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Archive: September, 2016

Sept. 12, 2016

DLA Pacific welcomes new commander as Ellis receives accolades for job well done

Army Col. Rick Ellis relinquished his command of Defense Logistics Agency Pacific in a Sept. 6 ceremony aboard the historic USS Missouri, docked at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Sept. 9, 2016

Agency designates day to promote resilience

The Defense Logistics Agency sponsored its first Resiliency Day, emphasizing the theme, “Resiliency in Action” at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 7.

Sept. 9, 2016

Commander says DSCR is ready for OSHA star at Safety Town Hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted a Voluntary Protection Programs Safety Town Hall Sept. 6, at which he told Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees that Defense Supply Center Richmond is ready for its star.

Sept. 9, 2016

Tobyhanna distribution center welcomes new commander

Army Lt. Col. Jerome (Jay) Barnard assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., in a ceremony on September 9. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Sept. 9, 2016

September/October 2016 Loglines magazine now available

The latest issue of Loglines magazine features stories from across the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 8, 2016

Richmond’s Strategic Acquisition’s deputy director speaks at Women’s Equality Day

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees celebrated Women's Equality Day Aug. 31 in the Lotts Conference Center with guest speaker, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's Army Col. Kim Thomas, a decorated military leader with over 21 years of commissioned service and the current deputy director of Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate. Thomas spoke about her military career beginning as a private first class, her personal mentors and the importance of celebrating Women’s Equality Day.

Sept. 8, 2016

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Patrick Upton

DLA Aviation spotlights Patrick Upton, a lead customer support specialist working in the Engines Branch at Oklahoma City.

Sept. 8, 2016

As school year begins, Subsistence continues produce support for students

As another school year starts, DLA Troop Support is set to provide fresh produce for students at approximately 12,000 schools throughout the U.S. In a partnership with the USDA, Subsistence provides produce to schools in 48 states.

Sept. 8, 2016

Tobyhanna marks outgoing commander’s accomplishments

As Army Lt. Col. John Turner prepares to depart tomorrow as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., the distribution center celebrated his accomplishments during his tour.

Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.