April 1, 2021
New DLA chaplain to focus on community connections
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
DLA's new chaplain, Army Col. Christopher Archer, was called to preach when he was just 5 and has nurtured troops' souls through two simultaneous wars.
April 19, 2019
DLA provides religious support items in time for celebrations across the globe
DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.
July 30, 2018
New command chaplain to focus on spiritual resiliency, religious-supply support to DoD
Army Col. Bob Wichman has been a chaplain for 25 years, meeting the spiritual needs of soldiers in battalions, brigades, hospitals and even a military prison. His diverse background has prepared him for his new role overseeing religious-supply support to all Department of Defense chaplains.
May 1, 2018
Feeding the Spirit
DLA helps military chaplains meet service members’ spiritual needs with a religious supply program that includes over 500 items.
Jan. 10, 2018
Parents, children grateful for DLA holiday generosity via Adopt-a-Family
Thanks to the generosity of Defense Logistics Agency employees in the McNamara Headquarters Complex, 113 children from 37 families received Christmas gifts in 2017, as part of the annual DLA Adopt-a-Family program.
Nov. 10, 2017
Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters
Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.
July 6, 2017
Deputy command chaplain broadens religious support to DLA reservists, HQC employees
DLA's deputy command chaplain says his work, whether with a group of service members on the firing range or a sole employee in the halls of the agency headquarters, boils down to one thing.
Feb. 15, 2017
Prayer, meditation room gives HQC employees calm atmosphere to practice spirituality
Fort Belvoir, Virginia —
A quiet, serene spot for prayer and reflection is just steps away for McNamara Headquarters Complex employees.
Jan. 25, 2017
‘A day on… Not a day off’: Distribution Headquarters celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pennsylvania —
DLA Distribution Headquarters celebrated Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s., legacy during the inaugural program hosted by the new DLA Distribution Multicultural Committee on Jan. 19.
Jan. 9, 2017
Gratitude abounds for DLA Adopt-a-Family Program
Caregivers of children who participated in the 2016 Defense Logistics Agency Adopt-a-Family Program have profound gratitude for the gifts donated by employees in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.