DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture

July 8, 2016

Foreign officers' course visits DLA Distribution for lesson on DoD logistics

On July 6, students in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited the Department of Defense’s largest distribution center to learn how DoD does global logistics.

July 7, 2016

Former Current Operations deputy receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Former DLA Distribution Current Operations deputy director Army Col. Michael C. Lopez was recognized with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his three years of service to the organization.

July 1, 2016

Mayo named Susquehanna Employee of the Week

Bruce Mayo, branch manager for the East Bulk Branch at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of June 27 to July 1.

June 30, 2016

History of June’s recognition as LGBT Pride Month

Celebrating its 16th year as a Federally-recognized month of pride, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month originated in the U.S. in 1994.

June 29, 2016

Medical employee performs Heimlich, saves choking co-worker

Kenneth Cummings was working at his desk June 22 when he heard some choking noises. Up until that point, Arthur Tehson had been enjoying what he thought was a creme doughnut.

June 29, 2016

McNamara HQC promotes Family Day fun and safety

Thousands of employees and guests of all ages participated in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Family Day event June 28. This year’s theme was “Stars, Stripes and Safety.”

June 29, 2016

Sliman assumes command of DLA Distribution Europe

United States Army Col. Zorn T. Sliman assumed command of DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany in a June 29 ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

June 22, 2016

LGBT military speaker reflects on serving openly

As part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in conjunction with the Business Process Support Directorate’s Special Emphasis Program Committee sponsored a “Brown Bag” luncheon June 15 in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.Featured guest speaker Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Corallo spoke on serving openly and how “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” affected his life.

June 21, 2016

San Joaquin commander receives Defense Superior Service Medal

Marine Corps Col. Keith D. Reventlow has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif.

June 15, 2016

Korea commander recognized for outstanding achievements during tenure

Army Lt. Col. Mark Wolf has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. During his tenure, his leadership resulted in the organization performing well above the DLA standards in quality, performance, accountability, and safety.