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Archive: July, 2016

July 30, 2016

DLA Director shares culture survey results, progress toward strategic plan goals

Mission and involvement were the most improved areas of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Culture Survey, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a town hall focusing on agency goals in areas such as people and culture at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 27.

July 29, 2016

DLA Aviation Academy educates military and civilians about critical assets supporting the nation’s warfighters

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Academy was held in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 19-21.

July 29, 2016

Food safety officer gets inside look at future military rations

A Subsistence chief food safety officer got an inside look into soldiers evaluating food rations during field trials at Fort Carson, Colorado. The field trials are conducted annually by the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center.

July 29, 2016

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi celebrates employees at the ballfield

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, had its 4th Annual DLA Distribution night with the Corpus Christi Hooks- the AA affiliate of the Houston Astros- as they faced off with the Frisco Roughriders July 14th at Whataburger Field.

July 29, 2016

Corpus Christi’s Ramirez receives Global Distribution Excellence: Special Services Civilian of the Year award

Bryan Ramirez, wood worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Special Services Civilian of the Year award for being a key member of the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Box Shop team.

July 29, 2016

New quick guides help DLA team members respond to sexual assaults

Two quick guides can help DLA employees and supervisors know the steps to take after a report of sexual assault.

July 28, 2016

Iwakuni personnel help clear the way for new commissary

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Japan are helping the Defense Commissary Agency, or “DeCA,” to make way for a new facility by providing disposal support for the removal of an old commissary.

July 28, 2016

Embrace diversity with the 2016 DSCC Installation People and Culture

Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) is celebrating the diversity of its 9,000-plus member workforce at the 2016 DSCC Installation People and Culture events Aug. 3. The theme is “E Pluribus Unum,” “Out of Many One,” a phrase that captures the symbolism of unity. The purpose of the event is to bring the virtual workforce together to embrace our diversity, enhance cultural understanding, and strengthen the unity of the DSCC workforce.

July 28, 2016

Commander to summer hires: you directly impact warfighter

Students in the Workforce Recruitment Program make a direct impact on the troops they support, the DLA Troop Support commander told the summer hires when he met with them July 20. The WRP connects federal and private sector employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities.

July 28, 2016

Anniston’s Hogan receives Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Civilian of the Year award

Susan Hogan, materials examiner and identifier at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Civilian of the Year award for her contributions to the distribution center during Care of Supplies in Storage process.