DLA News Archive

Tag: Leadership

Aug. 12, 2020

DLA welcomes new senior enlisted leader

The Defense Logistics Agency welcomes Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka N. O’Neal, former Defense Commissary Agency senior enlisted advisor, as the agency’s new senior enlisted leader.

Aug. 11, 2020

DLA senior enlisted leader retires after 35 years of Navy service

Employees, family and friends celebrated the 35-year legacy of care and compassion for fellow service members honed by Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt in his retirement ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 11. 

July 27, 2020

Skubic becomes DLA’s 20th director

The Defense Logistics Agency welcomed Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic back as its 20th director during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 24.

July 24, 2020

Reventlow returns to DLA Distribution as Commanding General

In a virtual ceremony signifying a change of leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution Acting Director, Perry L. Knight, passed the helm to Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, July 21. Acting DLA Director, Michael D. Scott, Senior Executive Service, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference from DLA Headquarters in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

July 16, 2020

McBeath is appointed first civilian acting commander of DLA Support Team — Afghanistan

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Debra McBeath was appointed acting commander, DLA Support Team — Afghanistan, by Army Col. Hattie L. Richardson, commander, DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM, June 26.

July 15, 2020

Establishing a legacy of success; Army Col. Frederic Maddox is awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal

For exemplary actions in driving the warfighter first principle of the Defense Logistics Agency, Army Col. Frederic Maddox was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal June 25, by Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, former commander, DLA Distribution.

July 3, 2020

DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message

DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message

April 13, 2020

DLA Aviation at Ogden employee first to graduate from Air Force Leadership School

When Tara Sugimoto, materials expediter supervisor, Storage and Distribution Division, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah, graduated from the six-week course held at Hill Air Force Base, Utah on Mar. 24, she was not only the lone civilian amongst 42 uniformed personnel, she also became the first DLA Aviation at Ogden employee to ever do so.

March 18, 2020

Director of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Detachment Point Loma, California, shares leadership principles and experiences with DLA Distribution San Diego team during visit

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California hosted Ricky Davis, director, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Detachment Point Loma, California, for a High Performance Leadership Engagement Feb. 19.

March 12, 2020

Women’s History Month: New DLA Information Operations deputy director shares professional, personal journey

DLA Information Operations Deputy Director Karyn Runstrom describes her quick climb from DLA Troop Support intern to Senior Executive Service.