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Archive: April, 2016

April 29, 2016

Children of Headquarters employees get to see Mom, Dad in the 'real world'

Children of McNamara Headquarters Complex employees took a break from school to “shadow” their parents during “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” April 28. HQC Morale, Welfare and Recreation sponsored the event.

April 29, 2016

Susquehanna’s Blazevic has been named Employee of the Week

Peter Blazevic, lead supply technician in the Special Commodities Branch of the bulk division at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of April 25 to 29.

April 29, 2016

Denim Day brings awareness to sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day was an event which encouraged people to wear jeans (denim) to help raise awareness and promote prevention of rape and sexual assaults. Land and Maritime leadership approved Wed., April 27th as a command sponsored opportunity to show support for Denim Day.

April 29, 2016

Document Services supports sailors’ career advancement

Over the span of nine months, the Document Services team processed 358,686 exams in 9,767 individual print orders for the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center.

April 28, 2016

Disposition Services deputy commander visits Distribution Bahrain

Army Col. Wayne J. Bondy Jr., deputy director of Disposition Services, visited DLA Distribution Bahrain on April 20. He was accompanied by disposition area manager, Tony Cameron and operations officer, Army Capt. Jason Arikian from Disposition Services Central, Kuwait.

April 28, 2016

Supplier Industry Day provides engagement opportunities

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Industry Day kicked off April 19 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. According to DLA Aviation Director of Supplier Operations Navy CAPT Robert Keating, who provided the opening remarks, it was the largest Supplier Industry Day to date, with more than 100 vendors attending.

April 27, 2016

DLA Troop Support employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Troop Support employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 27.

April 27, 2016

DSCC women attend workshop on “How to Become an SES”

The EEO Federal Women’s Program hosted a workshop for GS-12’s and above on “How to Become a Senior Executive Service (SES).” It was conducted by Elizabeth B. Kolmstetter, PH.D, Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a total of 40 employees from the federal community participated in this workshop.

April 27, 2016

DLA Aviation leads bio-based synthetic oil testing for federal vehicles

Non-tactical federal vehicles may soon become less environmentally harmful, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hazardous Minimization and Green Products Program.

April 27, 2016

Sign language interpreter training focuses on Middle Eastern culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Equal Employment, Opportunity and Diversity Office hosted a Federal Interpreter Training Workshop April 8 in Chester, Virginia.