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Oct. 13, 2016

Domestic Violence Awareness Month a call to prevent, assist

One in four women and one in seven men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every October, National Domestic Awareness Month is observed to prevent domestic abuse and intimate-partner violence.

Oct. 12, 2016

DLA Energy provides fuel support to Hurricane Matthew relief

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing essential fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Matthew relief operations in the United States and Haiti.

Oct. 7, 2016

Service dogs show their skills at disabilities program

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s People With Disabilities Program Oct. 5 had four special guests — including two who literally work their tails as they train to help former military personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Oct. 6, 2016

Attorney bids farewell after 36-year career

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia bid farewell to one of the installation’s legal icons at the historic Bellwood Club Sept. 29. Donald Tracy, deputy chief counsel, DLA Counsel – Aviation, bid farewell to his colleagues and friends in a retirement ceremony celebrating his 36-year legal career, all on DSCR.

Oct. 3, 2016

Mary Mahey: A DLA employee's journey with breast cancer

When Mary Mahey, contracting officer with DLA Land and Maritime at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, first received the news, she was in total shock and disbelief. She had never had any serious illnesses.

Sept. 23, 2016

Norfolk distribution center supports annual “Run with the Chiefs” event

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., recently opened its streets to support Naval Station Norfolk’s “Run with the Chiefs” event. This year’s 5k run had more than 1,000 participants, and was a celebration of past and present chief petty officers and selectees.

Sept. 19, 2016

DLA San Joaquin celebrates Resiliency Day

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., located in Tracy, Calif., kicked off Resiliency Day on Sept. 7, but senior leadership went one step further and declared the entire month of September “Resiliency Month.”

Sept. 16, 2016

Red River’s Chatman makes use of DLA’s Health and Wellness program to lose 130 pounds

Roshad Chatman, a material handler at DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, faced a harsh reality when at 409 pounds, he lost his license to drive the stock selector. The stock selector license carries a weight limit of 300 pounds, meaning he would have to lose 109 pounds.

Sept. 9, 2016

Agency designates day to promote resilience

The Defense Logistics Agency sponsored its first Resiliency Day, emphasizing the theme, “Resiliency in Action” at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 7.

Sept. 9, 2016

September/October 2016 Loglines magazine now available

The latest issue of Loglines magazine features stories from across the Defense Logistics Agency.