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Dec. 10, 2018

Blind snack bar proprietor retires

It’s 4 a.m. and the silver urn coffee pots are percolating with hot coffee. Christmas music plays in the background. The Defense Logistics Agency police force eagerly fill their coffee cups and hail the snack shop’s 80 year old proprietor Clellan Vandevander, affectionately known as “Mac.”

Dec. 4, 2018

Contracting employees advance careers

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who earned Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certifications and Defense Acquisition Corps inductions were recognized during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 3, 2018

Former DLA Energy deputy commander hosts mentoring session

“I had no idea where my career would go,” said George Atwood, Senior Executive Service, Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations (J3) executive director during a mentoring brown bag session at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 27.

Nov. 13, 2018

Noah’s Arc

DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Nov. 9, 2018

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity

The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.

Nov. 6, 2018

DLA Aviation kicks off 2018 CFC season

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered together to kick off the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 30, held in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 2, 2018

DLA Troop Support hosts health fair to prepare for open season

DLA Troop Support hosted a health benefits fair for employees to learn about federal health plans and coverage options for the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season.

Oct. 24, 2018

Customer Operations director hosts New Commanders’ Round Robin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations director hosted a two-day New Commanders Round Robin to familiarize commanders assigned to DLA Aviation industrial support activities (ISA) on key aspects of the organization and its directorates, at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 15-16.

Oct. 19, 2018

Culture/Climate Survey results show positive trend for DLA

The results for the 2018 DLA Culture and Climate Survey are in, and they show overall favorable trends for the agency.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.