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July 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Cruz retires after 42 years of federal service

Distribution Process Worker Leader Philip Cruz Jr. of the Bin Packing Division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 42 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.

Sept. 25, 2019

Director of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Retires with 50 Years of Service

With 50 years of service to the federal government, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Director Ned LaViolette, Jr. retires Sept. 25. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LaViolette’s career spans the globe, from Asia and Central America, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

July 27, 2018

20th Hall of Fame ceremony welcomes five inductees

The Defense Logistics Agency celebrated the “platinum anniversary” of its Hall of Fame event, inducting five individuals during a ceremony at the Headquarters McNamara Complex, July 26.

Oct. 3, 2016

Tutors, forward-deployed reps recognized at awards ceremony

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for exceptional service during a Quarterly Awards ceremony Sept. 28.

Feb. 11, 2016

Vietnam Veteran recognized as beacon of support to New Cumberland installation

Some may say that the recent civilian retirement of Joseph Spielbauer, executive director, Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission is bittersweet. For Spielbauer, it means more personal time; for those who worked with him and relied on his support and expertise, it means a huge void. At the New Cumberland installation, Jan. 28, one day prior to Spielbauer’s retirement, senior leaders honored the Vietnam Veteran for his support to his country, both in uniform and out.

Nov. 9, 2015

Susquehanna Vietnam Veteran reflects on his time in the Marine Corps

Rodney Brown, a material examiner and identifier at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Remembering all of our Veterans this week, DLA Distribution is honoring Brown’s service in Vietnam.