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Feb. 25, 2020

DLA director highlights historical contributions of black Americans 

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month Feb. 18 with songs, speeches and special guests who served during three decades of U.S. military action from World War II to Vietnam.

Jan. 15, 2020

Online program still shares need for beekeeping

While Morale, Welfare, and Recreation’s Family Programs was unable to bring a popular beekeeping expert back to the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center for another Lunch and Learn focusing on opportunities for veterans, there are still opportunities for people to learn this information.

Dec. 13, 2019

Distribution’s Barr volunteers to cover local area veterans with blankets, essential items

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employee volunteers time to Military Veterans Emphasis Program.

Nov. 12, 2019

Military, veteran employees help students understand Veterans Day

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support military and veteran employees helped students at a local elementary school gain a deeper understanding of Veterans Day during an event Nov. 7.

Nov. 8, 2019

Veterans Day: Thank those who served, still serving

Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans – living and dead – but is mainly a time to thank those still alive for their sacrifices.

June 12, 2019

HQC employees honor soldiers past, present at Army birthday celebration

McNamara Heaquarters Complex employees celebrated the Army's 244th birthday June 11 with veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., and soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, present.

April 4, 2019

Memories of dirty boots, cold showers shared during Vietnam War Commemoration Day event

Approximately 70 local Vietnam War veterans were honored during a commemoration event March 29 at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia.

Dec. 6, 2018

Employees talk benefits, programs with VA panel

DLA Troop Support’s Medical culture improvement team invited VA benefits representatives to talk with veteran and military employees.

Nov. 30, 2018

Veterans serving veterans, giving thanks across military generations

Many Americans gathered with family and friends to give thanks last week; however, members of the DLA Land and Maritime family met with another family to give thanks this season – veterans. The 13-member group of active duty and retired service members led by the Joint Reserve Force supported the Columbus VA annual Thanksgiving feast for area veterans. The event was held at the American Legion Post 144 on South High Street Nov. 16.

Oct. 30, 2018

Marine Corps birthday and veteran events happening Nov. 7

Join DLA Land and Maritime as we celebrate the Marine Corps birthday and veteran events Nov. 7.