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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 16, 2016

Former POW survived by following code of conduct

Nothing meant more in captivity than seeing the American flag, a former prisoner of war said about his experience during a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony Sept.15 at NSA Philadelphia.

Sept. 16, 2016

DLA celebrates with open house at Fort Bragg facility

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Division will host an open house Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Forces Command Intelligence Readiness and Operations Center on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Sept. 16, 2016

Red River’s Chatman makes use of DLA’s Health and Wellness program to lose 130 pounds

Roshad Chatman, a material handler at DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, faced a harsh reality when at 409 pounds, he lost his license to drive the stock selector. The stock selector license carries a weight limit of 300 pounds, meaning he would have to lose 109 pounds.

Sept. 16, 2016

Kluczynski, developer of leaders, to join DLA Hall of Fame

A program that helps transform Defense Logistics Agency employees into leaders is a legacy that earned Paula Kluczynski a posthumous place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 15, 2016

Employees share stories of strength during Resiliency Day

Beating cancer, overcoming a fire, getting fit. Three employees shared their stories of strength in the face of adversity with coworkers during DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency Day.

Sept. 15, 2016

Aviation employee's theme chosen for 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month

The 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month theme, “Embracing, Enriching, and Enabling America” was submitted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Maurice Sanabria, chief, Command Programs Office in the Command Support Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. This is the second national theme win for Sanabria. His theme was also selected in 2012.

Sept. 15, 2016

NPM event focuses on workplace preparedness

It is important to be prepared for an emergency because you never know when a disaster will strike, an emergency management officer said at DLA Troop Support’s annual National Preparedness Month event Sept. 8

Sept. 15, 2016

Galbraith, force behind critical distribution system, joins DLA Hall of Fame

One of the 2016 inductees into the DLA Hall of Fame, Kent “Rocky” Galbraith, spent 38 years with DLA, beginning as a warehouse worker at Defense Depot Ogden Utah in 1966.

Sept. 14, 2016

From Ship to Ship: Replenishment at Sea

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Marines and Sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group participated in a replenishment at sea in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 12, 2016.

Sept. 14, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Clara Griffin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Clara Griffin is a customer account specialist in the Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. Griffin supports the Air Force’s C-5 Galaxy and the C-17 Globemaster aircraft weapon systems. As a retired Army first sergeant, responsible for logistics support to soldiers, Griffin is proud to work for the very same organization that served as a major source of supply when she was enlisted in the U.S. Army.