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Dec. 31, 2015

DLA Distribution Current Operations chief retires after 38 years

DLA’s chief of current operations retired in December following a 38-year career with the Federal government in which he began as a warehouse worker.

Dec. 31, 2015

Tobyhanna’s West Side Storage Warehouse 5 team named DLA Distribution Team of Quarter

The DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., West Side Storage Warehouse 5 team has been named DLA Distribution Team of the Quarter for fourth quarter fiscal year 2015.

Dec. 31, 2015

Procurement assistance centers help small-business owners, government buyers

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program, created in 1985 to increase the number of small businesses capable of participating in government contracts, is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs, with centers in Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and all 50 states.

Dec. 30, 2015

Korea workforce celebrates the holiday season at local restaurant

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea employees and family members gathered together at the D’maris Restaurant in Daegu City on Dec. 11, to celebrate the holiday season.

Dec. 30, 2015

Cherry Point’s Kidd honored as DLA Employee of the Quarter

Matthew Kidd, distribution process worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Cherry Point, N.C., has been honored as the DLA Employee of the Quarter for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015, for his critical role on the retail receiving deck, handling nearly 90 percent of all transshipments.

Dec. 29, 2015

Norfolk’s Nneji awarded Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Emmanuel Nneji, business development officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Distribution Company Grade Officer of the Quarter for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015, for his visionary leadership and committed drive to mission success.

Dec. 29, 2015

Distribution’s Knight honored as DLA Leader of the Year

Perry Knight, chief integration officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, was honored as Leader of the Year at the 48th annual employee recognition ceremony Dec. 10 for his work leading a diverse workforce of 10,000 civilian, military, and contract personnel with a $1.8 billion budget in supporting department goals on a global scale.

Dec. 29, 2015

DLA employee receives Canadian Meritorious Service Medal

DLA’s Eugene Shearer received Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal on Dec. 15 for his contributions as chief of the Combined Joint Logistics Branch of Regional Command South, Afghanistan, in 2010 and 2011, while serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army.

Dec. 28, 2015

Norfolk’s Mayfield selected as Field Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Mayfield, Defense Logistics Agency Norfolk, Va., chief of staff and chief financial officer, has been awarded the Distribution Field Grade Officer of the Quarter award for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Dec. 28, 2015

Distribution’s Gish retires with distinction

Sonya Gish, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s director of Distribution Policy and Processing, has retired with more than 30 years of dedicated service. On Dec. 22, Gish received the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award for her efforts throughout the years in moving DLA Distribution forward as the premier storage and distribution provider in the Department of Defense.