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March 22, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime engineer receives award at Pentagon ceremony

An expert in ceramic capacitors from Columbus was honored in the nation’s capital for research that will save the Defense Department millions of dollars.  The Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO) recognized DLA Land and Maritime Electronics Engineer John Bonitatibus and a group of individuals and organizations representing several branches

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.

March 22, 2016

Troop Support Pacific ensures South Korea DFACs have fresh chicken despite poultry ban

Despite South Korea’s ban on poultry items from the U.S., service members who eat at dining facilities across the peninsula continue to eat fresh chicken, thanks to DLA Troop Support Pacific.

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 22, 2016

DLA joins Air Force, Army to test skills in expeditionary logistics

A group of 10 DLA personnel joined 125 airmen and 50 soldiers to test their expeditionary-logistics skills in the latest Turbo Distribution exercise.

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

Women leaders participate in panel discussion at McNamara Headquarters Complex

The McNamara Headquarters Complex hosted a panel presentation, “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government," in honor of Women’s History Month on March 16.

March 17, 2016

Employee Working Group holds Warrior Wednesday fun walk/run

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia celebrated the March Warrior Wednesday with a Spirit of Spring Fun Walk/Run.