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Sept. 14, 2016

Ennis, past deputy, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, three-term mayor, named for Hall of Fame

In 1984, David Ennis was voted one of 10 Outstanding DLA Personnel; in 2016 he is one of seven honorees to join the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 13, 2016

Collaborative acquisition equips Soldiers and Marines to fight and win

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps System Command website — In a series of ongoing efforts, Marine Corps Systems Command and the Army’s Program Executive Office - Soldier are collaborating to develop, test and deliver ever-better capabilities for Marines and Soldiers.

Sept. 13, 2016

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna remembers 9/11 and POW/MIAs during ceremony

On September 9, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees gathered two days before the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to remember and honor those who died on that day, and those men and women who selflessly responded with courage and compassion. The ceremony also remembered those American warriors who are listed as Prisoners of War or still Missing in Action.

Sept. 13, 2016

DSCC employees fight hunger with canned food construction competition

Two rooms inside Defense Supply Center Columbus were briefly transformed into a display area for scale models of famous buildings and other 3D artwork – all made from non-perishable food

Sept. 13, 2016

Mechanicsburg DLA Divisions Team Up for Feds Feed Families

Three individual DLA offices recently combined their efforts for the recently concluded Feds Feed Families campaign.  DLA Document Services, DLA Disposition, and DLA Maritime Mechanicsburg made a

Sept. 13, 2016

Property disposal specialist killed in Bagram to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Krissie Davis, a civilian DLA employee killed while on her second volunteer deployment in June 2015, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 13, 2016

Army, DLA senior leaders discuss ways to improve readiness via close work on metrics, other areas

Senior leaders from the Army and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed how they can better track and project shortages in military equipment and more fully adopt a common system for monitoring disposal of excess or worn-out equipment at the annual Army/DLA Day at the Pentagon Sept. 8.

Sept. 12, 2016

Workforce gathers to observe Patriot Day

Defense Logistics Agency employees and other members of the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center workforce started their day today remembering the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept.11, 2001.

Sept. 12, 2016

Forums aim to improve employee readiness during emergencies

National Preparedness Month Open Forum held on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, provides employees with information and open dialogue with DLA officials from the police, fire and emergency services, criminal intelligence, physical security and antiterrorism offices.

Sept. 12, 2016

DLA Hall of Fame 2016: Adolphi excels as leader, citizen-soldier in a career of firsts

On each day leading up to the 2016 DLA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sept. 20, dla.mil will highlight the career of one of the seven new honorees. Today's feature explores the achievements of Celia Adolphi, who served as the first civilian deputy director of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Reserve Force and was first woman in the Army Reserve to attain the rank of major general.