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July 17, 2019

Military Housing Demolition underway at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna

The world was a much different place when military housing was constructed at the New Cumberland Army Depot in the 1950s. Conserving material goods throughout World War II, most Americans (and

Aug. 13, 2018

DLA optimizes installation management

In early summer 2018, Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams rescinded a March 2017 change that separated DLA Installation Management and Installation Operations into distinct entities. The decision to “re-merge” the two offices to maintain the synergy, effectiveness and efficiency of having one Installation Management organization became effective August 6.

July 12, 2018

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis.

March 29, 2018

HQC employees participate in fitness event to ‘Honor the Warrior’

More than 130 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees dressed for a sunny yet unseasonably chilly 5K run/walk March 27. Participants stretched and warmed up alongside colleagues and then ran, walked and wheeled in support of this year’s theme, “Honor the Warrior.”

Feb. 2, 2018

Headquarters employees reach great heights in fitness challenge

Twenty teams and 11 individuals tested their intestinal fortitude and structural integrity of the McNamara Headquarters staircases as they competed in the annual Climb Mount Everest challenge from Dec. 4, 2017, to Jan. 12, 2018. The event helps promote workforce resiliency, in line with the goals of the DLA People and Culture Plan.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

Oct. 11, 2017

Holz selected as director of Distribution Installation Support

William K. Holz has been selected as director of Installation Support for DLA Distribution.

Sept. 28, 2017

Installation Support hosts Preparedness Training

In support of National Preparedness Month, DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna’s Security and Emergency Services conducted a Preparedness Training session at DLA Distribution headquarters on September 19.

June 28, 2017

Installation active shooter exercise tests crisis response

To test the installation’s emergency and crisis response capabilities, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, hosted an active shooter exercise June 8.

June 7, 2017

DLA HQ Child Development Center reopens as government-run facility

Parents, Defense Logistics Agency officials and stuffed animals assembled to celebrate the grand reopening of the DLA Headquarters Child Development Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 5.