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Aug. 31, 2018

Land and Maritime associates band together

A chance encounter between a homeless Marine Corps Purple Heart recipient and a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate on a regular grocery store run gave birth to a grassroots effort to make a difference and changed the course of two lives in the process.

Sept. 16, 2016

Former POW survived by following code of conduct

Nothing meant more in captivity than seeing the American flag, a former prisoner of war said about his experience during a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony Sept.15 at NSA Philadelphia.

Nov. 12, 2015

San Diego’s McVey celebrates 50 years of service

James E. McVey, a materials handler supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., will celebrate a major accomplishment this month. He will have dedicated 50 years of his life to serving the United States of America.

Nov. 9, 2015

Susquehanna Vietnam Veteran reflects on his time in the Marine Corps

Rodney Brown, a material examiner and identifier at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Remembering all of our Veterans this week, DLA Distribution is honoring Brown’s service in Vietnam.

May 26, 2015

Life lessons from a team member and Vietnam Veteran at DLA Distribution Korea

By his calm and respectful demeanor, Chae Pong Yu seems no different from many of his colleagues at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. Indeed, his full head of dark hair and toned skin suggest a man much younger than his life experiences. Yu’s work ethic and energy level reinforces the notion that he is a much younger man. But looks often deceive, and quiet professionals do not announce their many accomplishments. Yu is in fact a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and has served United States Forces Korea for over four decades, including the last 10 years here at DLA Distribution Korea.