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March 9, 2020

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Vivian d’Alelio

Management Assistant Vivian d'Alelio assists customers and helps with graphics jobs while displaying a positive attitude. She reflects on friendships, family and freedom during Women's History Month.

Feb. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution hears from distinguished speaker and author during Black History Month event

Dr. Claiborne Douglass Haughton Jr. was the guest speaker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters Feb. 26. He gave a speech not only entailing his own struggles and ultimate triumphs, through years of racial oppression and bigotry, but also the numerous examples from American history.

Jan. 24, 2020

Leadership, activism theme MLK observance

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a birthday observance event Jan. 23 in Philadelphia.

Dec. 10, 2019

DLA employees, teams honored during annual awards ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency held its 52nd Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony Dec. 6 to honor team and individual achievements throughout the year.

Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 10, 2019

DLA continues winning streak in DoD disability awards

Equal employment opportunity professionals throughout the Defense Logistics Agency proved their unwavering commitment to attracting the talent of people with disabilities by being named best mid-sized component for the third consecutive year during the 39th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 3.

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nancy Rivera

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans like Disability Program Manager and EEO Specialist Nancy Rivera, who chooses to see challenges as opportunities for change.

Sept. 16, 2019

Employees encouraged to verify disability status in MyBiz by Sept. 30

Defense Logistics Agency employees are being asked to verify and update their disability status in MyBiz or by completing SF-256, “Self-Identification of Disability,” by Sept. 30 so the agency can accurately reflect its diverse workforce in fiscal 2019 reporting. 

Aug. 30, 2019

History lesson help NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate Women’s Equality Day

In observance of Women’s Equality Day, employees from across the Naval Support Activity Philadelphia gathered on August 28 in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium to learn about the history of an African American woman who overcame many barriers to become a professional pilot.

April 12, 2019

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program

Holocaust survivor shares story of pain and triumph during Days of Remembrance program.