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June 29, 2016

McNamara HQC promotes Family Day fun and safety

Thousands of employees and guests of all ages participated in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Family Day event June 28. This year’s theme was “Stars, Stripes and Safety.”

June 9, 2016

Staff burns midnight oil to support “big” requirement

Just as the “dark of night” does not deter the U.S. Postal Service, Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Okinawa, Japan, recently showed that they will not let the lateness of the hour nor the size the property keep them from supporting the warfighter.

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.

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

Tracy Fitness Center enhances the healthy lifestyles and resiliency of DLA San Joaquin

The opening of a state-of-the-art fitness center at DLA San Joaquin is meeting one of the main objectives of the DLA Strategic Plan; DLA San Joaquin employees are becoming more resilient in both their professional and personal lives.

May 12, 2016

Carrots, CrossFit part of agency day to promote health, safety

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees were treated to a wealth of wellness information and demonstrations at the 17th Annual Health and Safety Expo in the cafeteria, while some braved the rain to stock up on produce, hot sauce and baked goods at the Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters weekly farmers' market. Both events took place May 11.

May 4, 2016

Oklahoma City and Corpus Christi graduate first High Performing Leadership class

More than 50 Defense Logistics Agency Distribution supervisors from Oklahoma City, Okla., and Corpus Christi, Texas, recently graduated from High Performing Leadership: Part One training.

April 21, 2016

DLA Troop Support helps Jewish service members celebrate Passover

Jewish military members around the world can have a traditional Seder and keep kosher during Passover, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.

April 14, 2016

DLA encourages its workforce to become more resilient

Daily life is constantly throwing us curve balls. Work and home life do not always go as planned. Your boss assigns you an important project with a short suspense date. Your toddler comes down with the flu and is unable to go to daycare. Now you are at home with a sick child and your work is piling up on your desk. Add to that, you are leaving for a business trip in three days.

April 12, 2016

'Silent Running': DLA employee finds resiliency in extreme distances

Many DLA employees might refer to their workdays as “running around the whole day,” but Army Lt. Col. Jamie Miller, a DLA senior operations research analyst, literally ran from sunrise to sunset in a recent 50-mile endurance run.