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March 12, 2021

Women’s History Month highlight – DLA Distribution Barstow California Acting Director

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March.

Feb. 24, 2021

DLA senior enlisted leader shares personal story, advice on The Rap talk show

DLA's senior enlisted leader shares her journey from “rowdy teenage girl” in East Point, Georgia, to jumping out of airplanes in the latest edition of The Rap talk show.

Feb. 17, 2021

Troop Support commander speaks at Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander spoke at an Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session Feb. 11 to discuss his organization’s logistical capabilities and practices.

Feb. 10, 2021

Bunn named new DLA vice director

Brad Bunn has been selected as the next Defense Logistics Agency vice director.

Jan. 15, 2021

Leadership change at DLA Support Team Kuwait – Distribution’s Rozzell accomplishments lauded

Navy Cmdr. Mark Rozzell relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Support Team-Kuwait to Navy Cmdr. Chris Thompson in a virtual change of command ceremony Dec. 10.

Dec. 29, 2020

Knight appointed to Senior Executive Service, becomes Distribution’s sixth deputy commander

Retired United States Army Col. Perry L. Knight is the Defense Logistics Agency’s newest member of the Senior Executive Service and DLA Distribution’s sixth deputy commander.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA Distribution launches fiscal year 2021 Mentoring Program – seeks mentors and protégés

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mentoring program is designed to develop a knowledgeable, accountable cadre of problem-solving supervisors to meet the evolving needs of DLA Distribution.

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution recognizes Distribution Sigonella Deputy Commander with Jerri L. Taylor Award for Individual Outstanding Contributions

With a team of 114 government, 10 military and 25 contracted professionals, Michael Watt leads by example, driving excellence while successfully sustaining remarkable performance throughout all DLA's critical metrics, including all 13 acceptable performance levels.

Sept. 14, 2020

Deputy general counsel becomes DLA’s newest SES member

Jon Lightner, deputy general counsel for DLA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was inducted Aug. 28 into the Senior Executive Service.

Sept. 3, 2020

San Joaquin’s Foster selected for the 2020 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award

Supervisory Management and Program Analyst Pearl Foster of Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin, California, was awarded the 2020 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service award. Foster is currently serving as the Resource Management Group chief managing over 107 employees in the distribution center’s most diverse group with missions that impact day-to-day operations across the entire center.