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July 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Jeffrey Jones

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Jeffrey Jones. He’s a customer support technician with DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 16, 2019

Medical Service Corps officer feels like ‘a lottery winner’ after ending 30 years of service

Army Lt. Col. Jimmy Baker, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Operational Customer Facing Division chief, retired after serving 30 years as both an enlisted soldier and a Medical Service Corps officer.

July 12, 2019

New Troop Support commander ‘delighted’ to be back in Philadelphia

With a dose of humor and a few nods to his hometown of Philadelphia, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence introduced himself to DLA Troop Support workforce during his first town hall meeting as commander, on July 10. During the event, he discussed his personal and professional backgrounds, outlined his leadership philosophy and spoke about his vision for Troop Support’s future.

July 1, 2019

Bellwood Bash brings employees together for food and fun

Service members, civilians and their families gathered together for fun and camaraderie during the annual Bellwood Bash hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office June 26 at the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 25, 2019

Mentees celebrate completion of yearlong program

Twenty-five Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered in the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 18 to celebrate their completion of a yearlong mentoring program that began last May.

June 20, 2019

Fire Warden Appreciation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention staff showed their appreciation during their quarterly training session June 13 with a luncheon and tour of the fire station to over 30 Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees who serve as fire wardens.

June 20, 2019

Safety officials share tips to avoid work-related mishaps

Are you ever distracted by your cellphone while walking, driving or using equipment? Is your workplace cluttered and messy? Do you barge out of your workstation without looking to see if a co-worker is passing?

June 18, 2019

Day takes charge of DLA Logistics Operations

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson.

June 13, 2019

Pilot internship program offers unique experience to high school students

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Philadelphia School District celebrated the completion of a pilot internship program giving high school students an opportunity to gain federal work experience before graduation.

May 30, 2019

Safety officials share tips for outdoor fun

Summer weather is here and with it comes the desire to spend hours outside. For hundreds of people, though, summer festivities will end badly because they failed to take proper safety precautions.