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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.

Nov. 1, 2019

The haunting of the historic Bellwood Manor House on DSCR takes center stage on Halloween

The Bellwood manor House on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County. It’s also known as the home to all sorts of ghosts and goblins.

Nov. 1, 2019

Liquid Logisticians Conduct Mission in Middle East

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Petroleum supply specialists, categorized as military occupational specialty (MOS) 92F, oversee the Army's use of petroleum - but their duties far exceed those of gas station clerks.

Nov. 1, 2019

Runners, walkers brave inclement weather for Halloween 5K

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees participated in the HQC annual Monster Dash 5K Oct. 31 despite the threat of severe weather conditions.

Nov. 1, 2019

SDDC Deputy Commander visits DLA Distribution, tours EDC

Army Col. Lillard D. Evans, deputy commander of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Oct. 15, for a general overview on DLA Distribution’s mission and function and a discussion about consolidation and containerization point eligibility and the need for a west coast port of embarkment.