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Jan. 30, 2019

African-American leaders made history at DLA predecessor agency

As DLA prepares to observe Black History Month, it’s a fitting time to learn about African-American leaders who made history at the agency in its early years.

Oct. 26, 2018

The Elk of Defense Supply Center Richmond

For almost 80 years, Defense Supply Center Richmond has cared for a unique part of America’s natural heritage.

Sept. 13, 2018

Air Force marks 71st birthday with themes of trust, commitment

Flying blades, a brass band and remarks from a three-star Air Force deputy chief of staff marked the 71st birthday of the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 12.

July 24, 2018

Gaskill gives credit to guiding forces, work ethic

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Gaskill invested heart and soul into Army life--and into DLA as its deputy director. As a mentor and teacher, Gaskill continues to inspire countless others toward careers in the armed services. DLA honors him as one of its class of 2018 Hall of Fame inductees.

July 17, 2018

DLA ‘flag ladies’ see only 49-star presidential flag ever made

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles embroiders see the only 49-star presidential flag made during a visit from presidential flag collectors in late June in Philadelphia. DLA embroiders are the sole authorized producers of the current 50-star presidential and vice presidential flags.

July 3, 2018

America’s big day

The tradition of celebrating America's birthday is as old as the republic itself.

June 18, 2018

Army celebrates 243 years of traditions, transitions, sacrifice

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mitchell Stevenson, former Army deputy chief of staff for logistics, reflected on the Army's contributions to the nation at a June 14 Army birthday celebration at DLA's McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 6, 2018

DLA honors sacrifices made, victory won on D-Day

Seventy-four years ago today, American military forces, joined by their comrades in arms from Allied nations, began the final push to liberate Europe from Nazi oppression.

May 24, 2018

Memorial Day a time to remember heritage, history, heroes

This Memorial Day, Defense Logistics Agency employees and their fellow Americans will honor the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in service.

May 21, 2018

Ex-USACE commander, Army personnel deputy chief shares multicultural experiences, challenges

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick shared his thoughts on celebrating your heritage while focusing on performing at your highest level.