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Archive: August, 2015

Aug. 31, 2015

Norfolk’s Little Creek detachment supports humanitarian mission in Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

In a humanitarian aid mission to the island nation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in maritime Southeast Asia, Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5's Construction Civic Action Detail built two bridges to enable safe river crossings that isolate villages in Leimea. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., and its Little Creek, Va., detachment assisted the Seabees in the short-notice and cost-effective transportation of wire rope cable to the location.

Aug. 28, 2015

Puget Sound’s Taasaas named Employee of the Quarter

Doug Taasaas, inventory management specialist at DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has been named Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Aug. 28, 2015

Oklahoma City Voluntary Protection Program Coordination Team wins Team of the Quarter

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., Voluntary Protection Program Coordination Team has been named Team of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 for their outstanding safety and VPP support to all of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City.

Aug. 28, 2015

Inaugural DLA Distribution Organizational Day and FMWR Summerfest held at Susquehanna installation

On Aug. 19, employees and residents of the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna attended the inaugural DLA Distribution Organizational Day & Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Family Summerfest.

Aug. 27, 2015

Oklahoma City recognized with Global Distribution Excellence: MG Kenneth L. Privratsky Award for Distribution Center Excellence

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: MG Kenneth L. Privratsky Award for Distribution Center Excellence for its support to DLA Distribution’s mission, effective and efficient use of resources and quality working conditions.

Aug. 27, 2015

D2 Integration Team awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Team Performance of the Year Award

The DLA Distribution/Disposition, or D2, Integration Team has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Team Performance of the Year Award in the “large” category.

Aug. 26, 2015

Norfolk’s Johnson receives Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Systems Analyst Civilian of the Year

Sebrena Johnson, systems analyst supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Systems Analyst of the Year award for her work in implementing the Distribution Standard System at two of Norfolk’s satellite locations - New London, Conn., and Cheatham Annex, Va.

Aug. 26, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Today, DLA Distribution is celebrating Women’s Equality Day – the day women were granted the right to vote in 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the constitution was certified as law. About 28 percent of the workforce at Distribution is female – a number the organization is continuing to grow.

Aug. 25, 2015

National Security Advisor visits DLA Distribution

Darrell Owens, National Security Advisor and Military Legislative Assistant for Sen. Pat Toomey, United States Senator for Pennsylvania, visited DLA Distribution Aug. 20 to learn about how the organization manages its worldwide military customers while also supporting the local Central Pa. economy.

Aug. 24, 2015

Distribution Standard System goes live at DLA Distribution detachment sites

In 2010, the storage missions at the Naval Construction Battalions in Port Hueneme, Calif., and Gulfport, Miss., transferred to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution as part of the Navy Warehouse Transfer initiative. These sites originally reported to Naval Supply Systems Command and supported the Navy Seabee battalions at these locations. Port Hueneme is now under the direction of DLA Distribution San Diego, while Gulfport falls under DLA Distribution Jacksonville.

Aug. 24, 2015

Pearl Harbor’s Inventory Support Team named Team of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor’s Inventory Support Team has been named Team of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Aug. 21, 2015

DLA Distribution Yokosuka prepares to manage Japan’s Transportation Protective Service program

As part of an effort to increase support to the warfighter, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is preparing to manage Japan’s Transportation Protective Service program. This effort gives DLA responsibility for freight within mainland Japan that requires TPS, including classified, sensitive, and hazardous material.

Aug. 21, 2015

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Surge Team awarded Team of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Surge Team has been awarded the Team of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for their outstanding strides managing the air, sea, and truck cargo deliveries throughout mainland Japan during a surge of inbound containers.

Aug. 20, 2015

Distribution headquarters’ Monroe named Employee of the Quarter

Joelle Monroe, DLA Distribution headquarters, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015. Monroe currently serves as deputy chief within DLA Distribution’s Current Operations Compliance and Audit Sustainment Division. She was selected for her performance and innovative improvement in support of DLA’s audit sustainability efforts.

Aug. 20, 2015

San Joaquin engages in healthy competition for audit readiness

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Freight Terminal incorporated audit preparedness into a recent stand-up morning meeting by playing Audit Readiness Jeopardy. Three teams competed against each other to be crowned as the Audit Readiness Jeopardy champions.