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Oct. 24, 2016

DSCR’s annual flu shots begin Oct. 26

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, Fire and Emergency Services will provide flu shots to active duty military, and civilian government employees with a valid DoD identification card beginning Oct. 26 in the Lott’s Conference Center

Oct. 24, 2016

New Cumberland Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation host 5k in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to help raise awareness against domestic violence, the Family Advocacy Program and MWR New Cumberland Fitness Department hosted the Domestic Violence Awareness 5K Fun Run and two-mile walk on October 19.

Oct. 24, 2016

Land and Maritime welcomes Medal of Honor recipient

Courage, bravery, valor, – these are just a few of the attributes our military members embrace when unselfishly serving their country. In some unique cases, more than 4,000 to date throughout military

Oct. 24, 2016

New process incorporates digital telework requests with timekeeping system

For eligible employees, telework provides a means of meeting mission requirements at an alternate work site while eliminating stressors associated with commutes, parking and common workplace interruptions. Currently, approximately 16,000 Defense Logistics Agency employees are telework eligible.

Oct. 24, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Phil Dawson

When a DLA employee's personal life took an unexpected turn, he sought help from the Employee Assistance Program. Sharing his feelings helped him develop resiliency and emotional wellness.

Oct. 23, 2016

DLA Disposition Services support Department of Veteran’s Affairs veteran stand down

Veterans Day was celebrated on October 21 in a small Battle Creek, Michigan, gymnasium with no flags, no band, and no speeches.

Oct. 21, 2016

KC-135 Block 45 Program Acquisition Innovation saves millions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tinker Air Force Base website — The KC-135 Block 45 program, a nomenclature for Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management is an avionics upgrade that has recently achieved tremendous success. The KC-135 program office crafted a contracting model to bolster small business participation for parts kits, which resulted in significant savings to the government.

Oct. 21, 2016

Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 members of the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

Oct. 21, 2016

#InclusionWorks, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrated at DSCR

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month Program kicked off October 18 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, retired Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathy Tilbury, a program management analyst with Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Research and Resource Analysis, spoke about how adaptive sports have restored her ability to be an athlete.

Oct. 21, 2016

Educator, therapist explains hidden disabilities

Many disabilities are not obvious to others but are just as life-changing, according to a psychologist, pastor and former professor in a presentation to DLA leaders and employees recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.