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Archive: November, 2015

Nov. 6, 2015

Ceremony celebrates DLA’s audit readiness accomplishments, milestones

The agency owes its success in achieving audit readiness two years ahead of schedule to the innovation, compromise and hard work of its employees, the director of the Defense Logistics Agency said during an Audit Readiness Assertion Ceremony Oct. 30 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Director updates Distribution workforce on strategic goals

During the DLA Director’s inaugural visit to DLA Distribution in May, he was in the process of developing the Agency’s seven-year strategic plan. On Oct. 27, he returned to the field activity’s headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., to update the workforce on the main tenants of the now complete plan.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Energy partners with DOE’s emergency petroleum stockpiles

Deep underground storage caverns created in salt domes along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico are home to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, federally-owned emergency oil stockpiles for U.S. obligations.

Nov. 5, 2015

Partners in Protection

Educating employees on potential hazards, threats and crimes is one of the Mission Assurance Working Group's primary goals.

Nov. 5, 2015

DLA Aviation employee shares experiences in Executive Mentoring Program

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strategic Acquisition and Programs Directorate’s Randall Dortch, an integrated supplier team supervisor, was one of the employees who applied and was selected earlier this year to participate in the two-year DLA Aviation Executive Mentoring Program in Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 5, 2015

Marines celebrate 240th birthday, 70th anniversary of Iwo Jima

Marines past and present gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 3 to observe the 240th birthday of the Marine Corps and the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II in which the Marines played the pivotal role.

Nov. 4, 2015

DLA Energy employee optimistic about six-month rotation program

Enhanced skills, experience, knowledge, confidence and networking in a competitive workforce are varied and practical benefits of an organization’s job-rotation program that employees have the opportunity to participate in to enhance their careers.

Nov. 4, 2015

Land and Maritime celebrates Navy’s birthday at inaugural Regatta

Service members and associates took to the open waters on Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 16 for DLA Land and Maritime’s inaugural Navy Birthday Cardboard Regatta at the Eagle Eye Golf Course.

Nov. 3, 2015

Disabled employees' contributions recognized at DLA Troop Support annual expo

DLA Troop Support held their annual Expo and AbilityOne Day event Oct. 28. This event was observed in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Nov. 3, 2015

Lending a hand to veterans

An early Veteran’s Day present was delivered to homeless vets in Battle Creek, Michigan, by DLA Disposition Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs in late October.