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Sept. 17, 2018

Distribution Patriot Day and POW/MIA Day event honors those that gave all

In remembrance of the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution hosted a Patriot Day ceremony on Sept. 11 featuring guest speaker Army Col. James Carmichael.

Sept. 14, 2018

DDYJ leadership participates in Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, commanding officer Navy Cmdr. Allen Rivera, and other key leadership personnel, participated in the Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka Remembrance Ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11.

Sept. 12, 2018

First American to escape al-Qaida shares story of captivity

Matthew Schrier, the first Westerner to escape from al-Qaida captivity, shared his story of imprisonment and shed light on the behavioral tendencies of Islamic extremists during a 9/11 remembrance event at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 11.

Sept. 10, 2018

First American to escape al-Qaida captivity to speak at HQC’s 9/11 observance

The first American to escape al-Qaida captivity will share the story of his capture, torture and escape during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 11 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium.

Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.