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Sept. 24, 2018

Beware of phishing attempts in guise of disaster aid requests, officials urge

As the North and South Carolina coasts recover from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, local and national relief organizations will be soliciting donations from the public to help rebuild. Unfortunately, with an increase in legitimate solicitations come attempts by nefarious individuals and groups asking for money.

Sept. 12, 2018

Agency plans preparedness events

September is National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several activities planned to raise employee awareness and encourage vigilance.

Sept. 3, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Labor Day Message

The upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend signals the end of the summer season and is a good opportunity to take one last summertime break from work before the start of the new fiscal year and the new school year for our children.

July 3, 2018

Enjoy fireworks safely this Fourth; leave pyrotechnics to the pros

Keep yourself and your loved ones from becoming one of the thousands who will be severely injured by fireworks this year, by enjoying the displays put on by the pros.

June 29, 2018

Keep alertness high along with patriotic spirit this July 4

Each year many DLA employees and family members attend Fourth of July celebrations across this great country, as well as celebrations in overseas locations. While there are no credible or specific threats, staying aware of your surroundings can help you have a safe celebration.

June 1, 2018

New campaign promotes employee safety as priority

On June 2, DLA will kick off its All-Season Safety Campaign to help employees recognize and anticipate seasonal safety and health risks through training, posters and social media messaging. The goal is to raise employee awareness of the importance of safety at work, at home and while traveling.

May 23, 2018

Expo educates HQC employees on self-care, healthy habits

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees gleaned valuable information about overall wellness and enjoyed food, fun and fitness during the 19th Health and Safety Expo in the HQC Café, May 22.

Sept. 6, 2017

Preparedness: more than just a month-long effort

Preparedness is a year-round activity, but September is designated as National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several related activities planned.

May 26, 2017

This Memorial Day, reflect and remember — but also be vigilant

Given the recent suicide bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom, Defense Logistics Agency employees are urged to be vigilant in large public gatherings. Look out for any person whose behavior, demeanor or belongings seem unusual, and report them to law enforcement.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.