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Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.

Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 2, 2016

Americas at San Pedro personnel demonstrate resiliency

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at San Pedro, California, employees showed effective distribution management during a supply chain disruption and demonstrated resiliency in the Jet A aviation fuel supply chain at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Sept. 2, 2016

DSCR employee wins gold in 2016 National Veterans’ Wheelchair Games

Kathy Tilbury brought home four gold medals after competing in the 2016 National Veterans’ Wheelchair Games June 26 – July 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She medaled in three swim events, the 100-meter backstroke, 100- and 200-meter freestyle, and Handle Ball bowling.

Aug. 17, 2016

Red River’s Merrell celebrates 50 years of federal service

Shirley Merrell, a supply system analyst with DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, recently celebrated her 50th year of federal service.

Aug. 10, 2016

"Taking Safety to Victory Lane" at National Night Out

On Aug. 2, employees, installation residents, and community gathered for Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual National Night Out. This year’s theme, “Taking Safety to Victory Lane,” was presented through family-oriented activities with the goal of promoting community involvement in preventing crime and drug use, strengthening police and community relations, and encouraging neighborhood camaraderie.

Aug. 10, 2016

What to do in an active shooter event

With the increasing frequency of active shooter events, it's more critical than ever to know the most effective ways to react.

Aug. 3, 2016

Following tragedy, local TV personality shares message

“I have great memories of Maria. There’s a problem with memories. You can’t hug a memory, you can’t hold a memory, and you can’t call a memory on the phone.“It’s a pain that never dulls.”That was just

July 22, 2016

Guam builds resiliency through new resume writing skills

Members of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam, Marianas, Continuing Government Activity recently attended a job resume skills class that was offered by Navy Base Guam’s Fleet and Family Service.