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Nov. 29, 2019

Associates build resiliency during lunch

A recent “Lunch and Learn” series event at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center featured Jennifer Harrison of Western Michigan University and focused on building resiliency and managing through change.

Nov. 27, 2019

HDI workforce celebrates Native American Heritage Month

DLA recognizes National Native American Heritage Month each November by providing employees with Native American history, rights, culture and contemporary issues to better assist them in their jobs and for overall awareness.

Nov. 25, 2019

RPA: Your new cyber sidekick?

Disposition personnel can now submit ideas for how virtual automations might ease the time demands of repetitive, rule-based tasks.

Nov. 21, 2019

EOQ winner hoping to learn more about disposal mission

Shontavia Ortega was recently named Employee of the Quarter.

Nov. 18, 2019

Excess ARNORTH computer equipment provides educational opportunities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In the early morning hours of Nov. 15, U.S. Army North personnel at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston quietly loaded 100 excess laptops and peripherals into a rental trailer, which departed the area headed east. Its final destination was Wilkinson County High School in Woodville, Mississippi, thanks to the Department of Defense’s Computers for Learning program.

Nov. 18, 2019

Finance employee praised for ingenuity

A systems accountant for business analysis and integration with DLA Finance at DLA Disposition Services, was recently honored with a “Ya Done Good” award for solutions affecting financial procedures and systemic concerns.

Nov. 15, 2019

Logistics Information Services provides mission overview

Logistics Information Services provided an educational mission overview to DLA Disposition Services associates and other federal employees Nov 14 at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

Nov. 14, 2019

New Mobile Office equipment aids processing

Defense Logistics Agency employees at sites across the country began testing a new way of doing business with the recent arrival of their Mobile Office equipment.

Nov. 13, 2019

Four earn annual Battle Creek area awards

Michigan-based warfighters and civil servants were recently honored by local organizations for their contributions to national defense.

Nov. 10, 2019

Online tool makes contracting easier

Developing and executing contracts is complex work made easier recently by an online tool that lets specialists incorporate information from many sources to ensure the documents created meet agency needs and follow the relevant laws and regulations.

Nov. 8, 2019

Expo offers tips for health and recreation

Employees from DLA Disposition Services and other Defense Logistics Agency personnel based in Battle Creek, Michigan, learned more about sports and recreation opportunities at a Nov. 7 expo.

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

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. 5, 2019

Ergonomics impacts workforce health

Chairborne Rangers take heart! Sit-stand desks offer a way to inject some extra movement to your daily office taskings.

Nov. 5, 2019

Knowledge is power

Nuhu Kashalla, a Property Disposal Service Representative with Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services at Barstow, California, conducted a training session for customers at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, also known as 29 Palms.