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Archive: July, 2015

July 31, 2015

San Joaquin’s Placeres wins Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Frances Placeres, receiving division chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has been awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year for her innovation and dedication to the distribution center’s mission.

July 31, 2015

San Diego distribution center welcomes new commander

United States Navy Capt. John Soracco assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., on July 31 with a traditional Navy ceremony officiated by Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support vice commander William E. Bickert, Jr. Soracco’s mother, Sara, assisted in pinning the Command Ashore Insignia on her sons uniform.

July 30, 2015

Morgart recognized for achievements as commander of San Diego distribution center, set to retire after 29 years of service

Navy Supply Corps Capt. Andrew S. Morgart has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif. The award was one of many recognitions Morgart received in honor of his 29 years of service to the United States Navy.

July 29, 2015

Europe distribution center wins Henry T. Flint Shipping Point of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe’s Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Henry T. Flint Shipping Point of the Year award for its cost savings initiatives and humanitarian support efforts.

July 28, 2015

Crane delivery helps lift support to USACE in Northwest

DLA Troop Support Pacific recently provided the muscle for the heavy lifting required to help maintain the Albeni Falls Dam in Idaho.

July 28, 2015

Warner’s Carter wins Global Distribution Excellence: Quality Assurance Civilian of the Year award

Eric Carter, general supply specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins, Ga., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Quality Assurance Civilian of the Year award for his contributions to the distribution center’s Audit Readiness.

July 28, 2015

Susquehanna installation hosts Depot Women’s Club

Members and friends of Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s Depot Women’s Club visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on July 17 to discuss the history and mission of both the club and the installation.

July 27, 2015

Small business broadcast covers progress, initiatives, priorities

The Defense Logistics Agency has been very successful in small business acquisition, and customer outreach and market research are key to maintaining that success, an official from the office of the secretary of defense said July 23 at the DLA small business and acquisition broadcast.

July 27, 2015

Sigonella’s Sanchez awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Administrative Support Performance of the Year

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy, administrative support assistant Eva Maria Perez Sanchez has been awarded the DLA Distribution Global Distribution Excellence: Administrative Support Performance of the Year award.

July 27, 2015

NORAD director of logistics and engineering discusses future expeditionary support with DLA Distribution

To discuss the current and future relationship between DLA Distribution and United States Northern Command, DLA Distribution hosted Air Force Brig. Gen. Stan Sheley, director of Logistics and Engineering, North American Aerospace Defense Command and NORTHCOM, July 21.