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Dec. 7, 2019

Program participants start new career path

Prior to administering the oath, Cannon and his senior leadership team took a moment to get to know the new associates and provide words of wisdom as they start their new career path. A common theme of advice to the class members was to be open to opportunities -- whether it be a new area of interest or moving site locations—to get outside of their respective comfort zones, to grow, to find mentors and be mentors themselves.

Dec. 6, 2019

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrate holiday traditions

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees united to celebrate holiday traditions including the annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday social Dec. 5.

Dec. 6, 2019

DLA at DMC

Leaders from government, industry and academia met in Arizona this week for the four-day Defense Manufacturing Conference, based on the theme “Defense Manufacturing Focused on Warfighter Dominance.”

Dec. 6, 2019

DLA Energy dominates recognition awards

DLA Energy employees excelled in the 52nd Annual DLA Employee Recognition Awards earning 13 awards, more than any other DLA military support command or directorate. 

Dec. 5, 2019

Mentor program continues philanthropy, expands workforce impact

Employees from a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support mentoring program assembled care packages and wrote cards for deployed warfighters to support morale and resiliency at an event Dec. 3 in Philadelphia. The program began in the Industrial Hardware supply chain, but has become a cross-organizational collaborative program with mentors and mentees from all of Troop support’s supply chains.

Dec. 5, 2019

Cannon wraps up year with worldwide town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addressed his command’s worldwide workforce during an end-of-year town hall Dec. 3 in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Dec. 5, 2019

FMWR promoting resiliency and readiness on Defense Supply Center Richmond

At high noon, on the first Wednesday of every month, for the past five months, anywhere from two to a dozen people gathered at either Parker Pond Pavilion or the Community Center on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to learn different ways to recharge their mental and physical batteries.

Dec. 5, 2019

Maintainers ensure F-35A stays safe, stealthy

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 388th Fighter Wing website — If every other system on a fighter aircraft fails, there’s one that has to work. The ejection system.

Dec. 5, 2019

ASOC Futures Branch chief predicts greater agency role in force sustainment

Rick Iwanski heads up a small branch in the Defense Logistics Agency’s Agency Synchronization Operations Center and works to strengthen relationships with the Joint Chiefs of Staff to support warfighters’ future supply and sustainment needs.

Dec. 4, 2019

Paul Riggs joins the PaCE program

Paul Riggs is assigned to the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program as a Property Disposal Specialist with Environmental duties.