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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 28, 2017

TSP rules for hardship withdrawal relaxed for employees affected by recent natural disasters

The Thrift Savings Plan has made a temporary change to allow participants affected by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma to make hardship withdrawals under certain circumstances.

Sept. 25, 2017

DLA encourages R&D partnerships at October Industry Day

Logistics leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development division will host the second annual Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 22, 2017

Five leaders join the ranks of DLA Hall of Fame members

The Defense Logistics Agency inducted five leaders into its Hall of Fame in a Sept. 21, 2017, ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. Several current and former senior leaders from throughout the agency attended, as well as dignitaries from the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the families of the honorees.

Sept. 22, 2017

All employees responsible for America’s future, says FDA official

All government employees, Hispanic and otherwise, have a part in shaping the future of America, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration official told McNamara Headquarters Complex employees during a Hispanic Heritage Month observance Sept. 20.

Sept. 21, 2017

Wilson, who reformed systems by empowering people, joins Hall of Fame

Larry Wilson, who rose from Army civilian intern to SES leader in Information Operations where he helped lead major reforms, joins the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 20, 2017

Studevant, former deputy director, DLA Richmond leader, to join DLA Hall of Fame

Mary Studevant, who during her 30-year service to DLA spearheaded a program to help employees complete their education, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 19, 2017

Peschka reflects on career of transitions, triumphs

The former deputy director of DLA Energy’s Bulk Fuels division will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 18, 2017

Greger, former Logistics Information Services director, added to DLA Hall of Fame catalog

All the accomplishments and firsts tied to Deborah Greger’s legacy are reasons enough for recognition, but if the people who knew her are any judge, it’s her leadership skills that earned her a place in the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

Sept. 15, 2017

Gainey 'distributes' credit to unsung heroes behind career achievements

The retired commander of what is now DLA Distribution is one of five honorees nominated in 2016 who will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director visits Maxwell Air Force Base

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency recently visited Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, an incident staging base for relief efforts led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security following Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA Energy continues support for FEMA Hurricane Irma relief

Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Task Force Americas relocated from Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia to Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Florida to support Federal Emergency Management Agency relief operations there, Sept. 14.

Sept. 14, 2017

Lessons in loyalty, patriotism mark Air Force’s 70th birthday

In a Sept. 12 celebration, McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations commemorated the Air Force’s 70th birthday with a color guard, the Air Force Brass Quintet, a cake cutting and singing.

Sept. 14, 2017

Critical system's continuity in emergencies now assured thanks to joint DLA-DISA effort

The Defense Logistics Agency, in collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency, successfully completed the implementation of a full continuity of operations, or COOP, environment for the DLA Enterprise Business System environment August 21.

Sept. 13, 2017

Relief supplies leave Maxwell for Sunshine State

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Now that Hurricane Irma has moved out of the Sunshine State and the southeast, members of the Defense Logistics Agency are preparing to send much-needed relief supplies to Florida’s citizens.

Sept. 13, 2017

Army, DLA discuss mutual goals, future partnership

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with Army leaders at the Pentagon Sept. 7 to discuss shared goals and interests.