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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.

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.