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Archive: March, 2016

March 24, 2016

Troop Support helps service members celebrate Palm Sunday, Easter

Military service members around the world observed Palm Sunday and will celebrate Easter with some help from DLA Troop Support.

March 24, 2016

HQC employees learn how to balance home, work life

Setting boundaries and taking at least 15 minutes of “me” time a day are among the tips employees received in a work-life balance presentation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 22.

March 24, 2016

DLA Disposition Services helps police raise autism awareness

A New Jersey police department is using a Humvee acquired through DoD's LESO program, which DLA Distribution Services administers, to raise awareness of autism among first responders and others.

March 23, 2016

Troop Support contracting officer follows Amazon model

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Troop Support employee who finds acquisition solutions for his customers was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites March 23.

March 23, 2016

C&T employees visit supplier, improve understanding of industry

Twelve Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees from the Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured a manufacturing plant that has been making uniforms for the U.S. military since World War II.

March 23, 2016

DSCR reaches crucial milestone in quest to achieve OSHA star

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is one step closer to receiving a star under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program.

March 23, 2016

Distribution Susquehanna’s Employee of the Week

David Spangenburg, lead supply technician at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been selected as Employee of the Week for the week of March 14 through 18.

March 23, 2016

Winter Warrior Project teams shed pounds with proper nutrition, fitness

A five-member team from DLA Installation Support is one of about 45 teams participating in the 12-week Winter Warrior Project, a fitness and nutrition challenge that has attracted more participation than any other program held by the McNamara Headquarters Complex Fitness Center.

March 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime engineer receives award at Pentagon ceremony

An expert in ceramic capacitors from Columbus was honored in the nation’s capital for research that will save the Defense Department millions of dollars.  The Defense Standardization Program Office

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.