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Nov. 20, 2019

DLA director checks in with Shadow Program alumni

The Defense Logistics Agency Shadow Program was established in September 2018 to offer high-performing employees the opportunity to follow and observe the DLA Director's activities over a three-day period.

Nov. 20, 2019

Associates recognize World Diabetes Day

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Wellness Council along with the Diabetes Support Group sponsored a Lunch and Learn for associates recognizing World Diabetes Day Nov. 14 in the Building 20 Cardinal Room.

Nov. 20, 2019

DLA Distribution employee recalls tragic events that led to a successful career

When the city of Saigon, Vietnam, was seized by communist forces in 1975 it marked the end of war in that country the minds of many Americans. But for thousands of United States allies, the Fall of Saigon was the beginning of life-altering events.

Nov. 19, 2019

Kathy Williams – Small Business Icon

A strong advocate for small businesses, Kathy Williams’ single-minded focus to increase participation and maximize opportunities for small businesses propelled her into the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame.

Nov. 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Matthew Kidd

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Nov. 19, 2019

Distribution San Diego hosts retired Navy Vice Admiral Walter Davis

Distribution San Diego hosts retired Navy Vice Admiral Walter Davis

Nov. 18, 2019

Excess ARNORTH computer equipment provides educational opportunities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In the early morning hours of Nov. 15, U.S. Army North personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston quietly loaded 100 excess laptops and peripherals into a rental trailer, which departed the area headed east. Its final destination was Wilkinson County High School in Woodville, Mississippi, thanks to the Department of Defense’s Computers for Learning program.

Nov. 18, 2019

Four legends join DLA Energy Hall of Fame

Kay Bushman, Lawrence Ervin, retired Army Col. Gregory Gibbons and Kathy Williams joined the list of distinguished Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame inductees in a ceremony at McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 13.

Nov. 18, 2019

Finance employee praised for ingenuity

A systems accountant for business analysis and integration with DLA Finance at DLA Disposition Services, was recently honored with a “Ya Done Good” award for solutions affecting financial procedures and systemic concerns.

Nov. 18, 2019

Marine Corps turns 244

The Defense Supply Center Columbus commemorated the U.S. Marine Corps’ 244th birthday Nov. 13 in a “Tun Tavern”-style celebration at the installation’s Bunker reception hall hosted by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.