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July 15, 2020

DLA Energy Middle East changes command

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Middle East bid farewell to Air Force Lt. Col. Amanda Shumaker and welcomed the incoming commander, Air Force Lt. Col. Jennifer Neris, during a virtual Change of Command ceremony July 13.

July 15, 2020

Establishing a legacy of success; Army Col. Frederic Maddox is awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal

For exemplary actions in driving the warfighter first principle of the Defense Logistics Agency, Army Col. Frederic Maddox was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal June 25, by Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, former commander, DLA Distribution.

July 14, 2020

Army Colonel closes out stellar 27-year career

Army Colonel Juanita Clarke closed out 27 years of military service June 30 as she bid farewell to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. In Clarke’s final assignment, she served as the director of DLA Land and Maritime’s Land Customer Operations Directorate leading a team of professionals providing support to more than 18,000 customers.

July 13, 2020

Navy Cmdr. Chris Newell takes command of DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor and Navy Cmdr. Sean Andrews awarded for meritorious service

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Navy Cmdr. Sean Andrews passed command to Navy Cmdr. Chris Newell in a small, socially distanced ceremony on Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, July 10. Navy Capt. Jason Adams, commander, DLA Indo-Pacific presided over the ceremony.

July 13, 2020

Beans, Bullets, Bandages and Care Packages - Fleet Logistics in the Indo-Pacific

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, with hundreds of ships, submarines and aircraft in the theater on any given day. That steady presence would not be possible without the responsive, resilient sustainment provided by the replenishment team at Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific / Task Force 73 and the Military Sealift Command’s Combat Logistics Force.

July 13, 2020

Employee helps pay Prince William County families’ school lunch debt

Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations employee Debbie Roulier also serves as a board member and social media coordinator for a nonprofit organization that pays off school lunch debt for families in Prince William County, Virginia.

July 13, 2020

2020 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

Former Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has announced nine new inductees into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.

July 10, 2020

Disposal specialists surge to support Army readiness in NY

Extra Defense Logistics Agency personnel reported to Fort Drum in June to help the 2nd Brigade Combat Team clear property books.

July 10, 2020

Local band gives music ‘top priority’ in time of COVID

As Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees navigated new work-from-home schedules in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, one employee’s hobby made its online debut in a series of web videos. Her hobby? Being lead singer in a local band.

July 10, 2020

Employee Assistance Program is here to help!

Hello Land and Maritime! Well here we are – still at home and still social distancing – but with change in sight. If the stress of this situation becomes difficult, I encourage you to consider giving me a call or an email. Below I’ve included more ideas for maintaining good mental health.