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July 16, 2015

Sigonella’s Caruso awarded Transportation Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year

Rita Caruso, transportation specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Transportation Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year award for her efforts in ensuring materiel moves expeditiously through the supply chain.

July 15, 2015

Oklahoma City’s Harrison awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Inventory Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year Award

Darryl Harrison, supervisory general supply specialist, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been awarded the 2014 Global Distribution Excellence: Inventory Management Senior Civilian of the Year Award for his teamwork, distribution expertise and willingness to help both internal and external customers.

July 15, 2015

Red River distribution center receives Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has been awarded the 2014 Global Distribution Excellence Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance for their enduring contribution to the warfighter.

July 14, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

A 23-year retired Marine, Peter Todd wasn’t worried about finding his way in a third-world country. Describing himself as flexible, he was confident that wherever DLA sent him, he’d be able to succeed.

July 13, 2015

Distribution’s aide-de-camp receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Army Capt. Domonick Sylve, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal on July 9 for his skillful planning and managing of the day-to-day mission requirements of the commanding general of DLA Distribution, Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

July 10, 2015

Warner Robins’ Neal awarded DLA Distribution Special Services Civilian of the Year Award

Wallace Neal, materiel examiner and identifier in Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins, Ga.’s Special Commodities branch has been awarded the DLA Distribution Special Services Civilian of the Year Award for his expert handling of the site’s hazardous materiel.

July 9, 2015

DLA Distribution Norfolk team player with Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard in Pacer Goose 2015

In early July, the Ocean Giant set sail from Norfolk Naval Base with 2 million pounds of supplies on an 11-day voyage to the U.S. Armed Forces’ northernmost military installation in the world. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., was part of the team tasked with the U.S. Space Command’s yearly surface resupply for 650 U.S. Air Force personnel at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland, in support of Operation Pacer Goose 2015.

July 9, 2015

Europe’s Bruner awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle and Material Handling Equipment Operator Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year

Lawrence Bruner, materials handler supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle and Material Handling Equipment Operator Supervisor/Leader of the Year award for his efforts in the distribution center’s Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point, or TCSP.

July 8, 2015

ILEAD students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna

Foreign military officers enrolled in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Jul. 7 to learn about DLA’s global distribution network and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.

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.