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Dec. 16, 2019

Distribution kicks off Holiday Spirit Week with tree lighting ceremony

Holiday tree lighting event shines bright at DLA Distribution

Dec. 13, 2019

Federal Center adopts 72 families of Veterans for Christmas

DLA associates at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan, support the US military all year, but as Christmas time draws near, they extend that support to their neighbors. Working with the Salvation Army, groups of HDIFC employees adopted 135 local individuals, providing food and gifts for the holidays.

Dec. 13, 2019

Bensley students warm up DSCR tree lighting ceremony with “Hot Chocolate”

The holiday season can be tricky when it comes to Virginia weather. Like a polar vortex in reverse, warm weather made its appearance during the 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 10. Despite the unseasonably mild temperatures, nearly 400 Defense Logistics Agency military and civilian employees and military members from other organizations on the installation were still able to experience what the Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus sang about: “This Magic Season.”

Dec. 13, 2019

Employee Assistance Program offers tips to reduce holiday stress

It's the time of year many Defense Logistics Agency employees’ thoughts turn to shopping, traveling and spending time with family members. But during the holiday season, stress levels can rise with parties and gift-giving. DLA’s Employee Assistance Program provider suggests ways to maintain realistic expectations and reduce anxiety.

Dec. 13, 2019

Distribution’s Barr volunteers to cover local area veterans with blankets, essential items

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employee volunteers time to Military Veterans Emphasis Program.

Dec. 12, 2019

Context matters: different approaches to looking at people, problems

Leaders at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support invited guest speakers to discuss management concepts, techniques and tools to create a balanced and developed workforce with an increased capacity to innovate and solve future sustainment challenges.

Dec. 12, 2019

Cayetano honored as DLA’s NCO of the Year

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sabrina Cayetano was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 12, 2019

SEA Card delivers in the Arctic

When the Navy destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) needed fuel in the northern Atlantic, they used DLA Energy’s Ships’ bunkers easy acquisition, or SEA, Card online system.

Dec. 12, 2019

San Joaquin’s Zhang chosen as DLA Outstanding Senior Enlisted Reservist of the Year

Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Ke Zhang, unit senior enlisted leader, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, has been awarded DLA Outstanding Senior Enlisted Reservist of the Year for fiscal year 2019.

Dec. 12, 2019

Norfolk’s Larkin chosen as DLA Outstanding Junior Enlisted Reservist of the Year

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mary M. Larkin, distribution process worker, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, has been awarded DLA Outstanding Junior Enlisted Reservist of the Year for fiscal year 2019.