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Sept. 27, 2019

Exercise helps agency police prepare for threats

Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters police regularly test their skills in emergencies by conducting annual exercises. By practicing their response time, they can better protect employees of the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nancy Rivera

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans like Disability Program Manager and EEO Specialist Nancy Rivera, who chooses to see challenges as opportunities for change.

Sept. 25, 2019

State Department official educates workforce on insider threats

Educating the public is a key part of helping employees mitigate risks associated with insider threats. During Insider Threat Awareness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted speaker Russell Palarea, an expert on threat assessment, insider threats and counterterrorism to share information about mass shootings.

Sept. 25, 2019

Disaster response: Emergency management chief shares experience, advice

The chief of security and emergency management for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, also serves on Pennsylvania Task Force One, one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 28 urban search and rescue teams.

Sept. 23, 2019

Final Loglines available online

The final issue of DLA’s flagship magazine, Loglines, is available online.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA Disposition Services’ expeditionary team puts excess property in its place

DLA Disposition Services disposes of excess property around the world. The military services partner with DLA at the strategic level, allowing the mission to thrive.

Sept. 19, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Elsie Valdes

Protocol specialist Elsie Valdes values DLA's commitment to providing disaster support and humanitarian aid along with the friendships she's forged during the 14 years she's worked for the agency.

Sept. 18, 2019

Progress made on suspended stock reductions, $305 million worth remains 

Training and material assessments by DLA quality assurance and engineering specialists have reduced the amount of suspended stock in DLA warehouses to $305 million.

Sept. 17, 2019

16 years later: DLA Distribution forklift mechanic remembers Hurricane Isabel 

Ben Stoline, a forklift mechanic for DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, remembers Hurricane Isabel’s blow to his home and community 16 years later.

Sept. 16, 2019

Employees encouraged to verify disability status in MyBiz by Sept. 30

Defense Logistics Agency employees are being asked to verify and update their disability status in MyBiz or by completing SF-256, “Self-Identification of Disability,” by Sept. 30 so the agency can accurately reflect its diverse workforce in fiscal 2019 reporting.