DLA News Archive

Tag: award

Feb. 5, 2019

Jacksonville’s Gist recognized at annual DLA award ceremony

Kevin Gist, a motor vehicle operator at DLA Distribution Jacksonville at Gulfport, Mississippi, was recognized as one of DLA’s 10 Outstanding Personnel of the Year award at the 51st annual employee recognition ceremony Dec. 13 for his innovative load planning.   Gist serves in transportation load planning, physical loading using Material Handling

Jan. 30, 2019

Distribution team wins DLA Acquisition Excellence Award

The DLA Distribution Acquisition Operations team received the DLA Acquisition Excellence award during the agency’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony held at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 13.   The team was recognized for its accomplishments in contracting for an emerging DLA requirement to

Jan. 28, 2019

Warner Robins’ Saylor honored at DLA 51st annual employee recognition ceremony

DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, distribution warehouse supervisor Michael Saylor was honored as one of the agency’s top 10 employees during DLA’s 51st annual employee recognition ceremony held in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 13.   Saylor, a one-year member of the Warner Robins team, led the

Dec. 27, 2017

Investigative analyst is first Installation Support Security Specialist of the Year

An investigative analyst at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond recently received the first-ever award recognizing the top civilian security specialist across all of DLA Installation Support.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

July 10, 2017

Land and Maritime receives award for installation excellence

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime received the Commander in Chief’s Award for installation excellence during a video teleconference ceremony June 29.

May 11, 2017

Soracco recognized for achievements as commander of San Diego distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. John D. Soracco has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif.

Dec. 5, 2016

Saving life after terrorist bombing garners Army award

Army Col. Rick Ellis, commander of the DLA support team in Afghanistan was awarded the combat action badge Nov. 26, after saving a soldier's life following a terrorist bombing.

Oct. 25, 2016

Positive attitude, faith lead DLA employee with disabilities to DoD recognition

A DLA employee's courage when faced with a neurological disorder that had doctors giving him only 30 days left to live has been recognized with an award from the secretary of Defense.

April 6, 2016

DLA group earns award for improving financial process

The Defense Logistics Agency Outbound Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request Process Improvement Team has been awarded the American Society of Military Comptrollers Washington Chapter Large Team Award.