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Feb. 28, 2020

Event shares West Michigan’s African-American history

Defense Logistics Agency employees and guests took time to observe Black History Month, focusing on people and events in West Michigan’s past that contributed to that history

Feb. 28, 2020

Black History Month spotlight: Michael McKiver

February is Black History Month and this year’s Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future.” Throughout the month, we will spotlight Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who are honoring their history and making a difference through their accomplishments both in their workplace and community.

Feb. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution hears from distinguished speaker and author during Black History Month event

Dr. Claiborne Douglass Haughton Jr. was the guest speaker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters Feb. 26. He gave a speech not only entailing his own struggles and ultimate triumphs, through years of racial oppression and bigotry, but also the numerous examples from American history.

Feb. 25, 2020

DLA director highlights historical contributions of black Americans 

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated Black History Month Feb. 18 with songs, speeches and special guests who served during three decades of U.S. military action from World War II to Vietnam.

Feb. 24, 2020

Black History Month spotlight: Bryon L. Garner

February is Black History Month and this year’s Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future.” Throughout the month, we will spotlight Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who are honoring their history and making a difference through their accomplishments both in their workplace and community.

Feb. 24, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Carisa Blanc

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes February as Black History Month. To honor the contributions of African-American employees, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

Feb. 21, 2020

Black History Month spotlight: Bryant Daniels

February is Black History Month and this year’s Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future.” Throughout the month, we will spotlight Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees who are honoring their history and making a difference through their accomplishments both in their workplace and community.

Feb. 21, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Odessa Yumi Maxwell

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Odessa Yumi Maxwell, branch chief, Logistics Cataloging and Data Solutions Portfolio, DLA Information Operations.

Feb. 19, 2020

Tuskegee Airman, 94, honored at HQC Black History Month observance

Major Anderson is one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen, a group of about 19,000 black Americans who served as pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, nurses, mechanics and other support staff for the B-17 and B-25 bombers during World War II.

Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Curtis

EEO Deputy Director Angela Curtis has 35 years of service at DLA and values the opportunity to honor those whose sacrifices made black history American history.