DLA Headquarters News

Archive: May, 2016

May 26, 2016

Speaker notes diversity of AAPI Americans, urges unity

The Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Defense Technical Information Center and U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction hosted an event honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 25 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 25, 2016

DLA Asian American, Pacific Islander leaders reflect on rewards of service, ways to encourage youth to consider similar paths

Three DLA leaders from the Asian American and Pacific Islander community recently talked about what led them to public service, how serving has enriched their lives and how the federal government can encourage more AAPI youth to consider a career in public service.

May 25, 2016

‘DLA R&D’: May/June issue of Loglines available

The May/June edition of Loglines magazine, “Research and Development,” is now available in print and online.

May 23, 2016

Commentary: Our national cemeteries evoke the true spirit of Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend, with its cookouts, ball games and summer sales, is almost upon us. While there is nothing wrong with these things, Memorial Day calls for a deeper reflection on the sacrifices many Americans have made to preserve our freedom.

May 23, 2016

DLA Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month: Five questions for Navy Rear Adm. Ron J. MacLaren

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’d like to celebrate by interviewing one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s top leaders, Navy Rear Adm. Ron J. MacLaren, director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force.

May 20, 2016

DLA police officers participate in bike ride to honor the fallen, remember the survivors

Two DLA police officers participated in the Law Enforcement United “Road to Hope Memorial Bicycle Ride” from Chesapeake to Arlington, Virginia, May 10-12, during National Police Week.

May 20, 2016

DLA motorcyclists share tips for riders, drivers to keep each other safe on the road

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and a few Defense Logistics Agency motorcyclists share their thoughts on what bikers and drivers can do to keep everyone safe on the road.

May 17, 2016

Tracy Fitness Center enhances the healthy lifestyles and resiliency of DLA San Joaquin

The opening of a state-of-the-art fitness center at DLA San Joaquin is meeting one of the main objectives of the DLA Strategic Plan; DLA San Joaquin employees are becoming more resilient in both their professional and personal lives.

May 17, 2016

Studevant selected as DLA Aviation’s 2016 Hall of Fame inductee

Mary Studevant, former deputy director of what is now known as Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, has been selected for the 2016 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony will be at 1 p.m. June 16 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 16, 2016

Ceremony honors police officers, marks start of National Police Week

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Police Department observed Peace Officers' Memorial Day in a poignant ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 12.

May 12, 2016

Carrots, CrossFit part of agency day to promote health, safety

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees were treated to a wealth of wellness information and demonstrations at the 17th Annual Health and Safety Expo in the cafeteria, while some braved the rain to stock up on produce, hot sauce and baked goods at the Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters weekly farmers' market. Both events took place May 11.

May 11, 2016

DLA employee team-building project serves community

Employees of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposal Policy and Compliance Division volunteered their time and logistics skills May 10 to help a local Virginia nonprofit — while fostering teamwork among their own group.

May 6, 2016

Pribble, DLA general counsel, retires after 35 years at DoD

Defense Logistics Agency General Counsel Fred T. Pribble retired May 3 after a 35-year career at the Department of Defense, in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 5, 2016

Behavior ethics, rationalization share roles with Hitler, fear in Holocaust

Hitler and fear may be among the first thoughts of those considering who and what was responsible for the Holocaust, but rationalizations made by ordinary people also played a large role, a professor from George Mason University said during a Holocaust Ethical Leadership Symposium at the McNamara Headquarters Complex May 4.

May 4, 2016

Recognition Week spotlights work of public servants

Defense Logistics Agency employees make a difference, the agency’s senior enlisted leader said in a May 2 blog post in honor of Public Service Recognition Week.