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Sept. 25, 2015

DLA Distribution Korea’s So reminisces on almost 43 years of federal service

Sang-Hwan So, a supply technician inspector at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea, will hit a milestone in March 2016. That feat is the completion of 43 years of federal service, eight of which have been with DLA Distribution Korea.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Sept. 11 to discuss command operations and tour facilities at DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform as well as host a town hall discussing the DLA Strategic Plan.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Distribution’s DSS Systems Access Team wins Team of the Quarter award

Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters DSS Systems Access Team has been awarded the DLA Distribution Team of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for their efforts in training and revalidating all DLA Distribution employees that require access to the Distribution Standard System.

Sept. 22, 2015

Red River’s safety specialist supports MRAP DEMIL in Afghanistan

Kent Martz, a safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has spent the last six months in Afghanistan supporting the MRAP Demilitarization mission. Arriving in March 2015, he is expected to return home to Red River at the end of September 2015.

Sept. 22, 2015

Norfolk’s Pacheco wins Employee of the Quarter award

Erwin Pacheco, distribution process worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Employee of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for his outstanding work in accomplishing a wide variety of distribution-related duties.

Sept. 21, 2015

Acquisition Operations’ Skinnell wins Global Distribution Excellence: Acquisition Civilian of the Year award

Diane Skinnell, acquisition project officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Acquisition Civilian of the Year award for her outstanding customer support and expert knowledge.

Sept. 21, 2015

DLA Distribution practices the Continuity of Operations Plan during National Preparedness Month

Since 2002, the month of September has been observed as National Preparedness Month. September was chosen in memory of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and also because it coincides with the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency within the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. The national preparedness architecture encompasses prevention, protection, response, and recovery efforts to prepare the United States for all hazards – whether terrorist attack or natural disaster.

Sept. 18, 2015

DLA Distribution commemorates Air Force’s 68th birthday

To honor the United States Air Force’s 68th birthday, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees gathered to commemorate the service’s rich history on Sept. 18.

Sept. 17, 2015

Susquehanna duo wins Commander’s Mission Impact award

Jodi Marshall, management services specialist, and Linda Cover, supervisory supply technician, at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., have won the Commander’s Mission Impact award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for their work in establishing a computer lab at the Eastern Distribution Center.

Sept. 17, 2015

DLA Distribution Head Quarters hosts Audit Readiness Roadshow

“Victory is within reach!” This is the moto Simone Reba, deputy director of Defense Logistics Agency Finance drove home, at the Sept. 1 DLA Distribution Audit Readiness Roadshow.

Sept. 16, 2015

Susquehanna’s Vinette named Employee of the Quarter

Rene Vinette, supervisory distribution facilities specialist in DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa.’s Special Commodities Division, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Sept. 16, 2015

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Diego during west coast trip

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., facilities on September 9 during a weeklong trip to the region.

Sept. 15, 2015

Ceremony honors patriots and POW/MIAs

Sacrifices for freedom must never be forgotten. Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, employees gathered on the fourteenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in remembrance of those sacrifices, which came as a reminder that freedom is not free.

Sept. 15, 2015

Distribution headquarters’ Lukens named Employee of the Quarter

Timothy Scott Lukens, senior general supply specialist at DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., has been named Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Sept. 14, 2015

Defense Logistics Agency supports Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2015

Led by Defense Logistics Agency Pacific Korea, DLA Distribution and other DLA organizations in the pacific theater provided simulated sustainment and logistics services to United States and Republic of Korea forces within the Korean Theater of Operations in support of Ulchi Freedom Guardian from Aug. 17 to 29, 2015. UFG is a computer-based command post exercise that triggers ROK-US Forces to respond to destabilizing events and work through challenges in mission command in defense of the ROK.