DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2015

June 1, 2015

Port Hueneme’s Valle named Employee of the Quarter

Celia Valle, material packer at DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015.

June 1, 2015

DLA Distribution executive officer receives Defense Meritorious Service Award

United States Navy Supply Corps Lt. Cmdr. Alexander Kaczur, outgoing DLA Distribution Current Operations executive officer, has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Award for his support to the DLA Distribution enterprise since his arrival in July 2012.

May 29, 2015

Bahrain native sees green at DLA records management training

Shaima Haji, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, started her career as a librarian for the Navy in 2012. In March, 2013 Haji transferred to DLA to take on the role of command records management coordinator. Recently, Haji traveled to the U.S. for the first time to attend training provided for records coordinators at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa.

May 29, 2015

From material handler to DLA Distribution Jacksonville director: A spotlight on Brian Burkholder’s career

Brian Burkholder’s career spans from material handler to the director of DLA Distribution Jacksonville, Fla.

May 28, 2015

TACOM life cycle group visits DLA Distribution

To give customers a firsthand view of their items in DLA’s care, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution hosted a visit from members of TACOM’s Integrated Logistics Support Center May 27.

May 27, 2015

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City Honors Three with Employee of the Year awards

On May 4, seven Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Ohla., employees were honored at the 2015 Public Service Recognition Awards ceremony sponsored by the Federal Executive Board. Of the seven nominees submitted by DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, three were selected as Employees of the Year.

May 27, 2015

Red River’s Harding named Employee of the Quarter

Marsha Harding, information assistant at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015.

May 26, 2015

Life lessons from a team member and Vietnam Veteran at DLA Distribution Korea

By his calm and respectful demeanor, Chae Pong Yu seems no different from many of his colleagues at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. Indeed, his full head of dark hair and toned skin suggest a man much younger than his life experiences. Yu’s work ethic and energy level reinforces the notion that he is a much younger man. But looks often deceive, and quiet professionals do not announce their many accomplishments. Yu is in fact a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and has served United States Forces Korea for over four decades, including the last 10 years here at DLA Distribution Korea.

May 25, 2015

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Message from DLA Distribution Commanding General Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix.

May 22, 2015

San Joaquin installation pays tribute to fallen officers

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, Calif., and law enforcement officers from the local community paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers during a morning National Peace Officers’ Memorial Observance May 13. Capt. Danelle Hohe, chief of police for Lathrop Police Services, served as the keynote speaker.

May 21, 2015

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna welcomes new commander

United States Army Lt. Col. John T. Turner Jr. assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., in a ceremony May 21. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

May 20, 2015

Rittenhouse recognized for achievements as commander of Tobyhanna distribution center

Army Lt. Col. Michael “Troy” Rittenhouse has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 19, 2015

Susquehanna employees honored for saving the life of a teammate

Following an act of selfless service and response to a coworker in distress, five employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, were honored for their actions on the day they saved the life of an employee in the Receiving Branch.

May 15, 2015

ILOG students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna

Army Logistics University Intern Logistics Studies students visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., May 13 to learn about DLA’s global distribution network and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.