki, DLA Disposition Services Resource Management director in Battle Creek, Michigan.