Bahrain native sees green at DLA records management training
By Brianne M. Bender
DLA Distribution Public Affairs
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Shaima Haji, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, visits the U.S. for the first time to attend an administrative training course.
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pennsylvania, May 29, 2015 —
Haji, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, started her career as a
librarian for the Navy in 2012. In March, 2013 Haji transferred to DLA to take
on the role of command records management coordinator.
Haji traveled to the U.S. for the first time to attend training provided for
records coordinators at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa. This
training provided the records management coordinators with the opportunity to
get to know one another. The DLA program provides guidance for
agency personnel who create, maintain, store, use, and dispose of records. As
DLA continues to focus on efficiency, the objective of the training was to
achieve an uninterrupted flow of information within the DLA network. Haji found
the experience to be invaluable, as well as inspiring.
was excited to come here to New Cumberland, to see where DLA Distribution
starts,” said Haji. “Though I have traveled many places, this is the first time
I have been in the United States, and the first time I saw spring and green
trees. The weather is nice,” she continued.
Haji found the training to be very helpful, providing her information she could
take back to Bahrain and use to advance her career. She will be applying for her
master’s program to further develop her knowledge. Haji looks
forward to more training and video teleconferencing opportunities in the