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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. 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. 16, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Chris "Buck" Buchanan

Get to know Chris "Buck" Buchanan, DLA Disposition Services West Region director in San Diego, California.

Feb. 14, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Floyd Moore

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Floyd Moore, DLA Aviation Engineering director.

Feb. 10, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Army Col. Carl Eric Mason Sr.

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. 8, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Lakeea Kelly

Get to know Lakeea Kelly, an EEO specialist at DLA Disposition Services at Battle Creek, Michigan.

Feb. 22, 2017

Performers chronicle African American history through music

The Naval Support Activity Philadelphia workforce experienced a multimedia journey through nearly a century of history as expressed through music during the African-American History Month observance Feb. 14.

March 1, 2016

The Montford Point Marines: a celebration of Black History

DLA Distribution headquarters celebrated Black History Month by hosting guest speaker Retired Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph H. Geeter, III, who provided a presentation on the Montford Point Marine Association Feb. 24.

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.