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Feb. 19, 2020

Tuskegee Airman, 94, honored at HQC Black History Month observance

Major Anderson is one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen, a group of about 19,000 black Americans who served as pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, nurses, mechanics and other support staff for the B-17 and B-25 bombers during World War II.

Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Curtis

EEO Deputy Director Angela Curtis has 35 years of service at DLA and values the opportunity to honor those whose sacrifices made black history American history.

Feb. 5, 2020

Hardware employees share knowledge to improve communication, processes

Employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain established a “best practice team” consisting of handpicked members who are standardizing cross-functional communication and better streamlining operations across IH workflows.

Jan. 29, 2020

MLK legacy celebrated at National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral welcomed the family and supporters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19 to commemorate his legacy and remind the nation of the struggles that continue as individuals and communities fight for equality under the law.

Jan. 17, 2020

DLA Aviation marks MLK Day with call to service

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. is multifaceted, but one of his lasting messages has been one of public service. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, in conjunction with its Strategic Acquisition Directorate, is celebrating MLK Day — a national day of service — with a call to employees to put on their community service hats and make life a little better for their fellow men and women.

Jan. 7, 2020

DLA Aviation joins in exchange program with Europe

Seeds planted over a year ago are bearing fruit and strengthening partnerships between Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Germany with the arrival of Raphael Kerwien in late August under the German Engineering and Scientist Exchange Program with the Department of Defense.

Jan. 6, 2020

Committing to health: Tips for workplace wellness

Megan Ward, a purchasing agent in Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, provided her expertise as a certified holistic health consultant, health coach, yoga instructor and personal trainer to talk about why and how a holistic approach to wellness can benefit employees.

Dec. 19, 2019

‘Ugly’ festivities get Medical ready for the holidays

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain celebrated the holiday season with an Ugly Sweater Contest, hosted by the Medical Culture Improvement Team Dec. 17.

Dec. 13, 2019

Bensley students warm up DSCR tree lighting ceremony with “Hot Chocolate”

The holiday season can be tricky when it comes to Virginia weather. Like a polar vortex in reverse, warm weather made its appearance during the 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 10. Despite the unseasonably mild temperatures, nearly 400 Defense Logistics Agency military and civilian employees and military members from other organizations on the installation were still able to experience what the Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus sang about: “This Magic Season.”

Dec. 12, 2019

Cayetano honored as DLA’s NCO of the Year

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sabrina Cayetano was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.