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Feb. 22, 2016

Dealing effectively with pressure: DLA initiates resiliency training through LMS

The Defense Logistics Agency defines resiliency as dealing effectively with pressure, ambiguous and emerging conditions, and multiple tasks; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity or uncertainty. Simplified, resiliency is the ability to function really well in the face of adversity.

Feb. 19, 2016

Former DLA Distribution commander announced as incoming commander to 8th TSC

Former Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Maj. Gen. Susan Davidson has been announced as the incoming commanding general, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

Feb. 19, 2016

Susquehanna’s Brooks named Employee of the Week

Marvin Brooks of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s storage branch has been named Employee of the Week.

Feb. 18, 2016

Air Logistics Complex commander thanks DLA for contributions to Air Force award

“The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex wouldn't have been successful without your teamwork and your willingness to fight by our sides.” Those are sentiments expressed by United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Walter Lindsley, WR-ALC commander, to all Defense Logistics Agency tenants co-located with the WR-ALC at Robins Air Force Base. The WR-ALC was named Category 4 Depot winner of the Air Force Materiel Command’s 2015 Maintenance Effectiveness Award.

Feb. 18, 2016

San Joaquin’s Fritangela selected as Employee of the Quarter

Dustin Fritangela, distribution process worker leader at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has been honored as Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016.

Feb. 17, 2016

Susquehanna’s Cold Chain Packing Team named Mission Impact Team of the Quarter

The DLA Distribution Susquehanna cold chain packaging team has been named Mission Impact Team of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Feb. 17, 2016

Port Hueneme’s Foster named Employee of the Quarter

James Foster, a packer lead at DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Feb. 12, 2016

Pearl Harbor employees extend the giving season

Despite the end of the holiday season and arrival of a new year, employees at DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, have stayed in the giving spirit.

Feb. 12, 2016

Susquehanna’s Unit Material Fielding Point team follows pallets to the customer

Select Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., Unit Material Fielding Point employees, along with employees from Troop Support in Philadelphia, visited Dover Air Force Base to see what happens to their work after it leaves the distribution center.

Feb. 11, 2016

Vietnam Veteran recognized as beacon of support to New Cumberland installation

Some may say that the recent civilian retirement of Joseph Spielbauer, executive director, Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission is bittersweet. For Spielbauer, it means more personal time; for those who worked with him and relied on his support and expertise, it means a huge void. At the New Cumberland installation, Jan. 28, one day prior to Spielbauer’s retirement, senior leaders honored the Vietnam Veteran for his support to his country, both in uniform and out.

Feb. 11, 2016

Yokosuka’s Cole wins employee of the quarter award

Scott Cole, traffic management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for his involvement with the Transportation Protective Service program.

Feb. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution Europe supports Turkey humanitarian mission virtually

To facilitate the delivery of humanitarian supplies to millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey and surrounding areas, DLA Distribution Europe, located in Germersheim, Germany, had to verify and receipt materiel virtually- a first for DLA Distribution.

Feb. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Deep Dive Disposal Team receives Big Ideas Award

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Fiscal Year 2015 Deep Dive Disposal Team has been named the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Award winners in the “Small” category for the fourth quarter of FY15.

Feb. 9, 2016

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor visits DoD’s premier storage and distribution operations

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack made his inaugural visit to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland on Jan. 28 to learn more about the organization’s military supply mission and witness firsthand how it provides to the local economy throughout the commonwealth.

Feb. 8, 2016

Japan distribution center empowers workforce through culture improvements

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is a unique workforce that supports U.S. forces in the region, but is largely made up of local national employees. To help improve communication and empowerment of these employees, the distribution center established a Command Culture Center of Excellence and Diversity Inclusion Committee, responsible for addressing the constant change and modification that improving culture requires.