DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2016

Feb. 5, 2016

Norfolk’s Hayes receives Employee of the Quarter Award

Christina Hayes, safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has received DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter award for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her administration of the safety, environmental, and occupational health programs at one of Norfolk’s detachment locations in Portsmouth, Va.

Feb. 5, 2016

Bahrain distribution center participates in Army Watercraft testing mission

Due to an increase in responsibilities, DLA Distribution Bahrain was looking to tap into agency resources within the region, coordinating with DLA Disposition Kuwait to determine if demilitarization capabilities existed within its local mission. At the same time and as part of the process to establish the Trans Arabian Network, DLA Support Team - Kuwait was looking for opportunities to test the Army Watercraft mission.

Feb. 4, 2016

Oklahoma City’s deputy director retires after 54-year career

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., deputy director Augustus Mays, Jr., has retired from federal service after a 54-year career.

Feb. 3, 2016

Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise at DLA Distribution

University students from Penn State, Lock Haven, and Bucknell Reserve Officers Training Corps programs, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jan. 29 to discuss how the organization delivers effective logistics solutions to customers around the globe. The visit was part of the ROTC Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise aimed to enhance cadets ‘professional experience and leadership skills

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Feb. 1, 2016

Korea’s Audit Readiness Team named Mission Impact Team of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Korea’s Audit Readiness Team has been awarded the Mission Impact Team of the Quarter award for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Jan. 29, 2016

Pearl Harbor’s Santiago awarded Commander’s Mission Impact Award

Eric Santiago, accountable property officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has been awarded the Commander’s Mission Impact Award for first quarter fiscal year 2016.

Jan. 28, 2016

Susquehanna installation senior advisor selected for USASMA

Army 1st Sgt. Michael S. Warren, Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation senior enlisted advisor, has been selected to attend the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

Jan. 27, 2016

Distribution leadership hosts DLA Command Sergeant Major

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin along with USTRANSCOM Command Sgt. Maj. William Turner and Army Sgt. Maj. Rodger Mansker visited DLA Distribution on Jan. 20 to learn how the organization performs storage and distribution functions for the military services and other key customers.

Jan. 27, 2016

DLA Director hosts town hall with Red River employees

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, on Dec. 18.

Jan. 21, 2016

Employees encouraged to plan ahead for potential winter storm

Defense Logistics Agency employees are encouraged to start preparing now for what forecasters believe could be a severe, potentially historic snowstorm in the region Friday through Saturday.

Jan. 20, 2016

Susquehanna’s Davis awarded Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

Army Sgt. 1st Class Bradrick Davis, transportation non-commissioned officer in charge at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Distribution Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015 for his performance, outstanding professional skill, knowledge and leadership.

Jan. 19, 2016

Republic of Austria Army visits DLA Distribution

Two members of the Republic of Austria Army – Col. Gerhard Schweiger and CWO Walter Wolfram - visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution on Jan. 14.

Jan. 15, 2016

Warner Robins D2 team wins Team of the Quarter

The DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Ga., Distribution and Disposition, or D2, team has been named Team of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Jan. 15, 2016

DLA Distribution hosts Israeli Air Force

Maj. Ben Yanovich, Israeli Air Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution on Jan. 12 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers.