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Nov. 9, 2018

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity

The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.

Nov. 8, 2018

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off to promote CFC campaign

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off Nov.7 in Philadelphia. The event was held to promote the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign season at DLA Troop Support and encourage employees to donate money or time to a charity or nonprofit organizations of their choice.

Nov. 8, 2018

Commentary: A veteran reflects on service, pride in fellow service members

Veterans Day honors the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The author shares why she joined the Army and continues to support fellow service members and veterans.

Nov. 8, 2018

Employees observe Native American Heritage Month

Local Defense Logistics Agency employees heard from Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi members as they talked about tribal history during an event Nov. 8.

Nov. 8, 2018

Family trees planted firmly around DLA Aviation - Richmond

As I sat down to write this article, a catchy tune came to mind, Sly and the Family Stone’s “Family Affair." I started thinking about the different family tree dynamics here at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia. I unearthed, with the help of some who’ve been around a lot longer than this boy, during the interviewing process; husbands and wives, three generations and in-laws.

Nov. 8, 2018

Former DLA Director provides a Back to Basics presentation during DLA Distribution's Leadership Training Summit

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. (Ret) Keith W. Lippert was the keynote speaker during DLA Distribution’s Leadership training summit held for commanders, directors and deputies here October 22-26, 2018.

Nov. 7, 2018

Guard oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 176th Wing website — Alaska Air National Guard aircrew flight equipment oxygen Airmen help 176th Wing aircrew breathe easy.

Nov. 7, 2018

Kathryn Fantasia honored as fuel contracting expert

Kathryn Fantasia’s 23 years of fuel contracting expertise during times of war and humanitarian disasters earned her a place of honor in the 2018 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame.

Nov. 7, 2018

New Cumberland installation celebrates 100 years with ribbon cutting

The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation continued its yearlong celebration of its centennial with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 1.

Nov. 7, 2018

Moments in leadership

As a military retiree, I vividly remember a variety of occasions where I was required to step up and take the lead. One specific incident which I’ll never forget occurred during the beginning of Operation Allied Force while stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy.