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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 23, 2019

National Preparedness Month: Soft Target Awareness

In recent years, numerous violent extremists have targeted movie theaters, shopping centers, marketplaces, schools, night clubs, transportation systems, concerts, sporting events, public arenas and other crowded places in attempts to inflict mass casualties, terrify the public and/or influence public policies. Regrettably, intentional mass casualty incidents are increasing worldwide, especially here within the U.S.

Sept. 23, 2019

Director of DLA Distribution Albany, Georgia, retires

With 33 years of service to the federal government, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Albany, Georgia, Director Rita W. Varner is retiring.“Twenty-seven of my 33 years of service have been with

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates 72 years of the Air Force service

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team came together Sept. 18 to celebrate the United States Air Force’s 72nd birthday.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA joins the Air Force in celebrating its 72nd birthday

Members of the DSCR workforce, including military, government civilians and defense contractors, came together on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18.

Sept. 20, 2019

Ohio Airmen celebrate 72 years of aerial support

The senior Air Force officer in command of The Ohio State University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps highlighted the Defense Federal Community’s 72nd Air Force birthday Sept. 18 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Operations Center Auditorium.

Sept. 20, 2019

Joint Force Energy Wargame

Fuel storage, distribution capacity and threats to energy supply chains were tested during the Joint Force Energy Wargame at U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii, Aug. 19-23.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA Disposition Services’ expeditionary team puts excess property in its place

DLA Disposition Services disposes of excess property around the world. The military services partner with DLA at the strategic level, allowing the mission to thrive.

Sept. 19, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Elsie Valdes

Protocol specialist Elsie Valdes values DLA's commitment to providing disaster support and humanitarian aid along with the friendships she's forged during the 14 years she's worked for the agency.

Sept. 18, 2019

Employees set new high in fight against hunger

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees donated a record-high 4,279 pounds during the Feds Feed Families food drive to help fight hunger in Philadelphia.

Sept. 18, 2019

A Letter to my Dad

In a recently released Defense Visual Information Distribution Service video, Air Force 1st Lt. Brad Worley reads the letter he wrote to his dad telling him about everything he has missed, highlighting that the effects of suicide can have a lasting effect on family, friends, and communities.