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Aug. 9, 2022

Antiterrorism: Individual and Family Awareness

In the United States, the workplace has been the primary target of terrorism. From the events of 9-11 that targeted the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to the active shooter events at Fort Hood, Texas, there is need to be prepared.

Aug. 9, 2022

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, trains with DLA Disposition at COREX 2022

COREX22, led by DLA Disposition Services, is engineered to offer DLA with an opportunity to perform expeditionary disposition services. 

Aug. 8, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna hosts DLA Installation Management director

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna hosted DLA Installation Management Director Don Phillips, who visited the New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, site Aug. 2.

Aug. 5, 2022

Contracting division chief receives Aviation leadership award

Amanda Parker, contracting division chief in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of March.

Aug. 4, 2022

DLA Distribution Norfolk supports Operation Pacer Goose 2022

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, employees loaded vital equipment July 23 onto the Ocean Gladiator out of New Orleans, Louisiana, in support of Operation Pacer Goose, the annual resupply of mission support items destined for Thule Air Base, Greenland.

Aug. 2, 2022

Magee assumes command of DLA at Oklahoma City

Air Force Col. Robert Magee took command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City July 26 during an assumption of command ceremony held at the Tinker Event Center on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

July 29, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna sign painter retires after 40 years of federal service

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Sign Painter, Stan B. Hemler, is retiring after 40 years of federal service.

July 27, 2022

DLA Distribution Susquehanna bids farewell to retiring commander

Army Col. Trent Conner, who commanded DDSP from June 2020 to July 2022, retired from active service after serving over 30 years.

July 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Rachel Polite

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

July 22, 2022

Leadership transfers at Defense Department’s largest distribution center

Command leadership transferred at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, when outgoing commander, Army Col. Trent Conner, relinquished command to incoming commander, Army Col. Samuel “Sam” Miller during a change of command ceremony July 22.

July 21, 2022

DLA police officer receives award for life saving efforts

Defense Logistics Agency Police Officer, Sergeant Matthew Bednego, administered life-saving CPR while responding to an emergency call April 12 at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

July 20, 2022

Mutual aid agreement between regional first responders critical during emergency events

A warm, mid-morning summer day quickly turned into a scary hazardous material nightmare for the children and parents enjoying a fun and relaxing day at a community swimming pool in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

July 19, 2022

DLA Distribution Susquehanna supervisors receive Active Assailant Training

Different from a run-hide-fight training, this is a higher level of training specifically designed for supervisors and senior leaders.

July 18, 2022

Think fire safety this summer!

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone that with summer fun comes summer hazards. With many people couped up for the last couple years, many are now feeling comfortable meeting up in groups and starting to get back together. If you have a gathering that includes outside fire pits or bon fires, make sure to check your local ordinances to see if you are allowed to have an open fire in your area.

July 14, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Charles Luhiau

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.