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March 19, 2021

National Reading Month: It’s Your Ship

I highly recommend reading this book if you are seasoned leader, a newly appointed leader or that someday you are striving to become one. Just remember It’s Your Ship, everyone is on it, so we all must take pride and ownership from the top to the bottom.

March 11, 2021

National Reading Month: Start with Why

“Start with Why,” by Simon Sinek, was rated the “bestselling leadership book” in 2018 and can still be effective in motivating today.

March 2, 2021

National Reading Month: A look into humanitarian logistics

I chose to read “Humanitarian Logistics” because the theme directly relates to the mission of the Defense Logistics Agency. Our organization offers support to both domestic emergencies and disasters abroad. We have responded to the current pandemic, earthquakes and humanitarian crises.

Jan. 24, 2021

Former military officer now molds future civilian leaders

Among the challenges of the pandemic is offering personnel development program for new trainees that goes beyond classrooms for on-the-job assignments, cross-training and rotational opportunities, but such is the job of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ new Pathways to Career Excellence Program Manager Steve Wilson.

Oct. 27, 2020

Leadership sync perseveres through pandemic

Annual leaders meet up continues online in an upended 2020.

June 15, 2020

Former staffer earns honors at top level school

Before he became a distinguished graduate at the National Defense University, Don Phillips distinguished himself as a leader at the Defense Logistics Agency.

March 12, 2020

DLA Disposition Services Mid-America looks at "What's next"

“What’s next” was the event theme as the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Mid-America region held its annual leadership summit in February at Texas’ Red River Army Depot.

March 1, 2020

DLA Disposition Services share books that have impacted their careers during National Reading Month

For National Reading month some of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services leaders have shared the titles that had a lasting impact on them professionally.

Dec. 12, 2019

Expeditionary leaders meet in Battle Creek

As many prepare for the holidays, military reserve leaders and civilian staff who support Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services prepared for the future as they conducted their annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle Dec. 6 to 8.

Dec. 7, 2019

Program participants start new career path

Prior to administering the oath, Cannon and his senior leadership team took a moment to get to know the new associates and provide words of wisdom as they start their new career path. A common theme of advice to the class members was to be open to opportunities -- whether it be a new area of interest or moving site locations—to get outside of their respective comfort zones, to grow, to find mentors and be mentors themselves.