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April 29, 2019

PrepareAthon! encourages Americans to plan before disaster strikes

America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide campaign held April 30 to increase community emergency preparedness through hazard-specific group discussions, drills and exercises.

April 26, 2019

C & E employee learns resiliency and dogsledding in subzero weather conditions

It’s not common for someone to volunteer to spend a week in subzero temperatures without a cabin, heat or cot just to learn dogsledding. Geoffrey Dominessy, a contracting officer with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain, did just that in February in Northern Minnesota.

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.

Dec. 6, 2018

Adopt-a-Family Program lets employees spread goodwill, Christmas cheer to HQC families

All McNamara Headquarters Complex employees are invited to participate in the Annual Adopt-a-Family Program.

Nov. 13, 2018

DLA Distribution celebrates the Marine Corps 243rd birthday

DLA Distribution employees gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marine Corps Nov. 8, in honor of the its 243rd birthday. Paul Smith, DLA Distribution Current Operations served as the master of ceremonies for the event.

Nov. 1, 2018

HQC employees break a sweat in Monster Dash

About 100 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees earned the right to dip into the trick-or-treat bowl by burning extra calories during a 5K walk/run Oct. 31.

Oct. 18, 2018

Armless musician inspires HQC employees to see beyond disabilities

Born with no arms, George Dennehy sings and plays guitar with his toes during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance.

Oct. 16, 2018

Distribution employee participates in 40th Annual BIG Conference

Tish Thompson, supply specialist with DLA Distribution’s Further Operations directorate and member of the DLA Distribution Headquarters Multicultural team, recently attended the Blacks in Government 40th Annual National Training Institute held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme this year’s event was “Leveraging Your Professional Attributes for Sustained Growth and Development”.

Oct. 10, 2018

DLA wins Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup

After years of advancing in the rankings, this year the Defense Logistics Agency beat the competition to win the Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup for the first time. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams congratulated the team from across the agency in an Oct. 4 ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 8, 2018

Event puts creative spin on domestic violence awareness

Come out and break a sweat while bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence at this year’s Spin for the Cause/Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence. A joint venture between Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond and the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command, Spin for the Cause encourages physical and mental fitness to help overcome obstacles and gain empowerment.