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Nov. 4, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: Don Peschka sends a message to employees

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In this video “shout out,” Don Peschka (retired) sends a message to DLA employees.

Nov. 4, 2021

DLA employee makes wishes come true through CFC

DLA's deputy chief of readiness for nuclear support has given over $7,000 to the CFC -- enough to pay for one child with a life-threatening condition to have a wish of his or her choosing granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Nov. 3, 2021

C&T helps modernize Coast Guard recruit training center in Cape May

More than 100 U.S. Coast Guard recruits received initial issue uniform items under the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new item management process Nov. 2 at USCG Training Center Cape May, New Jersey.

Nov. 3, 2021

Texas legislature recognizes DLA Energy employee

Recognizing his “remarkable dedication and skill,” the State of Texas House of Representatives adopted Resolution No. 140 to “commend Staff Sergeant Calvin Williams for his service during Hurricane Ida and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success in his important work.” During a Nov. 2 ceremony in Sugar Land, Texas, District 26 State Representative Jacey Jetton personally presented Williams the resolution, thanking him for his service and support. 

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Troop Support enhances training through technology, innovation

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Training Academy and DLA Information Operations, are delivering a more immersive educational experience to employees starting this week. Harnessing a combination of existing collaboration tools and a newly implemented open-source training software, instructors will provide “on-the-job,” on-demand training to meet the needs of geographically distributed employees in need of more localized training than other systems provide. “This will create a ‘ground level’ view of systems and tasks we do here at Troop Support,” Training Academy lead Joanne Anello said.

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Disposition Services observes National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month and DLA Disposition Services Equal Employment Opportunity Office hosted a virtual program featuring keynote speaker Dr. Adam Haviland of Saginaw Chippawa Tribal College.

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Logistics Operations director visits DDDE

Rear Adm. Joseph D. Noble Jr., the director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations, visited DLA Distribution Europe and toured the facilities Oct. 20.

Nov. 3, 2021

Change your clock, change your battery: fall back Nov. 7

DLA Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services welcomes fall’s 2021, “Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery” Campaign as daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021.

Nov. 2, 2021

Troop Support hosts NDEAM event with AbilityOne partners

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted its annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month event October 27. The event, which was virtual, highlighted the contributions that people with disabilities have provided to help support the warfighter and other government partners through the AbilityOne program.

Nov. 2, 2021

DLA Troop Support, Distribution provides meals to Louisiana food banks

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support worked with DLA Distribution to get more than 800,000 commercial shelf-stable meals to six different food banks in Louisiana in support of those still left without a home or electricity after Hurricane Ida.