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Sept. 28, 2015

Norfolk’s Sandman awarded DLA Distribution’s Field Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Brett Sandman, director of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., at New London, Conn., has been awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Field Grade Officer of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Sept. 22, 2015

Norfolk’s Pacheco wins Employee of the Quarter award

Erwin Pacheco, distribution process worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Employee of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for his outstanding work in accomplishing a wide variety of distribution-related duties.

Sept. 9, 2015

Norfolk’s Kang’ea named Supervisor of the Quarter

Edwin Kang’ea, supervisory traffic manager at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been named Supervisor of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 for his superior performance in leading and executing the functions and tasks of the organization’s Traffic Management Division.

Aug. 31, 2015

Norfolk’s Little Creek detachment supports humanitarian mission in Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

In a humanitarian aid mission to the island nation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in maritime Southeast Asia, Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5's Construction Civic Action Detail built two bridges to enable safe river crossings that isolate villages in Leimea. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., and its Little Creek, Va., detachment assisted the Seabees in the short-notice and cost-effective transportation of wire rope cable to the location.

Aug. 26, 2015

Norfolk’s Johnson receives Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Systems Analyst Civilian of the Year

Sebrena Johnson, systems analyst supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Systems Analyst of the Year award for her work in implementing the Distribution Standard System at two of Norfolk’s satellite locations - New London, Conn., and Cheatham Annex, Va.

Aug. 26, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Today, DLA Distribution is celebrating Women’s Equality Day – the day women were granted the right to vote in 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the constitution was certified as law. About 28 percent of the workforce at Distribution is female – a number the organization is continuing to grow.

Aug. 7, 2015

Norfolk employee climbs career ladder

Sheldon Parson, the transportation officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., at Portsmouth, has served in a variety of jobs throughout his almost 15-year career.

July 22, 2015

Norfolk’s Lang wins Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management NCO of the Year award

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Walter Lang, customer service technician in the Map Support Office at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the 2014 Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management NCO of the Year award for his outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership.

July 9, 2015

DLA Distribution Norfolk team player with Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard in Pacer Goose 2015

In early July, the Ocean Giant set sail from Norfolk Naval Base with 2 million pounds of supplies on an 11-day voyage to the U.S. Armed Forces’ northernmost military installation in the world. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., was part of the team tasked with the U.S. Space Command’s yearly surface resupply for 650 U.S. Air Force personnel at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland, in support of Operation Pacer Goose 2015.