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Archive: October, 2019

Oct. 30, 2019

Document of the Month: The Pentagon Papers

Few people know DLA was involved with the recovery of the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret history of the Vietnam Conflict commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA Troop Support Academy brings ‘Warfighter First’ mission to life for new employees

During the DLA Troop Support Academy, held over three days at the agency’s headquarters in Philadelphia from Oct. 22-24, about 100 employees learned more about the organization from leaders and subject matter experts from the five supply chains and other organizational areas.

Oct. 30, 2019

Voluntary Protection Program recognizes safe operations at DLA sites

Five Defense Logistics Agency sites participate in an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program that encourages employees and managers to excel at safe workplace practices while maintaining injury rates below the national average.

Oct. 30, 2019

Top logistic officials from the Republic of Korea visit DLA Distribution San Diego

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, hosted Republic of South Korea Army Maj. Gen. San Ho Lee and members of his staff from Combined Forces Command Korea for a briefing and tour Sept. 19.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA delivers fresh baked goods to Naval Station Rota

DLA helped improve sailors’ morale aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain, with the delivery of local fresh baked goods.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA Susquehanna Child Development Center tours firehouse during National Fire Prevention Week

It has become customary for most fire departments to visit public schools during Fire Prevention Week in order to acquaint children with the dangers of fire. For the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department, the closest thing to a school is the on-base Child Development Center, a day care and prekindergarten facility. So, 25 pre-K students were treated to a tour of the firehouse Oct. 10.

Oct. 30, 2019

The Business Support Directorate held a culture event Tuesday evening

Riding the success for the inaugural Business Support Evening Out in July 2019, members of the Business Support Directorate began their quest to find the best local pizzeria with another Evening Out.

Oct. 29, 2019

New DLA Energy Deputy Commander announced

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams announced the selection of William (Eric) Smith for the Senior Executive Service position of DLA Energy Deputy Commander.

Oct. 29, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Arthur Everette II

People with disabilities have a purpose, says Arthur Everette II, a contract specialist for DLA Energy’s Utilities Privatization Division.

Oct. 29, 2019

Industrial Hardware employees engage industry, take lessons back

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware supply chain acted as organization ambassadors, while learning more about the items they buy for warfighters at bicoastal industry engagement meetings. The IH cross-functional group of pre- and post-award acquisitions, technical/quality and supply specialists attended the International Fastener Expo Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Design-2-Part Show Oct. 23-24 in Oaks, Pennsylvania.