DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture

April 22, 2016

Strategic Goals Award winners announced for first quarter, fiscal 2016

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch has announced the DLA Strategic Goals Award winners for the first quarter of fiscal 2016. This quarterly award recognizes measurable contributions by teams or individuals to achieving the goals set forth in the DLA Strategic Plan.

April 22, 2016

DLA Distribution celebrates Earth Day 2016

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection and sustainability. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.

April 22, 2016

Susquehanna Williams named Employee of the Week

Brian Williams, material examiner identifier supervisor at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week, for the week of April 18 to 22, 2016.

April 22, 2016

DLA Distribution Korea’s So retires after 43 years of federal service

Sang-Hwan So, a supply technician inspector at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea, retired after 43 years of federal service, eight of which have been with DLA Distribution Korea in March 2016.

April 21, 2016

DLA Troop Support helps Jewish service members celebrate Passover

Jewish military members around the world can have a traditional Seder and keep kosher during Passover, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.

April 18, 2016

Distribution Oklahoma City’s Employee of the Quarter

Carolyn Coker, supervisory material examiner and identifier at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

April 15, 2016

Our Diversity: Role model, not ethnicity, important to police chief

Chuepheng Lo was named chief of police of the Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin Police Department, becoming the first person of Hmong descent to be at the helm of a law enforcement department in the United States.

April 14, 2016

DLA encourages its workforce to become more resilient

Daily life is constantly throwing us curve balls. Work and home life do not always go as planned. Your boss assigns you an important project with a short suspense date. Your toddler comes down with the flu and is unable to go to daycare. Now you are at home with a sick child and your work is piling up on your desk. Add to that, you are leaving for a business trip in three days.

April 14, 2016

Distribution Oklahoma’s Team of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla. Stock Readiness Team has been awarded the Team of the Quarter award for their “lean” work operation.

April 13, 2016

Distribution Susquehanna’s Shipment Planning Team of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna’s, Shipment Planning Team has been awarded the Team of the Quarter award for outstanding customer support and stewardship of resources.