DLA News Archive

Tag: DLA Distribution Guam

Oct. 17, 2018

Globetrotting logistics champion Jerry Brown retires after 36 years

Kuwait, Guam, Italy, Bahrain, Turkey, Germany: Each poses its own unique logistics challenges and, during his storied career, Jerry “JB” Brown tackled them all.

Nov. 16, 2015

Guam distribution center holds active shooter exercise

A 2000-2013 Federal Bureau of Investigation study reported approximately 160 active shooter incidents in the United States, which have occurred in commerce areas, education environments, open spaces, residences, houses of worship, health care facilities, military, and other government properties. “Here on Guam, a beautiful tropical island in the Pacific, we are not immune to such an occurrence of an active shooter situation,” said Macy Ooka, the DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas’ director. “I felt duty-bound to address this very real threat.” As a result, on October 27, the distribution center conducted its first ever full-scale active shooter exercise.

May 4, 2015

Guam’s Ooka selected as center’s new director

Macy Ooka has been selected as Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam, Marianas’, new director. Ooka had been serving as the acting director since January 2015, and as the acting deputy director since June 2013.