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Sept. 30, 2020

DSCC activities support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October has been National Domestic Violence Awareness Month since 1981. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent domestic violence, raise awareness of community responsibility, and inform the community of the many ways to report domestic abuse.

Sept. 30, 2020

The Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team of DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas has earned the Frances L. Scranton Packaging Achievement Award

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team was awarded the DLA Frances L. Scranton Packaging Achievement Award.

Bagram, Afghanistan Sept. 30, 2020

Bagram workers light up the night

Defense Logistics Agency employees recently defied the darkness of the Afghan night to keep important cargo moving.

Sept. 30, 2020

Land and Maritime senior leader promotes workforce disability awareness

As Champion for the Persons with Disabilities Program, I thought I’d begin by telling my story. Several years ago, I went to a Lasik center to explore having surgery to correct my eyesight. Unfortunately, I was given bad news. I was diagnosed with a congenital disorder called Keratoconus where my corneas were more conically shaped instead of curved. Not only could I not have the Lasik surgery, but I learned that unless I had treatment, I’d lose my sight.

Sept. 30, 2020

Above and Beyond: July employees of the month demonstrate dedication to team success

While many professionals pursue excellence on a personal level, the July honorees of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employee of the Month Award demonstrated their desire to achieve excellence as part of a team.

Sept. 30, 2020

Commentary: 2020 events emphasize gravity of National Preparedness Month theme

The coronavirus and numerous natural disasters highlighted the need for national vigilance. As National Preparedness Month comes to a close, DLA Security and Emergency Services Director Bruce Thomas encourages employees to remain aware and resilient.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 28, 2020

DLA Aviation spotlights Christina Ann Treviño during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2020 theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.” Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is proud to feature Christina Ann Treviño.

Sept. 28, 2020

DLA Troop Support says goodbye to civilian retiree

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its newest civilian retiree during a ceremony September 25 in Philadelphia. Robert Krajci of Procurement Process Support retired after 36 years of service.

Sept. 28, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Martha Kerns

Get to know Martha Kerns, the MWR's sports and fitness facility manager at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan.