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May 18, 2022

Top enlisted position changes command at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The position of senior enlisted advisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, changed hands May 4 as Army 1st Sgt. Marcio F. Teixeira relinquished command to Army 1st Sgt. Gabriel L. Hamilton. The moment doubled as a retirement ceremony for Teixeira honoring his over 20 years of service in the U.S. Army.

May 17, 2022

Future leaders encouraged to 'aspire, engage, learn' during virtual forum

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders at the GS-14 level.

May 16, 2022

DLA police stayed on the beat during COVID-19 pandemic

May 15-21 is National Police Week, an annual observance created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize law enforcement officers’ service and sacrifice. The Defense Logistics Agency Police Force remained on duty throughout the pandemic and remain prepared as employees reenter the workplace.

May 13, 2022

DLA Distribution Norfolk hosts agency’s senior leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, hosted DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn and Chief Information Officer George Duchak for a visit and tour of the center’s facilities during the week of April 18.

May 12, 2022

Leadership forum kicks off with inspiration for potential leaders

The Defense Logistics Agency held the 2022 Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum virtually May 11-13. More than 150 DLA employees at the GS-14 level received information on how harness their potential from DLA leaders and guest speakers.

May 6, 2022

DLA Distribution San Diego hosts director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, hosted U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Dion D. English, director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at the center April 15.

May 4, 2022

DLA firefighters save lives in New Cumberland apartment fire

As fire raged through an apartment building on 813 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Defense Logistics Agency firefighters assigned to DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire & Emergency Services responded to the fire alarm at 7:26 a.m. Dec. 30. Initial reports from the scene identified a fire in a first-floor apartment and multiple victims trapped on the second floor.

May 3, 2022

DLA Distribution spotlights Susan Lucio

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Susan Bautista-Lucio, the deputy commander of DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington.

May 2, 2022

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution recognizes National Small Business Week

For more than 51 years, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the National Small Business Week will occur May 1-7.

April 29, 2022

DLA shares Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts with DOD

April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Lisa Grenon and Michiel DeVito, family program managers with DLA Installation Management at Battle Creek, Michigan, and Columbus, Ohio, respectively, presented the DLA’s CAPM events to Patricia Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy during a virtual event on April 28, 2022.