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Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 24, 2017

Leaders share experiences, advice to commemorate African American History Month

Leaders from four McNamara Headquarters Complex agencies shared their leadership experiences to celebrate African American History Month, Feb. 22 at the McNamara Auditorium.

Feb. 23, 2017

‘Flag ladies’ continue Betsy Ross legacy as museum-worthy Philadelphia flag-makers

Embroiderers at DLA Troop Support continue the flag-making legacy of Betsy Ross and the many needle workers who preceded them. The "flag ladies" are featured in the Betsy Ross House’s newest exhibit “Historic Threads: 250 Years of Flag Making in Philadelphia.”

Feb. 22, 2017

C&E sends heavy equipment to support Iraq, counter ISIL

Armored bulldozers and track loaders provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are playing a role in protecting Iraq from the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Feb. 21, 2017

DLA command sergeant major shares DLA story with CASCOM enlisted leaders

DLA's senior enlisted leader shared career insights and leadership lessons with senior enlisted personnel at the Combined Arms Support Command in Fort Lee, Virginia, Feb. 16.

Feb. 17, 2017

Presidents Day: Lessons in logistics from Washington and Lincoln

As the Defense Logistics Agency celebrates Presidents Day, it’s worth a look at the logistics difficulties Washington and Lincoln endured as they led the nation to victory in wartime without the benefit of DLA.

Feb. 16, 2017

DLA employee opens up about battling cancer

An employee of DLA Information Operations discusses his recent battle with cancer and how his family, friends, and DLA coworkers helped him in the fight.

Feb. 15, 2017

Prayer, meditation room gives HQC employees calm atmosphere to practice spirituality

A quiet, serene spot for prayer and reflection is just steps away for McNamara Headquarters Complex employees.

Feb. 14, 2017

Deadline for ‘Real ID’-compliant driver’s license extended to June for some states

If you have family members whose only ID is issued by one of an expanded list of non-compliant states or territories, they will not be able to use that ID for unescorted access to Department of Defense or other federal facilities after June 6, following an extension of the deadline by the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb. 10, 2017

DLA Hosts Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees

The DLA Joint Reserve Force hosted 45 Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees for a weekend of training, networking and team building at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 3-5.

Feb. 10, 2017

DLA celebrates exceeding CFC goal at awards ceremony

Workers and contributors to the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Combined Federal Campaign celebrated surpassing the organization’s donation goal during an awards ceremony in the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Feb. 9.

Feb. 6, 2017

DLA Distribution teams help site five states away rebuild from tornado

After a severe tornado ravaged Albany, Georgia, teams from DLA Distribution arrived to provide services, supplies and expertise — helping the local DLA distribution center get up and running in less than two weeks.

Feb. 2, 2017

DLA serves Super Bowl fare to service members overseas

As millions of Americans munch on game-day fare while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday, so will service members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, thanks to DLA Troop Support.

Feb. 1, 2017

Shared Harvest

With DLA’s help, a USDA program helps residents of American Indian reservations get the produce they need.

Feb. 1, 2017

Transcending the Spoken Word

An increasing number of the DLA population uses American Sign Language to communicate. Now, the agency is providing ways to educate employees in ASL.

Feb. 1, 2017

Grand, Green Opening

A new state-of-the-art headquarters building for DLA Distribution replaces decades-old buildings designed for a different purpose.