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Nov. 4, 2019

Distribution’s Diggs participates in a once in a lifetime event

Distribution's Diggs, a graduate of the Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program, participates in wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nov. 4, 2019

Navy, DLA officials discuss readiness, new Agency Synchronization Operations Center

Navy and DLA leaders discussed cost transparency, material availability, forward stock positioning and DLA's ASOC mission during Navy/DLA Day.

Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Nov. 4, 2019

Parade goers in Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual “Spooktacular” Halloween Parade step off dressed to impress

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Child and Youth Program host annual Halloween parade Oct. 31.

Nov. 3, 2019

MWR hosts first DSCR trunk or treat event

Ghost, goblins, superheroes, princesses and many other costumed characters came out for the first installation Halloween Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31 in the Community Recreation Center.

Nov. 2, 2019

Signs may not say DRMO anymore, but sites still have same great service

People are creatures of habit, so it is not unusual for people who remember when some Defense Logistics Agency sites were known as the Defense Reutilization Marketing Office as the place to go when a unit had something that didn’t work anymore or was no longer needed.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime Academy focuses on Warfighter First

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer opened the DLA Land and Maritime Academy by shaking hands with each attendee at the Oct. 22 event. He reminded them of the importance of our mission - Warfighter First. The academy serves to increase DLA Land and Maritime employees understanding of our mission and how it’s accomplished.

Nov. 1, 2019

Land and Maritime veteran runs Marine Corps Marathon in honor of fallen

Jon Ferguson trained for four months – covering roughly 400 miles – to prepare himself for a big moment in late October. The Marine Corps veteran and current Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate completed the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. It was Ferguson’s first time running the race and second marathon ever.

Nov. 1, 2019

USACE, DLA discuss mutual goals, connectivity

Discussions during the Oct. 31 USACE/DLA Partnership Day underscored the two organizations' overlapping missions and future customer support goals.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.