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March 4, 2019

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Twana Chapman

Every year March is designated as Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation. In honor of this tradition, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is recognizing some of its top-notch female employees who are making a difference as champions of Warfighter support.

Feb. 20, 2019

Shooting Star award recognizes the individual accomplishments of Subsistence employees

The Shooting Star Award allows employees to nominate fellow team members for going above and beyond the call of duty to support the warfighter and be recognized during Subsistence’s quarterly town hall meeting.

Feb. 19, 2019

Black History Month Spotlight: Arlinda Adderley

This year's Black History month theme is “Black Migrations” honoring African Americans in motion. Just like their ancestors, these DLA Energy employees are driving forward, progressing their lives and careers in positive ways.

Feb. 14, 2019

Troop Support staff office ‘steps into the breach,’ thanked by commander

Four acquisition professionals from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were recognized for their teamwork and accomplishments Feb. 6 in Philadelphia. Joan Estelly, Raeshon Falkowski, Eileen Friel and Nate Prattico, all from DLA Troop Support’s Procurement Directorate, received certificates of appreciation and a command coin from DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly as thanks for their contributions to the Construction and Equipment supply chain during a period of high demand and employee turn-over.

Feb. 4, 2019

Black History Month Spotlight: Latasha McGee

This year's Black History month theme is “Black Migrations” honoring African Americans in motion. Just like their ancestors, these DLA Energy employees are driving forward, progressing their lives and careers in positive ways.

Jan. 30, 2019

African-American leaders made history at DLA predecessor agency

As DLA prepares to observe Black History Month, it’s a fitting time to learn about African-American leaders who made history at the agency in its early years.

Jan. 29, 2019

Finding balance at the summit: Troop Support employee climbs Kilimanjaro

Not many people can claim that they have danced with an African tribe, climbed to the top of the highest peak in Africa and watched a sunset from above the clouds. But thanks to an adventurous spirit and a supportive workplace, Jeff Crow can make that claim. Crow, a material planner in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain and avid trekker from Colorado, decided he needed to take a trip to provide stability to his work-life balance - and a tropical vacation wasn’t going to do the trick. He needed a challenge. He was going to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro - one of the “Seven Summits,” which are the highest peaks on each of Earth’s continents.

Jan. 23, 2019

Counseling, legal, financial services available free of charge via EAP

Confidential counseling, financial services, legal services and more: Employees of the Defense Logistics Agency have all the services available free of charge through the federal Employee Assistance Program.

Jan. 18, 2019

DLA Energy officer selected for LRO award

She attributed her award to her peers, coworkers and employees for teaching her what she knows about Defense Logistics Agency Energy.

Dec. 21, 2018

Troop Support brings cheer to workforce with 2018 holiday decorating contest

Employees of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chain and staff offices participated in a holiday decorating contest in Philadelphia Dec. 20. Employees created holiday “postage stamp” themed scenes depicting their piece of the agency’s Warfighter support mission, and entries were judged by Troop Support’s senior leadership team. Congratulations to 2018’s winners: 1st Place – Industrial Hardware; 2nd Place – Clothing and Textiles; 3rd Place – Command Support.