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Jan. 19, 2016

Republic of Austria Army visits DLA Distribution

Two members of the Republic of Austria Army – Col. Gerhard Schweiger and CWO Walter Wolfram - visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution on Jan. 14.

Jan. 15, 2016

DSCR welcomes new police chief

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond welcomes a new police chief to the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Police Chief Chad Tearne arrived November16, 2015 and brings with him more than 20 years of law enforcement experience.

Jan. 15, 2016

Warner Robins D2 team wins Team of the Quarter

The DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Ga., Distribution and Disposition, or D2, team has been named Team of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Jan. 15, 2016

DLA Distribution hosts Israeli Air Force

Maj. Ben Yanovich, Israeli Air Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution on Jan. 12 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers.

Jan. 14, 2016

Former employee receives DoD leadership award

A former Defense Logistics Agency Energy Bulk Fuels Contracting division chief earned the 2015 Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Acquisition and Contracting Legends Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon Jan. 12.

Jan. 14, 2016

Columbus employee inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

A father’s guidance and the drive to help veterans in need paved the way to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame for one DLA Land and Maritime associate.Alan Briggs, who works as an acquisition supervisor in Maritime Supplier Operations, was inducted into the Class of 2015 during a ceremony this past November at the Lincoln Theatre in downtown

Jan. 14, 2016

AMC deputy commanding general visits Anniston distribution center

On Jan. 11, Army Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche, deputy commanding general of Army Material Command, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., to discuss small arms operations and the distribution center’s wall-to-wall weapons inventory and item-unique identification labeling.

Jan. 14, 2016

Fitness Center renovations set to begin

A full-scale renovation of both the men’s and women’s showers and restrooms are set to begin at the Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fitness Center on Defense Supply Center Columbus.The six-month project will close some areas during construction but FMWR officials are positive that the facelift will be worth it.“It’s an upgraded design,

Jan. 13, 2016

Distribution Master Sergeant selected for USASMA

Army Master Sgt. Michael Clayton has been selected to attend the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

Jan. 13, 2016

Ogden material supply technician named DLA Aviation’s November Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s November Employee of the Month (EOM) is Gregory LaRue. He serves as a material support technician for the Customer Operations Directorate of DLA Aviation at Ogden, Utah. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented the award to LaRue during a ceremony via video teleconference Jan. 6.