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Archive: March, 2016

March 31, 2016

Troop Support employees help welcome home Vietnam vets

The welcome home was worth the 50-year wait, one veteran said following a Vietnam War Commemoration program March 29. DLA Troop Support employees helped cheer for more than 400 Vietnam vets as they paraded down a red carpet to the ceremony.

March 31, 2016

Busch addresses alma mater; urges interagency partnership, faster response

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch returned to the National Defense University March 28, where he discussed the importance of strategic sustainment in today’s dynamic environment and outlined the role support agencies like DLA can provide.

March 31, 2016

HQC Health Unit helps employees stay healthy, free of charge

The HQC Health Unit offers many services, all free of charge, to any government employee who works at any of the four HQC tenant agencies.

March 30, 2016

DLA Aviation employee featured in latest 'Acquisition Professionals' video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites March 30.

March 30, 2016

DLA Director visits, praises employees at DLA Disposition Services

Fresh from his March 12-21 tour of the Pacific, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch traveled to Battle Creek, Michigan, to hear presentations on the DLA Disposition Services Annual Operating Plan and conduct a town hall session with DLA employees.

March 29, 2016

DLA employee describes resiliency in face of physical challenges

A DLA employee who is blind talked about being resilient in the face of daily challenges, in a presentation he recently gave to DLA Aviation senior leaders.

March 29, 2016

Warfighter Support Initiative brings DLA to the customers

The Defense Logistics Agency took to the road, traveling to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in support of the Warfighter Support Initiative, March 22-23. DLA employees from 11 divisions brought face-to-face engagement to the logistics community of Fort Bragg and other military installations, to educate and inform them about how to better use DLA’s services and capabilities.

March 29, 2016

Agency program provides holistic benefits, assistance

DLA's Employee Assistance Program offers discounts on products, financial and legal advice; links to webinars and discussion groups; relocation assistance; articles on a range of subjects; and much more.

March 28, 2016

DLA announces employees of the quarter for first quarter fiscal 2016

Lula A. Lacy, a management support assistant for DLA Distribution; Ian G. Ladner, an energy management specialist for DLA Energy; and Edward G. Guthrie, deputy director of DLA Energy’s Defense Fuel Support Point Okinawa, are the DLA Employees of the Quarter winners for the 1st Quarter of fiscal 2016.

March 28, 2016

DLA Document Services success story: Records-management solution for Joint Personal Property Shipping Office

When the Army’s Joint Personal Property Shipping Office faced the prospect of doubling its workload in household-goods logistics, it looked to Document Services’ Document Automation Content Services solution to streamline its document-management processes.

March 28, 2016

Workforce resiliency website launches; provides tools, resources to help employees

A new workforce-resiliency webpage is now available, providing another resource for DLA employees and their families to use in developing the behaviors and skills to cope with today’s challenging work-life environment.

March 25, 2016

DLA director visits Pacific region

The director of DLA recently traveled to DLA’s Pacific region to engage with logistics partners, senior military officials and DLA organizations — and get a firsthand, detailed update on DLA’s activities in the region.

March 24, 2016

Spring Fling 5K participants ‘Honor the Warrior’

Runners and walkers from across the McNamara Headquarters Complex hit the trails for the Spring Fling 5K March 20.

March 24, 2016

HQC employees learn how to balance home, work life

Setting boundaries and taking at least 15 minutes of “me” time a day are among the tips employees received in a work-life balance presentation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 22.

March 24, 2016

DLA Disposition Services helps police raise autism awareness

A New Jersey police department is using a Humvee acquired through DoD's LESO program, which DLA Distribution Services administers, to raise awareness of autism among first responders and others.