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May 9, 2016

Yokosuka’s Carretero awarded DLA Distribution Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rodolfo Carretero, medical specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has been awarded the DLA Distribution Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter award for second quarter, fiscal year 2016.

May 9, 2016

Former Distribution planning officer selected for promotion to Captain

Navy Cmdr. Eugene Cash, former planning officer in DLA Distribution headquarters office of strategic plans, has been selected for the rank of captain.

May 6, 2016

Former Bahrain commander selected for promotion to Captain

Navy Cmdr. Julie Hunter, former commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, has been selected for the rank of captain.

May 6, 2016

Susquehanna’s Gonzalez named Employee of the Week

Quetcy Gonzalez, transportation damage and loss claims examiner at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 2 to 6, 2016.

May 5, 2016

Holocaust Days of Remembrance: Stories of Rescue

DLA Distribution reflects on today as Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah). The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation's annual commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust and created the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a permanent, living memorial to those victims. The following story, provided by the museum, tells the story of survivor Renee Schwalb Fritz.

May 5, 2016

San Joaquin’s Luong awarded Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Tu Luong, safety and health manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has been awarded the Distribution Company Grade Officer of the Quarter for second quarter, fiscal year 2016.

May 4, 2016

Oklahoma City and Corpus Christi graduate first High Performing Leadership class

More than 50 Defense Logistics Agency Distribution supervisors from Oklahoma City, Okla., and Corpus Christi, Texas, recently graduated from High Performing Leadership: Part One training.

May 3, 2016

Distribution leadership hosts Gen Darren McDew, USAF, USTRANSCOM Commander

Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command and members of his team including Brig. Gen. Kyle Kremer and DLA-USTRANCOM staff visited DLA Distribution April 27 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of the DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Operations and Foreign Military Sales areas.

May 3, 2016

Pearl Harbor’s Bailey awarded Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Christopher Bailey, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has been awarded the Distribution Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for second quarter, fiscal year 2016 for his leadership in the workplace and the community.

May 2, 2016

Distribution centers take time to keep the planet clean

DLA Distribution not only supports the warfighter; it also strives to improve the sustainability of critical resources. That’s why, in recognition of Earth Day 2016, several distribution centers dedicated time to giving back to the planet.

April 29, 2016

Susquehanna’s Blazevic has been named Employee of the Week

Peter Blazevic, lead supply technician in the Special Commodities Branch of the bulk division at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of April 25 to 29.

April 28, 2016

Disposition Services deputy commander visits Distribution Bahrain

Army Col. Wayne J. Bondy Jr., deputy director of Disposition Services, visited DLA Distribution Bahrain on April 20. He was accompanied by disposition area manager, Tony Cameron and operations officer, Army Capt. Jason Arikian from Disposition Services Central, Kuwait.

April 26, 2016

Norfolk distribution center adds NAVSEA Regional Maintenance Center material to its roster

Last week Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., received the first set of Naval Sea Systems Command Regional Maintenance Center materials, marking the commencement of a new collaboration.

April 25, 2016

C-130 parts delivered on time, every time by DLA Distribution Warner Robins

More than half the work completed at DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Ga., is in support of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center. The organization's inventory includes parts and equipment for F-15, C-130, C-5 and C-17 aircraft, target acquisition systems, and most airborne electronic warfare systems.

April 22, 2016

DLA Distribution celebrates Earth Day 2016

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection and sustainability. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.