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Oct. 13, 2016

Troop Support celebrates Navy’s 241st birthday

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Navy’s 241st birthday and the service’s tradition, pride and core values after a senior leader staff meeting Oct. 11.

Oct. 13, 2016

Deputy commander conducts safety inspection as Troop Support reaches for star status

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support took a step towards achieving recognition for workplace safety with a senior leader inspection Sept. 29.

Oct. 13, 2016

Yokosuka commander receives Defense Meritorious Service award

Outgoing DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, commander Navy Cmdr. Brian Johnson has received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements in leading the distribution center from June 2014 to October 2016.

Oct. 13, 2016

Domestic Violence Awareness Month a call to prevent, assist

One in four women and one in seven men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every October, National Domestic Awareness Month is observed to prevent domestic abuse and intimate-partner violence.

Oct. 13, 2016

DLA Profiles in Resiliency, Howard Jenkins

Employee resiliency is something we can all support. This Profile in Resiliency video highlights Howard Jenkins, DLA Land and Maritime, sharing his story and what he did to stay strong and resilient.

Oct. 13, 2016

Brad Bunn, Director, DLA Human Resources, Resiliency Address

Brad Bunn, Director, DLA Human Resources talks to employees about resiliency and the services available to them through the Employee Assistance Program.

Oct. 12, 2016

Troop Support leaders impressed by blind employees at local manufacturer

Creating something for America's warfighters gives blind employees at a local military clothing manufacturer a sense of self-worth, said a DLA Troop Support senior leader who recently visited Bestwork Industries for the Blind in New Jersey.

Oct. 12, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Luis Alejo

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Luis Alejo, is a customer support specialist at Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia. He is dedicated to serving the warfighter and providing them the support they need when they need it.

Oct. 12, 2016

Speaker shares advice for living with disability, working with disabled coworkers

A manager from the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shared her agency’s advice on what to do if you become disabled and offered tips for interacting courteously with people who have disabilities, in an Oct. 11 presentation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 12, 2016

DLA Energy provides fuel support to Hurricane Matthew relief

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing essential fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Matthew relief operations in the United States and Haiti.