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Archive: February, 2020

Feb. 28, 2020

Agency closes out stellar charity campaign

DLA celebrated an award-winning 2019 Combined Federal Campaign during a closing ceremony Feb. 27 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Feb. 26, 2020

Hatch Act restricts federal employees’ political activity on social media 

The use of social media makes it easy for federal employees to violate the Hatch act, but these rules answer common questions and clear misconceptions.

Feb. 25, 2020

DLA director highlights historical contributions of black Americans 

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month Feb. 18 with songs, speeches and special guests who served during three decades of U.S. military action from World War II to Vietnam.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rapid deployment team participates in Turbo Distribution 20-1

Members of DLA's Rapid Deployment Blue Team applied their skills and expertise when they participated in TRANSCOM's Turbo Distribution 20-1 exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Feb. 7-16.

Feb. 24, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Carisa Blanc

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes February as Black History Month. To honor the contributions of African-American employees, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

Feb. 20, 2020

Day describes ‘physics of logistics’ to DOD, industry representatives

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan Day describes the “physics of logistics” by outlining the time, cost and inventory challenges of supporting warfighters around the globe.

Feb. 19, 2020

Tuskegee Airman, 94, honored at HQC Black History Month observance

Major Anderson is one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen, a group of about 19,000 black Americans who served as pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, nurses, mechanics and other support staff for the B-17 and B-25 bombers during World War II.

Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Curtis

EEO Deputy Director Angela Curtis has 35 years of service at DLA and values the opportunity to honor those whose sacrifices made black history American history.

Feb. 12, 2020

Successful charity campaign earns agency DOD kudos

No other DOD agency won in each category and no medium-sized agency won in as many categories as DLA did, according to DLA Combined Federal Campaign manager Watt Lough. Winners throughout DOD were announced in a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 11.

Feb. 10, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Army Col. Carl Eric Mason Sr.

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes February as Black History Month. To honor the contributions of African-American employees, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

Feb. 4, 2020

Logistics on Location: Operation Deep Freeze

DLA receives, stores, packs and ships crucial supplies to customers in Antarctica and the South Pole during Operation Deep Freeze.

Feb. 3, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Larry McCauley

As Chief of Security and Emergency Services, Larry McCauley values his long history with DLA and reflects on his legacy as an African-American leader and mentor.