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March 22, 2018

Distribution commanding general hosts town hall for Distribution headquarters, recognizes employees

DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi hosted a town hall on March 6.

Feb. 27, 2018

DLA Troop Support customer liaison takes charge of her heart health

February is American Heart Month. After seeing family members deal with heart related problems and other medical issues, DLA Troop Support employee Beatrice Ross made the choice to get heart healthy.

Feb. 27, 2018

American Heart Month: Know your numbers

February is American Heart Month, an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.

Feb. 2, 2018

Headquarters employees reach great heights in fitness challenge

Twenty teams and 11 individuals tested their intestinal fortitude and structural integrity of the McNamara Headquarters staircases as they competed in the annual Climb Mount Everest challenge from Dec. 4, 2017, to Jan. 12, 2018. The event helps promote workforce resiliency, in line with the goals of the DLA People and Culture Plan.

Nov. 15, 2017

DLA Distribution celebrates the Marines Corps 242nd birthday

DLA Distribution employees gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marines Corps Nov. 9, in honor of the services 242nd birthday. Paul Smith, DLA Distribution Current Operations served as the master of ceremonies for the event.

Oct. 26, 2017

Pearl Harbor boots resiliency with Lunch-n-Learn program

In an effort to promote and boost resiliency, DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, hosts Lunch-n-Learn programs bi-monthly. These hour-long sessions typically include a guest speaker on topics of education, information and inspiration that will gain the most participation from the Distribution workforce.

Oct. 24, 2017

Distribution Multicultural committee celebrates Disability Awareness Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the true spirit and the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities with a program held on Wednesday, Oct. 18. This year’s theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”

Oct. 23, 2017

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Recognizing the Fire Prevention Week Theme “Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out!” Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, planned a week of fun to teach employees and children critical fire prevention methods.

Oct. 19, 2017

Susquehanna’s Dixon awarded 2017 Spirit of Courage Award

Jennifer Dixon, distribution process worker at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2017 Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Award, during a ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 26, for her swift thinking and fast action after seeing a vehicle accident.

Oct. 12, 2017

DLA Distribution Albany ships over 80,000 meals to feed those affected by hurricanes

Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 major hurricane forming Aug. 17, and making landfall in Southern Texas on Aug. 25, was an extremely destructive Atlantic hurricane, becoming the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, ending a record 12-year drought in which no hurricanes had made landfall at such an intensity in the country.