July 30, 2018
New command chaplain to focus on spiritual resiliency, religious-supply support to DoD
Army Col. Bob Wichman has been a chaplain for 25 years, meeting the spiritual needs of soldiers in battalions, brigades, hospitals and even a military prison. His diverse background has prepared him for his new role overseeing religious-supply support to all Department of Defense chaplains.
June 4, 2018
Founder of local architecture firm speaks during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event
From growing up in a leper colony in South Korea to having two heart transplants, the guest speaker at an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 24 shared his experiences overcoming life’s obstacles.
May 29, 2018
Man’s best friend: Distribution employee’s daily life enhanced by guide dog
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. —
Distribution headquarter employees may have noticed a new employee over the past few months, a rather furry new employee. Xavier Chronister, a nearly two-year old Golden Labrador Retriever is DLA Distribution’s newest Organizational Management/J9 directorate employee.
May 24, 2018
Joint military DLA team participates in Air Force obstacle course
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany —
A team of DLA Europe and Africa service members recently competed in an obstacle race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
May 23, 2018
Expo educates HQC employees on self-care, healthy habits
McNamara Headquarters Complex employees gleaned valuable information about overall wellness and enjoyed food, fun and fitness during the 19th Health and Safety Expo in the HQC Café, May 22.
May 17, 2018
New Cumberland installation celebrates 100 years
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. —
The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation celebrated its 100-year history with a flag raising ceremony and time capsule dedication on May 11.
May 9, 2018
Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training
YOKOSUKA, Japan —
DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.
April 16, 2018
‘Winter warriors’ reap rewards
Senior leaders and supporters gathered in the McNamara Headquarters Complex cafeteria April 9 to praise participants of this year’s Winter Warrior Fitness and Nutrition Challenge, a Morale, Welfare and Recreation program that helps employees realize their health and fitness goals.
April 11, 2018
DLA Distribution Tobyhanna personnel band together to help others during early March snow storm
TOBYHANNA, Pa. —
No one expected to be stranded at DLA Distribution Tobyhanna for 30 hours from Friday, March 2, to Saturday, March 3, 2018. However, no one expected 23.6 inches of snow, high winds and closed highways and roads.
March 29, 2018
HQC employees participate in fitness event to ‘Honor the Warrior’
More than 130 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees dressed for a sunny yet unseasonably chilly 5K run/walk March 27. Participants stretched and warmed up alongside colleagues and then ran, walked and wheeled in support of this year’s theme, “Honor the Warrior.”