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Nov. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation Leader Commentary: Supporting each other, at the heart of DLA culture, values

Challenging circumstances reveal a person’s true character. This has never been more true than when Defense Logistics Agency Counsel – Aviation’s Personnel Law Team found itself in a trying situation

Nov. 22, 2016

Agency continues collaborative effort with Navy

Defense Logistics Agency leaders met with Navy partners to discuss shared goals and interests at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 21.

Nov. 21, 2016

Combat Center Marines get schooled on 3D printing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center website — Marines with 7th Marine Regiment and Combat Logistics Company 13 took on the opportunity to learn 3D printing at 1st Tank Battalion’s classrooms Nov. 14-16, 2016.

Nov. 21, 2016

Marine Corps celebrates 241st birthday in Columbus

Military members from all services and civilians at DLA Land and Maritime recently gathered in the building 20 auditorium to celebrate the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The focal point in the Marine’s Birthday celebration is the cake cutting ceremony which symbolizes the connection between Marines past, present and future.

Nov. 21, 2016

DLA HR director’s road show makes stop in Columbus

DLA Human Resources Director, Brad Bunn brought his human resources roadshow to Land and Maritime Nov. 4 to personally discuss several high visibility human resource issues with the Columbus workforce.

Nov. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation and Ft. Lee military celebrate Veterans Day with local veterans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation military members from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and students from the Army Logistics University’s Basic Officer Leadership Course and the Army Instructor Training Course from Fort Lee, came together to visit veterans at local facilities in Hopewell on Nov. 9 and Nov. 11. The visit was to honor and remember the former and current veterans for their sacrifices in preserving our freedoms. The group visited and presented certificates to 15 veteran residents at Gentiva Hospice Center’s River View on the Appomattox facility.

Nov. 21, 2016

DLA delivers Thanksgiving meals to troops overseas

American troops serving around the world will be able to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency. More than 14,968 pounds of turkey and 8,712 pies, including sweet potato and pumpkin, have been delivered to troops in Afghanistan.

Nov. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation celebrates Resiliency Day, moves into training sustainment phase

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, received a glass pebble as they filled the Lotts Conference Center Nov. 15, celebrating the past year’s accomplishments in training the workforce in resiliency tools to succeed personally and professionally in ever-changing environments.

Nov. 21, 2016

Commentary: DLA Regional Commanders shift to touch points for geographic combatant command

In September, I presided over DLA Pacific’s change of command, in which Navy Capt. Tim Daniels took the reins of that outstanding organization from Army Col. Richard Ellis. The ceremony marked more than one change for that team. As Capt. Daniels accepted the unit colors, he initiated a shift in the way DLA Pacific and our other regional commands work with our partners around the world.

Nov. 21, 2016

Distribution honors Native American Heritage Month

What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose.