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Archive: May, 2016

May 31, 2016

DSCR celebrates Holocaust Days of Remembrance

Holocaust is a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire." According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, District of Columbia, the Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.

May 31, 2016

Anniston’s commander recognized for outstanding achievements during tenure

Army Lt. Col. Hattie Richardson has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her achievements while serving as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala. During her tenure, her leadership resulted in the organization performing well above the DLA standards in quality, performance, accountability, and safety.

May 31, 2016

Distribution commander guides local high school students in future planning

DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix met with approximately 300 Penn Manor High School students, during two assemblies, to discuss their futures on May 20.

May 27, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: APEx model enhances DLA Aviation process design

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is continuing its journey building a process excellence culture using a new DLA Aviation Process Excellence methodology known as APEx. APEx strengthens our ties to the DLA director’s process excellence vision by implementing process management methodologies that enhance the way we manage, evaluate, refine, and communicate process design.

May 27, 2016

Susquehanna’s Murphy selected as Employee of the Week

Army Sgt. Adam Murphy, employee assigned to the transportation branch at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 23 to 27.

May 27, 2016

Troop Support employees gets physical during FEW 5K

More than 75 DLA Troop Support employees participated in the second annual Federally Employed Women's 5K Walk/Run May 25.

May 27, 2016

Employees remember Pearl Harbor nurses during Memorial Day ceremony

Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees heard stories about military nurses that survived the attack on Pearl Harbor as part of a Memorial Day observation May 26.

May 27, 2016

Philly councilman shares family legacy of forgiveness during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

David Oh shared stories of his personal and family’s history, reflecting on this year’s national theme, “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

May 26, 2016

Small named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden employee Melissa Small was honored as the March 2016 Employee of the Month in a ceremony May 19. Small works remotely from Huntsville, Alabama, as a contracting officer aligned with DLA Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate in Ogden, Utah.

May 26, 2016

Washington National Guard learns language of DLA food support

When the Washington Army National Guard decided it needed a better way to provide food to guardsmen, it reached out to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence team.