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March 22, 2016

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna hosts Force Protection Lecture Series

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna recently hosted a force protection lecture series which highlighted active shooter response teams, featuring guest speaker Derrick Boucher, FBI supervisory special agent-in-charge of the Philadelphia Division’s Harrisburg field office.

March 21, 2016

Blast from the Past: Distribution’s first commander returns

It’s been nearly two decades since United States Army Ret. Major General Kenneth L. Privratsky took the reins as the first commander of DLA Distribution, then known as Defense Distribution Center. But the legacy he left behind in his two years with the organization has lived on, as he witnessed during his Mar. 17 visit.

March 21, 2016

Corpus Christi’s Odom announced as employee of the quarter

Magalli Odom, supply technician at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her performance and significant support to the customer.

March 18, 2016

Korea’s NCOIC promoted to Master Sergeant

DLA Distribution Korea celebrated the promotion of Army Master Sgt. Stephane Dia during a ceremony on Mar. 7. Currently serving as distributions noncommissioned officer in charge, his Army career has spanned 14 years.

March 17, 2016

Distribution’s Organizational Management and Expeditionary Directorate celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a chili cook-off

DLA Distribution’s office of Organizational Management and Expeditionary Directorate celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and office comradery with a traditional chili cook-off on Mar. 14, as part of the DLA Climate Culture.

March 17, 2016

FY2016 DLA Distribution Training Coordinators On-Site Academy

DLA Distribution’s Organizational Management Division together with the Material Logistics Training Division and Forward Presence Training Team presented a unique opportunity for 32 training coordinators from a majority of the 24 distribution centers to come together for an on-site academy which commenced on March 8 for three days.

March 14, 2016

Troop Support airman competes for DOD Senior NCO of the Year

An airman with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support who was selected as the DLA Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for fiscal 2015 represented the agency in the Department of Defense competition.

March 10, 2016

Puget Sound’s Lacy wins employee of the quarter award

Lula Lacy, supply technician at DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her technical expertise, work ethic and professional drive.

March 8, 2016

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., celebrated Black History Month with a Feb. 25 event featuring Kurt Wilson, city manager of Stockton, Calif., as the keynote speaker. The theme of the event was “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”

March 8, 2016

Corpus Christi’s Atoe wins employee of the quarter award

Elyse Atoe, Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking employee at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her superior performance and teamwork.