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Archive: September, 2016

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.

Sept. 20, 2016

Former Clothing and Textiles, Acquisition leader inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Who could the Defense Logistics Agency turn to help stand up a new office, modernize the way it does business or stabilize support for an entire supply chain after a scandal? In each case, Paul Zebrowski answered the call and will be recognized for his accomplishments with a place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 19, 2016

Operations personnel use new partnership to protect supply chains, prevent counterfeits

For more than a decade, an increase in counterfeit and suspected counterfeit spare parts has challenged Defense Logistics Agency’s quality-control and technical personnel. But DLA’s recent partnership with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center has improved DLA’s detection methods and increased the range of parts DLA can test for authenticity.

Sept. 19, 2016

Director who led DLA support for Iraq surge to join Hall of Fame

Retired Navy Vice Adm. Al Thompson, who led DLA as director at a time when a surge in deployed personnel demanded a surge in critical equipment from DLA — and then led the agency through declining defense budgets — will join the Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 16, 2016

Kluczynski, developer of leaders, to join DLA Hall of Fame

A program that helps transform Defense Logistics Agency employees into leaders is a legacy that earned Paula Kluczynski a posthumous place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 15, 2016

Aviation employee's theme chosen for 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month

The 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month theme, “Embracing, Enriching, and Enabling America” was submitted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Maurice Sanabria, chief, Command Programs Office in the Command Support Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. This is the second national theme win for Sanabria. His theme was also selected in 2012.

Sept. 15, 2016

Galbraith, force behind critical distribution system, joins DLA Hall of Fame

One of the 2016 inductees into the DLA Hall of Fame, Kent “Rocky” Galbraith, spent 38 years with DLA, beginning as a warehouse worker at Defense Depot Ogden Utah in 1966.

Sept. 14, 2016

Ennis, past deputy, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, three-term mayor, named for Hall of Fame

In 1984, David Ennis was voted one of 10 Outstanding DLA Personnel; in 2016 he is one of seven honorees to join the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.