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Dec. 1, 2015

Farrington named Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s October Employee of the Month is Christopher Farrington.

Dec. 1, 2015

DLA command sergeant major visits Guam distribution center

On Nov. 12, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin, Defense Logistics Agency headquarters’ senior enlisted advisor, paid a visit to DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas. Tobin’s visit was the first of its kind for the distribution center.

Nov. 30, 2015

I am DLA: Betty Brock

Betty Brock, DLA Distribution, Barstow, California.

Nov. 30, 2015

History Highlights: Quartermaster at War - McNamara in North Africa

Army Lt. Gen. Andrew T. McNamara was assigned to II Corps Headquarters in June 1942. Two months later, he was appointed the Corps’ quartermaster and became responsible for five classes of supply and transportation, including all aspects of fuel and food. McNamara’s first task was to plan logistics support for the unit’s amphibious assault to seize Oran in western Algeria as part of Operation Torch.

Nov. 30, 2015

Land and Maritime honors first Americans

Attracted by the sound of Native American background music DLA Land and Maritime associates filed into the Building 20 auditorium to be educated and entertained by the latest in DLA’s continuing

Nov. 30, 2015

Troop Support Pacific bolsters fresh fruits, vegetables support to Navy

The USS Theodore Roosevelt received a special delivery Nov. 15 when it stopped at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The aircraft carrier was resupplied with fresh fruits and vegetables through Troop Support Pacific, the first delivery through a new, long-term contract that enables better support to Navy ships.

Nov. 30, 2015

Red River hosts annual Employee Appreciation Day

Each year, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, hosts its annual Employee Appreciation Day at Elliott Lake, a recreational area located at Red River Army Depot to show appreciation to all employees for their hard work. This year’s event was held on Oct. 16.

Nov. 30, 2015

Susquehanna celebrates new building with a ribbon cutting

Defense Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., celebrated the opening of their newest warehouse, Building 780, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. Robert Montefour, site director for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Defense Distribution Susquehanna opened the ceremony with a few words before introducing Army Col. Corey A. New, commander DLA Distribution Susquehanna.

Nov. 27, 2015

Corpus Christi workforce practices fire safety with extinguisher training

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 53 employees were killed by workplace fires in 2014. Although the number of fire-related fatalities has dropped 35 percent from 2013 to 2014, one fatality is too many.

Nov. 25, 2015

Susquehanna installation military help local community have a happy Thanksgiving

For many local community members, a Thanksgiving meal can be difficult to afford. On Nov. 20, military members and their spouses stationed at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna helped the West Shore Senior Center provide meals to those in need.