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Archive: July, 2020

July 10, 2020

DLA Distribution Korea, a key strategic logistics hub, conducts virtual change of command

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Korea, conducted a virtual change of command ceremony July 10 with outgoing commander, Army Lt. Col. James M McGee, transferring command to Army Lt. Col. Corinne McClellan. Navy Capt. Jason Adams, Supply Corps, commander, DLA Indo-Pacific, presided virtually.

July 9, 2020

Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command

The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott July 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

July 9, 2020

San Joaquin honors Class of 2020 amid pandemic

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is constantly finding ways to give back to the workforce and build morale. Weekly, the team meets to discuss ideas for fundraising opportunities and discuss ways of giving back to the employees.

July 8, 2020

DLA Aviation Spotlight: DeAnne Allshouse

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

July 8, 2020

DLA Energy celebrates 75th birthday

Seventy-five years ago, Defense Logistics Agency Energy, known then as the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, was founded to provide critical petroleum requirements during the war. World War II in Europe had ended while the war in the Pacific was still being fought. Oil, in all its forms, was the lifeblood of the Allied War effort.

July 8, 2020

Marine Corps MSgt Alberts retires after a 24-year military career

A small group of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, senior leaders, military members and civilians said farewell to Marine Corps Master Sgt. Bryan J. Alberts, as he retired after more than 24 years of dedicated service to our country.

July 7, 2020

DLA Disposition Services supports Kansas firefighters

When Kansas firefighters respond to a call, many use equipment the state’s foresters acquired through the U.S. Forest Service and Defense Logistics Agency.

July 7, 2020

DLA Installation Management Richmond works to improve Parker Pond

One of the advantages of working on Defense Supply Center Richmond is its location in an idyllic part of Virginia. The natural resources and outdoor beauty are perks, and among the more popular spots is Parker Pond.

July 7, 2020

San Joaquin’s Roberts selected as the Equal Employment Opportunity of the Year Award winner

Kristen Roberts, administrative assistant, at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California is the recipient of the DLA Distribution 2019 Equal Employment Opportunity of the Year Award.

July 6, 2020

Military leaders tour Okinawa fuel facilities

Military leaders and senior U.S. officials assigned in Japan learned more about Defense Logistics Agency Energy fueling capabilities, facilities and services on the island of Okinawa June 24.