DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture

July 21, 2016

Distribution’s Ballesteros one of DLA’s first recognized by Navy advancement program

On July 1, Christopher Ballesteros officially became one of DLA’s first Sailors recognized by the Navy’s Meritorious Advancement Program, or MAP.

July 19, 2016

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

Army Capt. Michael Thomas, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his skillful planning and management of the General’s day-to-day mission requirements.

July 18, 2016

DLA’s senior enlisted advisor visits Distribution San Diego command staff

Defense Logistics Agency’s Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin visited DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., on July 6 to meet with site commander, Navy Capt. John Soracco and the command staff.

July 15, 2016

Students learn about DLA careers

On July 14, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted 40 rising junior and senior students from the Hanover Regional Governor’s School for Career and Technical Advancement three-week summer program. The students came to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to learn about the various career fields that encompass the DLA Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond workforce.

July 15, 2016

Former San Joaquin deputy to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

David C. Ennis, former deputy commander at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., will be one of the newest inductees to the DLA Hall of Fame in honor of his 39 years of exceptional service.

July 13, 2016

San Joaquin deputy retires after 45 years of Federal service

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif.’s deputy commander has retired after 45 years of Federal service. In honor of his dedication to the organization, Paul Balash III received the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award.

July 12, 2016

Distribution’s Diggs graduates from Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute with top honors

Deneen L.M. Diggs, chief of Missions and Manpower within DLA Distribution’s J9 Expeditionary Logistics, graduated salutatorian from the Martin Luther King Leadership Development Institute of Harrisburg, Pa., on June 26.

July 12, 2016

Employees, family, friends storm beach for Troop Support’s Family Day

Thousands of employees, family and friends soaked up the sun on the beach and boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey July 7 for DLA Troop Support’s Family Day.

July 11, 2016

Miller named Susquehanna’s Employee of the Week

Ryan Miller, a materials examiner and identifier in the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking division of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the week for the week of July 4 to 8.

July 11, 2016

Former Distribution mapping commander selected for promotion to rear admiral lower half

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter recently announced that Navy Capt. John T. Palmer, former commander of DLA Distribution Mapping, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of Rear Adm.