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DLA Distribution News

Oct. 19, 2015

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

On Oct. 13, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., celebrated the Navy’s 240th birthday. Norfolk is DLA Distribution’s largest operation supporting Navy customers.

Oct. 16, 2015

World War II veteran of Normandy Omaha beach landing receives medals

In a small church nestled in a quiet Atlanta, Ga. suburb, DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix and Deputy Commanding General, National Guard Army Brig. Gen. John King, presented a World War II veteran, Army Sgt. Earnest Felton Jett, Sr. with over a dozen medals and badges including the French A Ses Liberateurs Medal, Normandy, D-Day Comm, Belgium Comm, American Campaign, Transportation Medal, Driving Badge, Qualification Badge with bars, Infantry Badge, Belgium Fouraguerre, and French Fouraguerre.

Oct. 15, 2015

Susquehanna’s Lewis receives Military of the Quarter award

Army Staff Sgt. David Lewis, aerial delivery equipment supply supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the DLA Distribution Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter award for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Oct. 13, 2015

Anniston distribution center supports Operation Inherent Resolve

Over the last several months, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been doing its part to support Operation Inherent Resolve – the military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), by supporting Foreign Military Sales requests for United States allied forces.

Oct. 13, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees and leadership gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the Navy Oct. 13, in honor of the service’s 240th anniversary.

Oct. 9, 2015

Distribution’s Stoff retires after 24 years in the U.S. Air Force

On Thursday, Oct. 8, surrounded by friends, coworkers and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution leadership, Air Force Col. Karen D. Stoff, retired after 24 years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force.

Oct. 8, 2015

Puget Sound employee art showcases “warfighter first” focus

Thanks to the talents of one employee, the DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., workforce has a permanent reminder of the mission they serve.

Oct. 8, 2015

Yokosuka’s Royal wins Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Navy Chief Petty Officer Murphy Royal, former Emergency Supply Operations Center and Future Planning chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his exceptional performance, outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership.

Oct. 7, 2015

Bringing storage and distribution into the Performance Based Logistics market

How often is the most efficient solution to a business problem also the most cost effective, for both customers and service providers? The answer is, unfortunately, less often than is desirable. When it comes to the storage and distribution for several Performance Based Logistics contracts, however, DLA Distribution has discovered an outcome that is efficient, effective and best value for vendors, customers and the Agency alike.

Oct. 6, 2015

DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Team talks capabilities with Emergency Management Workgroup

As part of the recent Emergency Management Workgroup at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary Team was on hand to talk about their own capabilities – both in the event of contingency operations, and closer to home in central Pennsylvania.

Oct. 5, 2015

Tobyhanna distribution center hosts pilot of Foundations of High Performing Leadership program

As the first in a new pilot, leaders at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., recently completed the new Foundations of High Performing Leadership, a week-long training program designed to provide specific tools and knowledge to help plan, teach, and coach employees on a daily basis.

Oct. 2, 2015

DLA Distribution focuses on hurricane and flood preparedness

Typically, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November, and this season the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a 70 percent chance of six to 11 named storms, including three major hurricanes. As Hurricane Joaquin heads towards the east coast of the United States this weekend, DLA Distribution is urging employees to be prepared.

Oct. 1, 2015

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts KPMG

As the external audit nears, DLA Distribution continues to prepare the agency for success. Recently, the organization welcomed three executive members from KPMG’s Management Consulting Advisory practice. Ken Drover, lead partner, Global Defense Center of Excellence, Patty St. George, partner, Federal Advisory and Jeff Langley, director, Supply Chain and Logistics, visited DLA Distribution for a discussion with leadership on operational and financial supply chain transformation. KPMG is the advisory firm currently assisting DLA Distribution prepare for the independent audit.

Sept. 29, 2015

Cherry Point’s Corrales awarded DLA Distribution Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Jill Corrales, retail manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Cherry Point, N.C., has received the Company Grade Officer of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for working closely with the Fleet Readiness Center-East, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and other units onboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point to support the warfighter and ensure combat readiness.

Sept. 28, 2015

Norfolk’s Sandman awarded DLA Distribution’s Field Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Brett Sandman, director of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., at New London, Conn., has been awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Field Grade Officer of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015.