DLA Distribution News

Archive: April, 2016

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.

April 22, 2016

Susquehanna Williams named Employee of the Week

Brian Williams, material examiner identifier supervisor at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week, for the week of April 18 to 22, 2016.

April 22, 2016

DLA Distribution Korea’s So retires after 43 years of federal service

Sang-Hwan So, a supply technician inspector at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea, retired after 43 years of federal service, eight of which have been with DLA Distribution Korea in March 2016.

April 21, 2016

Tobyhanna commander presents Purple Heart to Korean War veteran

If you asked James Cavanaugh, he’d tell you it wasn’t a big deal...but for the 40-plus attendees in the standing room only confines of the Hampton VAMC palliative care chapel, it was something they had never seen before – and certainly weren’t going to miss, as the Korean War Veteran received his long overdue recognition for on the field valor and sacrifice.

April 19, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna F&ES awarded international reaccreditation status

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna, Pa., Fire and Emergency Services has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. DLA is one of over 200 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc.

April 18, 2016

Distribution Oklahoma City’s Employee of the Quarter

Carolyn Coker, supervisory material examiner and identifier at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.

April 18, 2016

Independent Public Accountant audit kicks off at DLA Distribution

DLA Distribution, along with DLA Aviation and DLA Headquarters J3, J6, and J8 personnel, hosted Kearney & Company, the CPA firm that will perform the independent public audit at DLA Distribution.

April 15, 2016

Our Diversity: Role model, not ethnicity, important to police chief

Chuepheng Lo was named chief of police of the Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin Police Department, becoming the first person of Hmong descent to be at the helm of a law enforcement department in the United States.

April 14, 2016

DLA encourages its workforce to become more resilient

Daily life is constantly throwing us curve balls. Work and home life do not always go as planned. Your boss assigns you an important project with a short suspense date. Your toddler comes down with the flu and is unable to go to daycare. Now you are at home with a sick child and your work is piling up on your desk. Add to that, you are leaving for a business trip in three days.

April 14, 2016

Distribution Oklahoma’s Team of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla. Stock Readiness Team has been awarded the Team of the Quarter award for their “lean” work operation.

April 13, 2016

Distribution Susquehanna’s Shipment Planning Team of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna’s, Shipment Planning Team has been awarded the Team of the Quarter award for outstanding customer support and stewardship of resources.