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June 21, 2022

Cmdr. John Mullen takes command as father and former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff watches

“I remember it was his change of command day for the USS Yorktown, CG 48, It was 1991 or 1992, I was 12 or 13, and he got up there and had just assumed command. He was giving his opening speech to the crew and made a comment, ‘I am going to make the USS Yorktown better when I leave than when I took over.’” Cmdr. John S. Mullen, commanding officer of Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Ohio River Valley (ORV), said remembering words his father, Former Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. (ret.) Michael Mullen said over 30 years ago.

April 8, 2022

DLA Land & Maritime focuses on industry partnerships and emerging technology on second day of supplier conference

The 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition concluded April 7 following a day filled with informative speakers from defense and industry, collaborative breakout sessions and discussion panels focused on improving communication and relationships with industry partners, as well as identifying new opportunities to support the Warfighter.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa team demonstrates subsistence excellence in support of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa provided operational subsistence support to the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams from August 10 to November 1 this year. Packages were delivered during four port calls in Accra, Ghana; Bradbury, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; and Cotati, Seychelles.

Oct. 26, 2021

DLA, Navy Surgeon General discuss COVID-19, medical logistics

COVID-19 and medical logistics were key topics of discussion between the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support leaders and Navy Surgeon General Read Adm. Bruce Gillingham during a visit Oct. 20 in Philadelphia. Both sides of the table provided feedback on current and future challenges, as well as how to best partner to overcome them.

Jan. 7, 2021

First COVID-19 Vaccinations Administered on board NSA Bahrain

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit (NMRTU) Bahrain began administering the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on board Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, Jan. 4.

Oct. 26, 2020

Petty Officer 2nd Class Miguel Ramirez is awarded the DLA Distribution Material Management Noncommissioned Officer of the Year award

Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer 2nd Class Miguel Ramirez is awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Material Management Noncommissioned Officer of the Year award.

Nov. 5, 2019

DLA Distribution San Diego, California’s Rogers promoted to chief petty officer

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Rogers, former mapping petty officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, San Diego, California, was promoted to chief petty officer at the Naval Base San Diego Theater, Sept. 13.

April 5, 2019

DLA Troop Support’s PTC Analytical hosts tours, promotes knowledge

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Product Test Center Analytical hosted tours for DLA Headquarters counsel and junior Navy sailors April 3 in Philadelphia. The event helped educate partners and customers on the scientific testing employees do in support of the warfighter.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Distribution celebrates 243rd Navy birthday

To honor the United States Navy’s 243rd birthday, DLA Distribution employees gathered together in the Distribution Headquarters lobby on Oct. 17.

Aug. 11, 2017

DLA Distribution Puget Sound welcomes Krisman

United States Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Michael D. Krisman assumed command of DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, on Aug. 11. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.