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May 17, 2019

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Khoa Nguyen

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States and a way to pay tribute to the generations who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. In this series of stories, we spotlight Asian or Pacific Islander Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees.

May 16, 2019

Leadership forum engages, inspires GS-14-level leaders

DLA hosted its biennial "Building Your Roadmap to Success” Leadership Forum for GS-14 at the agency’s headquarters May 7-9.

May 9, 2019

Community shares cultural lessons at special event

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center echoed with the booming sounds of taiko drums and shouts in Japanese as members of the workforce embraced a 2,000 year-old culture during an Asian Pacific Heritage Month program event.

May 6, 2019

Fight, Flight, or Freeze

The neurobiology of trauma, its emotional and physical manifestation and how it affects sexual assault survivors over their life-span, was the topic of a Defense Logistics Agency Energy lunch and learn session May 1. Heather Turner, the Pentagon’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator, led an interactive discussion on how the brain is impacted by trauma.

May 6, 2019

DLA Distribution employees respond during HAZMAT exercise in Germersheim

Employees at DLA Distribution Europe conducted HAZMAT training at their main facility at the Germersheim Army Depot. The training took place as DDDE officials wait for German authorities to permit expansion of their HAZMAT storage capacity to support NATO and other military readiness requirements.

April 30, 2019

Future supervisors learn skills, concepts during Leadership Academy

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held its fifth Leadership Academy to teach leadership skills, concepts and practices April 23-25.

April 22, 2019

Energy alumni returns for final goodbye

Returning to where her Defense Logistics Agency career began, Jean Cox, DLA Deputy Director of Finance, was the guest speaker at the DLA Energy Mentoring Brown Bag Lunch Program, April 16.

April 22, 2019

Distribution’s Current Operations Director receives Exceptional Civilian Service Award in honor of nearly 40 years of service

Joseph D. Cassel, Jr., director of DLA Distribution Current Operations, retired from federal service March 28, after nearly 40 years of military and federal service.

April 16, 2019

Air Force medical officer ‘knows it’s time’ to end 20-year career

Air Force Lt. Col. Roger Willis ended his 20 years of military service during a retirement ceremony at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support April 12.

April 5, 2019

Troop Support welcomes new PaCE employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly welcomed new Pathways to Career Excellence employees March 4 in Philadelphia.