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Archive: October, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Michael Watson

Resiliency is one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s five core values: Integrity, Resiliency and Diversity, Innovation, Accountability and Excellence. Resiliency is the foundation for agency leaders’ actions in support of their customers and employees. It provides employees flexibility to adapt to changing environments while achieving outstanding results.

Oct. 28, 2016

Eisenhower students meet with DLA Distribution leaders, program alumni

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington, D.C, visited DLA Distribution Oct. 27 where they met with former graduates now serving as DLA Distribution leaders, including commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

Oct. 25, 2016

DLA Distribution honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2016 - #InclusionWorks

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all members of the DLA Distribution enterprise are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

Oct. 24, 2016

New Cumberland Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation host 5k in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to help raise awareness against domestic violence, the Family Advocacy Program and MWR New Cumberland Fitness Department hosted the Domestic Violence Awareness 5K Fun Run and two-mile walk on October 19.

Oct. 17, 2016

Navy birthday: “Tough, Bold and Ready” for 241 years

To commemorate the Navy’s 241st birthday and celebrate its theme “Tough, Bold and Ready,” DLA Distribution took a look back at the service’s rich history on Oct. 13.

Oct. 14, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center welcomes new commander

Navy Cmdr. Nolasco Villanueva assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, in a ceremony on October 14. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Oct. 13, 2016

Yokosuka commander receives Defense Meritorious Service award

Outgoing DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, commander Navy Cmdr. Brian Johnson has received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements in leading the distribution center from June 2014 to October 2016.

Oct. 11, 2016

Susquehanna commander visits Troop Support headquarters

To discuss how to improve vendor compliance within each of the supply chains DLA Troop Support manages, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., commander Army Col. Brad Eungard visited the Primary-Level Field Activity’s headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa., in late September.

Oct. 11, 2016

DLA Distribution opens operation in Djibouti

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution cut the ribbon on its newest facility during a ceremony with logistics partners and customers September 30.

Oct. 5, 2016

C&E boosts support to wildland firefighters

More than 10 million acres in the United States burned during last year’s record-setting wildfire season. And since the 2014 season, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided materiel to help wildland firefighters contain the infernos.

Oct. 5, 2016

DLA Distribution issues 2016 flu vaccine

For the 10th year in a row, DLA Distribution is ensuring the storage and distribution of the seasonal influenza vaccine to military all over the globe.

Oct. 3, 2016

Mary Mahey: A DLA employee's journey with breast cancer

When Mary Mahey, contracting officer with DLA Land and Maritime at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, first received the news, she was in total shock and disbelief. She had never had any serious illnesses.