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Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.

Oct. 21, 2019

Engineers defend title at annual boat race

To fans of the late 60s comedy Gilligan’s Island, the crew of the SS Minnow were known for their doomed “three-hour tour” that ended with them shipwrecked and marooned on an uncharted island. But for fans of the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Navy Cardboard Regatta, the two-man crew of the re-tooled SS “Winnow” are known as four-time champions of the center’s annual boat race in celebration of the U.S Navy’s 244th birthday.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSA supports Cuban Missile Crisis 1 year after founding

By quickly responding during to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Defense Supply Agency proved itself as the nation’s preeminent source of combat logistics.

Oct. 21, 2019

National Domestic Violence Awareness month focuses on technology-facilitated abuse

2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign theme is "Raising Awareness on Technology-facilitated Abuse

Oct. 18, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Angie Shannon

Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace where she is able to thrive. She also participated in a new partnership between DLA and Gallaudet University that sustains Defense Department leadership support to hiring disabled employees.

Oct. 18, 2019

65th Infantry ‘Borinqueneers’ honored at annual heritage event

The Defense Federal Community honored a unique military unit during its annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Oct. 2. The observance commemorated the historical contributions of the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment – a unit comprised mainly of Hispanic Soldiers and known as the Borinqueneers for its Puerto Rican roots.

Oct. 18, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes new Deputy Commander

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s newly appointed Deputy Commander Ken Watson officially reported for duty Oct 15. He replaced Steven Alsup, who retired from the Senior Executive Service corps this past June after more than 33 years of federal service.

Oct. 18, 2019

Personnel management official touts need for diversity, inclusion

Guest speaker Zina Sutch, deputy associate director of outreach, diversity and inclusion at the Office of Personnel Management educated McNamara Headquarters Complex employees on the importance of diversity and inclusion in personal and professional environments.

Oct. 18, 2019

DLA PaCE graduates on pathway to success

The DLA PaCE graduation marked the end of one path and the start of another for nine graduates in Battle Creek, Michigan. While most of the PaCE graduates fill various roles around the world for DLA upon graduation, Group 34 is unique. The entire class is graduating from and entering positions in Battle Creek.

Oct. 18, 2019

Adrianne Gelletich graduates the PaCE program

Adrianne Gelletich graduated from the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program Oct. 17 in Battle Creek, Michigan. Gelletich will remain in Battle Creek as a contract specialist working for DLA Disposition Services J7- Contracting.