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May 26, 2020

Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Spotlight: Jennifer Kim Deskins

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council national 2020 theme is “Unite Our Nation by Empowering Equality.” In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of World War II, the Defense Department theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future!”

June 26, 2019

Diversity, visibility, inclusion top DLA Troop Support Pride Month observance

Fifty years ago, during four hot summer days in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Riots sparked the LGBTQ movement that continues today. More than just a series of fights, marches, protests and arrests, the historic event planted the seeds for the movement of pride, acceptance, equality, visibility and empowerment that is still growing. Jonathan Lovitz, senior vice president of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, served as the keynote speaker for the LGBTQ Pride Month Observance June 20 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.

May 20, 2019

Speaker shares stories of bravery, unity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders throughout U.S. history

Keynote speaker Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Philadelphia Chapter and the program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, shared historical vignettes from more than 40 culturally unique populations during an informative presentation to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

March 2, 2018

Troop Support hosts interactive program that highlights African-Americans in times of war

Vocalists performed renditions of several contemporary songs and older spiritual selections to accompany a video showcasing African-Americans’ service in every major conflict in U.S. history during a cultural observance presentation for employees at NSA Philadelphia.

Oct. 13, 2017

Pa. executive AG emphasizes education during Hispanic Heritage event

The executive attorney general for Pennsylvania spoke to the NSA Philadelphia workforce about the importance of education during the Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 10. Sara Manzano-Díaz spoke about how persevering through school led to a career in government and law.

May 18, 2017

Workforce celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islanders represent a large group of people with incredible stories that add to the beautiful fabric of the United States, the guest speaker said at the annual Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month program May 16.

June 22, 2016

LGBT military speaker reflects on serving openly

As part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in conjunction with the Business Process Support Directorate’s Special Emphasis Program Committee sponsored a “Brown Bag” luncheon June 15 in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.Featured guest speaker Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Corallo spoke on serving openly and how “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” affected his life.