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Oct. 11, 2016

You’ve got mail: The Hatch Act and email

Most federal employees are aware they shouldn’t be discussing whom they support for political office while at work or on federal property. And recent articles have made clear the rules for social media. But what about email?

Oct. 7, 2016

Air Force-DLA Day strengthens customer relationship

Air Force customers and Defense Logistics Agency leaders met to discuss DLA’s continued support to the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Oct. 6.

Oct. 6, 2016

Attorney bids farewell after 36-year career

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia bid farewell to one of the installation’s legal icons at the historic Bellwood Club Sept. 29. Donald Tracy, deputy chief counsel, DLA Counsel – Aviation, bid farewell to his colleagues and friends in a retirement ceremony celebrating his 36-year legal career, all on DSCR.

Oct. 5, 2016

C&E boosts support to wildland firefighters

More than 10 million acres in the United States burned during last year’s record-setting wildfire season. And since the 2014 season, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided materiel to help wildland firefighters contain the infernos.

Oct. 5, 2016

DLA Distribution issues 2016 flu vaccine

For the 10th year in a row, DLA Distribution is ensuring the storage and distribution of the seasonal influenza vaccine to military all over the globe.

Oct. 4, 2016

Headquarters Complex organizations kick off charitable campaign

Since its inception, the Combined Federal Campaign has raised more than $8 billion for local and global charities, said Brad Bunn, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Human Resources director and DLA Headquarters vice chair for the 2016 campaign.

Oct. 3, 2016

Tutors, forward-deployed reps recognized at awards ceremony

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for exceptional service during a Quarterly Awards ceremony Sept. 28.

Sept. 30, 2016

New disposal support representative always on duty

Customers may already know to contact a disposal support representative when needing advice about turning in property, but the newcomer can claim to work longer hours because this is a digital DSR.

Sept. 28, 2016

DLA results on federal survey show favorable employee opinions of agency

Defense Logistics Agency employees view their organization more favorably than employees of many other Defense Department or federal government agencies, according to survey results released this month.

Sept. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk graduates supervisors from Foundations of High Performing Leadership

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, recently celebrated the graduation of 65 supervisors from an intensive, multi-day leadership course.

Sept. 26, 2016

‘Always an airman’ at 69th Air Force birthday

Employees from across the McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrated the Air Force’s 69th birthday with stories and performances at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Sept. 22.

Sept. 23, 2016

A little less conversation: The Hatch Act and discussions with coworkers

As the presidential and congressional elections approach, federal employees must abide by the restrictions on political activity set forth in the Hatch Act. To that end, DLA’s Office of General Counsel and Office of Public Affairs are offering periodic guidance — answers to common questions that employees may have about what they can and can’t say and do in everyday situations.

Sept. 22, 2016

Inclusion, diversity key parts of America’s future, says State Department official

The federal government’s need for diverse, talented and resilient men and women has never been greater, a human resources director for the U.S. Department of State said during a Hispanic Heritage Month observance at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 21.

Sept. 21, 2016

Agency welcomes seven new honorees into Hall of Fame

The Defense Logistics Agency inducted seven honorees into its Hall of Fame in a Sept. 20, 2016, ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, attended by current and former senior leaders from throughout the agency and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as the families of the honorees.

Sept. 20, 2016

Distribution headquarters celebrates Air Force birthday

DLA Distribution headquarters employees gathered to celebrate the 69th birthday of the U.S. Air Force and to recognize two of DLA Distribution's Air Force Reserve employees Sept. 16.