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Nov. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution's Shipman rescues woman from drowning

While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman, rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal Oct. 25.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa employees and families build overseas morale with Turkey Trot

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa hosted a “Turkey Trot” 5K run and 3K walk November 19, 2021, for employees and families living in the local Kaiserslautern area. The event was held on nature trails near Kleber Kaserne to promote team building and increase morale prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Prizes were awarded for the fastest run time and the best costume.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support has key ingredients to get Thanksgiving meals to troops

For more than 50 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided traditional Thanksgiving dishes to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and other locations around the world.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary: Info Ops Employee Spotlight, Paula Ritorto

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 story, we highlight DLA Information Operations employee Paula Ritorto who has been with the agency for 41 years.

Nov. 22, 2021

Pipeline ribbon cutting marks Wolf Pack progress, partnerships

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Kunsan Air Base website — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held here to recognize the installation of a natural gas pipeline, dedicated to providing reliable, sustainable and energy-efficient heating to buildings on the installation, Nov. 17, 2021.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa team demonstrates subsistence excellence in support of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa provided operational subsistence support to the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams from August 10 to November 1 this year. Packages were delivered during four port calls in Accra, Ghana; Bradbury, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; and Cotati, Seychelles.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA unifies, polishes its reputation in the 2010s

This is the final in a series of seven articles “Celebrating 60 years” and highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 19, 2021

In Their Own Words David Olenick, DLA Distribution

David Olenick, DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution increases Veterans Affairs support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is expanding support to the Department of Veterans Affairs, increasing the original three-year $24.5 million VA agreement to a five-year $180 million agreement.

Nov. 18, 2021

Commentary: Catawba Indian Nation keeps Native American traditions alive

The final article in recognition of Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month introduces the Piedmont area of South Carolina, North Carolina and parts of Virginia representing the ancestral lands of the Catawba Indians who have occupied the region along the Catawba River dating back 6,000 years.