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Sept. 7, 2021

Patriot Day: A day of solemn remembrance

Sept. 11, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of al-Qaida’s terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and the downing of United Airlines Flight 93.

Sept. 7, 2021

A poetic journey: finding an outlet, pursuing a passion, creating connections

William Wordsworth said that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, taking its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. Diane Guarnieri, a buyer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain and published poet, is living that truth as a buyer-by-day, poet-by-night, expressing her emotions – most recently about the COVID-19 pandemic – in the form of poetry.

Sept. 7, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Jose Buckles

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 7, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Navy Cmdr. Curtis Ceaser

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11, telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.Name: Navy Cmdr. Curtis Ceaser

Sept. 6, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Leon Moore

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-10 telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 6, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Richard Bullock

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept 6-10 telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 6, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: DLA Energy over the years

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 review the 76-year history of DLA Energy whose legacy started 16 years before the development of DLA. 

Sept. 3, 2021

DLA provides tents, blankets to civilians evacuating Afghanistan

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain expedited shipping of tents and blankets to Special Immigrant Visa recipients and civilians evacuating Afghanistan, a week before the Sept. 10 required delivery date.

Sept. 3, 2021

Disposition Services in Columbus, Ohio plays host to Logistics Operation Director

Defense Logistics Agency Director of Logistics Operations and Commander of Joint Regional Combat Support, Rear Admiral Joseph Noble recently toured the Disposition Services site in Columbus, Ohio. 

Sept. 3, 2021

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance Aug. 26 featuring military and civilian panelists from across the Defense Logistics Agency team. Women’s Equality Day is officially commemorated annually on Aug. 26 nationwide to coincide with the anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The theme of this month’s observance was “Courage, Risk, Change.”