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May 2, 2017

Survivor’s daughter keeps Holocaust story alive

Helen Rieder promised her dying father that she would share their traumatic experiences from the Holocaust. Her daughter carried on that promise when she spoke to DLA Troop Support employees April 26 during the Holocaust Remembrance program.

May 2, 2017

Running for awareness: DSCR supports 80th Training Command’s 5K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault, Awareness Prevention Month

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, supported the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command’s (The Army School System) fifth annual 5K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month on April 28.

April 26, 2017

DLA employee celebrates Earth Day teaching elementary students about recycling

One DLA Distribution employee went above and beyond to celebrate Earth Day April 21, volunteering her time to teach local second-graders the importance of taking care of the environment.

April 19, 2017

Distribution’s recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Because of this special emphasis month, DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee hosted a session with one of Distributions Sexual Assault Response Coordinator’s, A.J. Brandt on April 12. This year’s Department of Defense theme is “Protecting our people, protecting our nation.”

April 14, 2017

DLA Director describes agency transitions, accomplishments in final Town Hall

In his last Town Hall as the Defense Logistics Agency’s director, Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch spoke to the workforce in the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 13 about the agency’s resiliency, ongoing initiatives and future mission.

April 13, 2017

Winter warriors wow, win awards

More than a dozen employees of the Defense Logistics Agency received trophies and recognition from DLA’s senior military leaders for meeting their fitness goals this past winter, in an April 12 ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

March 31, 2017

New military positions connecting processes at FRC’s

From October 2015 through February 2016, Navy Lt. Traci Irby backfilled a position at DLA Aviation at the Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego. Little did anyone know it would end up being the catalyst for the permanent implementation of military junior officer positions to be placed at each of the FRC sites DLA Aviation supports.

March 24, 2017

Runners, walkers, warriors honor warfighters despite cold

Runners and walkers from agencies in Fort Belvoir’s McNamara Headquarters Complex braved wind chills in the 30s to participate in the “Honor the Warrior” 5K Walk-Run March 22.

Feb. 22, 2017

Aviation team member shares importance of leadership, resiliency with Army officers

Army Maj. Alex Shimabukuro, DLA Aviation Army Customer Facing Division operations officer, served as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department’s Aerial Delivery Materiel Officers Course (ADMOC) graduation class Feb. 16 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

Feb. 16, 2017

DLA employee opens up about battling cancer

An employee of DLA Information Operations discusses his recent battle with cancer and how his family, friends, and DLA coworkers helped him in the fight.