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May 26, 2017

This Memorial Day, reflect and remember — but also be vigilant

Given the recent suicide bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom, Defense Logistics Agency employees are urged to be vigilant in large public gatherings. Look out for any person whose behavior, demeanor or belongings seem unusual, and report them to law enforcement.

May 26, 2017

DLA small-business office helps train businesses on government contracting

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs co-hosted with George Mason University an annual Training, Outreach and Networking Event for U.S. businesses in Arlington, Virginia, May 18.

May 19, 2017

Workforce Recruitment Program: A win/win for everyone

The Workforce Recruitment Program brings college students and recent graduates with disabilities to DLA so the agency can benefit from their talent. There is no cost or loss of a position to DLA.

May 15, 2017

National Archives to inspect DLA records management this month

The long wait for another inspection of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Records Management Program ends this month, when officials from the National Archives and Records Administration visit two DLA sites.

May 12, 2017

A promise to Mom: Researcher, physician talks about preventing, detecting, treating cancer

A renowned oncologist shared his personal experiences, cancer-prevention advice and an overview of the latest treatments May 10, in recognition of Asian/Pacific Heritage Month.

May 10, 2017

It’s okay to answer Question 21

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a good time to bring up question 21 on the Questionnaire for National Security Positions, the SF-86 form one completes for every security clearance, whether initial or renewal.

May 8, 2017

Golfers build group spirit in annual tournament

More than 100 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees, guests and corporate sponsors took advantage of the sunny but breezy weather May 3, to participate in the HQC’s annual golf tournament at Woodlawn Golf Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.

May 5, 2017

Live-fire, last-minute, no problem for Information Operations' support of Army Reserve exercise

A lone Document Services employee was able to produce a complex official logo for an Army Reserve live-fire exercise on short notice, to praise from the customer.

May 5, 2017

DLA director retires after 38-year Air Force career

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Andy Busch marked the end of his 38-year Air Force career May 4 with a retirement ceremony at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

May 2, 2017

Army general officer named new DLA director

The U.S. Senate confirmed May 1, Army Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and his next assignment as Director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He will replace Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, who retires May 4.

May 2, 2017

Parents, kids enjoy day of fun, fitness, education at DLA headquarters

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees recently shared with their children what they do on the job and the amenities their place of business offers during National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 27.