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Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.

Nov. 6, 2019

Veterans Day program focuses on building history, suicide prevention

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s Veterans Day program took place today with James Doelling, director of the Battle Creek, Michigan V.A. Medical Center serving as guest speaker. Doelling’s presentation in part focused on preventing veteran suicide. “It’s preventable by you,” he said while pointing to members of the audience. “Reach out to someone who looks like they are having a rough time,” he said.

Nov. 6, 2019

Youngstown State University STEM Expo

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate participated in the 2019 Youngstown State University STEM Expo on Oct. 3, to discuss internships and full-time employment with undergraduates.

Nov. 6, 2019

Marines celebrate 244th birthday in Battle Creek

They may work for different parts of the Defense Logistics Agency now, but most of the attendees at the Nov. 5 ceremony in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s Palm Garden Room all shared the same title – Marine. They assembled to celebrate the Marine Corps 244th birthday with a cake and the usual traditions.

Nov. 6, 2019

Marines celebrate 244 years of persistence

Guest speaker Brig. Gen. Arthur Pasagian, commander, Marine Corps Systems Command reminded McNamara Headquarters Complex employees to recall the dedication of Marines past and present during the Marine Corps' 244th birthday celebration Nov. 5.

Nov. 6, 2019

Energy’s Employee Spotlight: Andrew Trask

A multifaceted fuel logistician, Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Andrew Trask has almost done it all.

Nov. 6, 2019

Resiliency Fair highlights new Wellness Center

Wellness Center debuts at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Resiliency Fair, offering 20 minute meditative sessions.

Nov. 5, 2019

Fueling the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dover Air Force Base website —The mission of the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings at Dover Air Force Base is to provide worldwide rapid global airlift. The flying squadrons of Dover account for 20 percent of the nation’s outsized strategic airlift capability. Dover is also home to the largest aerial port in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 5, 2019

Marines converge on Defense Supply Center Richmond for three-day course

Close to 45 Marines, sailors and Department of Defense civilians from around the country and as far away as Japan, converged on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the Defense Logistics Agency Marine Aviation Wholesale Resident Course Oct. 28-30. This is the second year the course was held in Richmond.

Nov. 5, 2019

IT analyst learns software development, best practices at Microsoft

Information Technology Project Analyst Rick Boesen appreciates taking on more leadership roles and learning from industry partners at Microsoft through the Defense Department’s Training with Industry Program.