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June 14, 2016

Cutler hosts "Ask the CIO" event

Defense Logistics Agency’s Kathy Cutler, DLA Information Operations director, and chief information officer hosted an “Ask the CIO” Town Hall June 8 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The purpose of the event was to provide insight on the agency’s current Information Technology initiatives and to answer employee’s questions.

June 10, 2016

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Dana Booker

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Dana Booker works in the Internal Review Office and enjoys the fact that each day brings new challenges

June 9, 2016

DLA Aviation Leader Commentary: Employee embodies picture of resilience

Over the last year, Defense Logistics Agency has invested valuable time and resources into training employees in the four pillars of resiliency: mental, social, spiritual and physical. If you look around DLA Aviation, you can find examples of employees applying resiliency tools and overcoming obstacles; but, few portray a “picture of resilience” as well as Marc Miller.

June 2, 2016

DLA Aviation helps wounded warriors prepare resumes, navigate USA jobs website

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Equal Employment and Diversity Office, along with DLA Human Resources hosted a workshop May 23 for wounded warriors.

June 1, 2016

DLA Aviation at Jacksonville welcomes new commander, retires another

In a ceremony rich with Navy traditions, Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander, hosted a change of command and retirement ceremony for outgoing DLA Aviation at Jacksonville Site Commander Navy Cmdr. Maurice Meagher, III and incoming Navy Cmdr. Daniel Bessman at Hangar 117 on Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, May 25.

June 1, 2016

DLA Distribution Anniston welcomes new commander

Army Lt. Col. Michael L. Lindley assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., in a ceremony June 1. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

May 31, 2016

DSCR celebrates Holocaust Days of Remembrance

Holocaust is a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire." According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, District of Columbia, the Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.

May 26, 2016

Small named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden employee Melissa Small was honored as the March 2016 Employee of the Month in a ceremony May 19. Small works remotely from Huntsville, Alabama, as a contracting officer aligned with DLA Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate in Ogden, Utah.

May 24, 2016

Division chief overcomes fire with faith, support from co-workers

Elias Dungca looked at his apartment on fire and knew that he was going to lose everything in it. His faith, family and friends helped Dungca’s family resiliently overcome the fire that destroyed their home in October 2014.

May 17, 2016

Spring Fling celebrates teamwork in Subsistence

The Subsistence sensing team hosted their first event of the year with a Spring Fling, offering employees an opportunity to “play hard because we work hard,” said event coordinator, Kelly Parker.