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April 29, 2022

Pinwheel Parade educates, raises awareness of effects of child abuse

A sense of normalcy was in the chilly morning air as the first Pinwheel Parade in two years stepped off from the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Child Development Center April 26. Children from the CDC hopped, walked, waddled and rode around the block waving their pinwheels escorted by DSCC Police, parents and CDC staff members.

April 29, 2022

SAPR helps to support Disposition Services through healing

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office works to implement prevention and response programs throughout the Department of Defense.

April 29, 2022

DLA shares Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts with DOD

April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Lisa Grenon and Michiel DeVito, family program managers with DLA Installation Management at Battle Creek, Michigan, and Columbus, Ohio, respectively, presented the DLA’s CAPM events to Patricia Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy during a virtual event on April 28, 2022.

April 29, 2022

Susquehanna’s Child Development Center celebrates Month of the Military Child

The Defense Logistics Agency Susquehanna Child and Youth Program hosted a special Month of the Military Child performance and parade April 1 on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

April 28, 2022

J6 Employee Spotlight

Karen Barker, a program analyst with the PEO Business Support Office supporting the Budget Resources Team, is this month's J6 Employee spotlight.

April 28, 2022

Irons and putters were swinging during annual golf tournament hosted by DLA Aviation at OKC

On a sunny and surprisingly warm early April day, close to 100 people, making up 24 teams, took part in the 13th annual Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Golf Classic played at Choctaw Creek Golf Course in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma April 9.

April 28, 2022

Employee Reflection: Poma Darasamay

Get to know the property disposal specialist serving warfighters in Hawaii.

April 27, 2022

European American Program Book Review: X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II, written by Leah Garrett

This is the fourth, and final, article in our series highlighting European American/Holocaust Remembrance Month. We continue to encourage all associates to join in activities that refresh our memories of the Holocaust and underscore the resiliency of those who endured the horrors, so that we never forget.  This week we highlight a review of “X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II,” written by Leah Garrett.  We encourage you to read this work and share your thoughts with our Special Emphasis Committee Chair at alan.shatz@dla.mil. 

April 27, 2022

Leadership reflection: Hector Hernandez

Get to know the agency's property disposal area manager for Hawaii.

April 27, 2022

Data pull project introduces standardization to Cherry Point sustainment team

One of the best ways to measure the success of any project is to analyze the data generated by that project. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, sustainment support specialists within the Planning and Support Division are dedicated to delivering supportability analysis, ensuring warfighter support success and a continuous process improvement project focused on improving data pulls has provided them with a better tool for doing just that.