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May 29, 2020

Virtual change of command ceremony celebrates leaders’ accomplishments from afar

Navy Capt. Ernan Obellos relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation – San Diego to Navy Cmdr. Maxine Gardner in a virtual change of command ceremony May 27 on Naval Base Coronado. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, who is currently on a special assignment as Deputy of the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C., officiated the ceremony virtually from his office there.

May 29, 2020

Virtual change of command ceremony marks leadership turnover for DLA Distribution Anniston

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Yokosuka changes leadership via virtual ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution's first virtual change of command ceremony takes place in Yokosuka, Japan

Aug. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation employees at Ogden welcome new commander

In the Landing Ballroom on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden employees gathered July 23 to say farewell to their outgoing commander while welcoming their new commander.

June 27, 2019

New commander serves as face of DLA support to EUCOM, AFRICOM 

Army Col. Krista Hoffman, new Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa commander, will serve as the entry point for DLA’s warfighter support to U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command. 

June 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support welcomes “hometown” leader during change of command

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support honored its outgoing commander, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, and welcomed the incoming commander, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, native of Roslyn, Pennsylvania, at a change of command ceremony June 25 in Philadelphia.

July 30, 2018

Aviation employees welcome new DLA Aviation at Ogden commander

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Air Force customers, friends and family, all gathered July 20 to bid farewell to Air Force Col. Daniel Lockert, who has commanded DLA Aviation at Ogden for the last three years and to welcome Air Force Col. Paul Smith, as the new commander.

July 13, 2018

DLA Pacific welcomes new commander as Daniels receives accolades for job well done

Navy Capt. Tim Daniels relinquished his command of DLA Pacific in a July 10 ceremony at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson welcomed the incoming commander, Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella.

July 12, 2018

Logistics center welcomes new leader, promotes outgoing commander to second star

Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer assumed command of the Defense Supply Center Columbus and Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime from Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic during a ceremony June 27 at the Operations Center Auditorium

July 11, 2018

Eungard receives DSSM for achievements as commander, DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

U.S. Army Col. Brad J. Eungard has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his numerous accomplishments while serving as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and as Installation Commander, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna from August 2016 to August 2018.