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Oct. 28, 2016

Food advisor adds nutritional value to Subsistence

Subsistence’s first nutritionist has helped DLA Troop Support offer healthier food items to military customers since arriving two years ago. Army Lt. Col. Debra Hernandez is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years of experience.

Oct. 28, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Joe Lehman

The latest in this video series features Joe Lehman, a criminal investigator in DLA’s Office of the Inspector General, who was severely injured in a 2014 motorcycle crash. Ten months later, he was back at work, much to the amazement of his coworkers.

Oct. 27, 2016

Staffers in Qatar have been working hard to lay boneyard residents to rest

Operation “Big Wheel” has been adding big numbers to scrap operations in Qatar with the arrival of 55 vehicles from the installation “boneyard” were scrapped onsite along with three truckloads of washers, dryers, bed frames and other miscellaneous scrap from Al Udeid Air Base.

Oct. 27, 2016

Okinawa Marine devises way to immediately treat battlefield injuries

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Cpl. Matthew A. Long, a motor transport mechanic, won in a Marine Corps wide logistical innovation competition. Long designed a tear proof package to sit behind a Small Arms Protective Insert, to be filled with a clotting agent as well as a pain-killing agent.

Oct. 27, 2016

Commentary: My first week with DLA

Shawn J. Jones is in his second week in DLA Troop Support's Corporate Communications office. While he's just beginning his DLA career, he's been with DLA for almost two decades.

Oct. 27, 2016

National Disability Awareness Month promotes empathy, understanding

Associates at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime attended presentations and workshops Oct. 19 that provided insight into the world of their coworkers who have disabilities. The Columbus

Oct. 27, 2016

Monsters, humans unite to dash, walk at Halloween 5K

Costumed characters, ghouls and other eccentric spirits made the McNamara Headquarters Complex a frightful scene as they ran and walked together Oct. 26 — along with plenty of regular humans.

Oct. 26, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Lisa R. Hosecloth

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Lisa Hosecloth, a customer support manager at DLA Aviation Warner Robins, Georgia has been with DLA for 34 years.

Oct. 26, 2016

Advocate for deaf community bridges communication gap

The Equal Employment Offices of the McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant agencies hosted a final event to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness month Oct. 25. Katrina Labouliere, a sign language interpreter, spoke to employees about “Creating a Deaf-Friendly Environment.”

Oct. 26, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin

Army Command Sgt. Major Charles Tobin, DLA's senior enlisted leader, candidly shares how he overcame personal challenges in the latest video highlighting the resiliency of DLA employees.