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July 8, 2015

Puget Sound’s Murphy awarded Inventory Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year

Darren Murphy, inventory management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Inventory Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year award for his stewardship through inventory accuracy.

July 7, 2015

Former supply director of the ‘Mighty Land’ inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

As the driving force behind the development and implementation of the first corporate long-term contracts awarded by DLA for each of the three original equipment manufacturers, Ivan Hall will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 14.

July 7, 2015

Third DLA Cost Summit opens further discussions on savings, stewardship

Senior finance and logistics personnel from the Defense Logistics Agency and the Defense Department discussed cost savings and stewardship during the DLA Cost Summit June 29 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

July 7, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

Jason Zeppuhar had been with DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Team for two and half years and had previously deployed to assist with projects at Portsmouth, Va., and Ft. Knox. When he heard he was headed to Monrovia, Liberia, he was ready for a new challenge.

July 6, 2015

Korea’s O awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Administrative Support Performance of the Year

Hyon Yong O, a process improvement specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea has been awarded the DLA Distribution Global Distribution Excellence Administrative Support Performance of the Year award.

July 6, 2015

Distribution’s airborne riggers: Support on the ground and in the air

Among the boxes, air pallets, and trucks at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., there is a unique team tucked in the midst: DLA’s only parachute rigger unit. The team’s set of responsibilities is unlike any other; not only do they provide mission receiving support like other distribution centers, they also provide parachute pack and maintenance activities for units across all military services.

July 4, 2015

2015 Independence Day Message

On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence and democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the "land of the free and the home of the brave" so they can begin their American dream. Here at DLA Distribution, we come to work every day to support the warfighters and civilians who allow this to continue to be the "land of the free and the home of the brave."

July 2, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Vietnam War 50th anniversary

To kick off its participation in a federal, 13-year long commemoration of those that served during the Vietnam War, DLA Distribution hosted veterans Sgt. (Ret.) Joseph Boslet and re-enactor Timothy Meade from the U.S. Army Heritage Center in Carlisle, Pa.

July 2, 2015

Oklahoma City’s Williamson awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Special Services Civilian Leader of the Year Award

George Williamson, a Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., employee has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Special Services Civilian Leader of the Year Award for his leadership.

July 1, 2015

DLA wins 5 DoD Value Engineering Awards

One Defense Logistics Agency employee and four teams were awarded Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards for fiscal 2014 June 25 at a Pentagon ceremony.