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Nov. 25, 2019

The Defense Federal Community celebrates Native American Heritage Month

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Native American Heritage Month Nov. 19 in the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms. November is National Native American Heritage Month. It's a time to affirm our commitment to working toward a society that fosters a deeper understanding and appreciation for the diversity of culture and history of the 573 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native nations in our country.

Nov. 23, 2019

Feeding the fight: The 776th EABS Services team

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Services team sustains the mission at Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, by feeding, housing and providing entertainment to the men and women working on the installation and supporting the U.S. Air Force’s African partners in their efforts to prevent destabilization of the region.

Nov. 22, 2019

Senior Counsel inducted into Energy Hall of Fame

Known for her ability to break out in song and perform as one of the Andrews Sisters, Kay Bushman broke the mold of a straitlaced office lawyer. A methodical leader, masterful negotiator, talented mediator and trusted mentor, Bushman joined the elite group of former DLA Energy employees in the DLA Energy Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 13. 

Nov. 22, 2019

Troop Support “stands down” for safety, resiliency

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were educated on warning signs of stress overload and ways to balance work and personal life during a “Safety Stand Down” event Nov. 21 in Philadelphia. Throughout the day, employees had opportunities to attend a presentation from DLA Chaplain Army Col. Robert Wichman, speak one-on-one with him and participate in discussions focused on safety and resilience.

Nov. 22, 2019

DLA Troop Support celebrates newest group of PaCE graduates

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the most recent group of students to complete the Pathways to Career Excellence Program during a graduation ceremony Nov. 19 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 22, 2019

Tips to help employees practice safety during the holiday season

It is that time of year again and with winter fast approaching Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.

Nov. 22, 2019

New DLA CIO orientation to DLA Distribution focuses on technology as key enabler to modernization

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team zeroed in on technology as a key enabler to DLA Distribution’s modernization efforts during a Nov. 15 orientation brief and tour for DLA’s new Chief Information Officer, Dr. George Duchak, Senior Executive Service.

Nov. 21, 2019

Native American speakers share history, pride

Two Native American women spoke at the McNamara Headquarters Complex National American Indian Heritage Month observance Nov. 20. The event fostered a deeper understanding for the culture and history of the 573 federally recognized American Indian and Alaskan Native nations in the U.S.

Nov. 21, 2019

EOQ winner hoping to learn more about disposal mission

Shontavia Ortega was recently named Employee of the Quarter.

Nov. 21, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime People and Culture Director retirement announced

A Retirement Ceremony in honor of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime People and Culture Director, Robert L. Boggs Ph.D, is being held in the Building 20 Auditorium Dec. 11 at 10 a.m.