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Archive: May, 2017

May 31, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General hosts reenlistment ceremony and town hall at Sasebo detachment

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, DLA Distribution commanding general, hosted a reenlistment ceremony for material management noncommissioned officer Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class Juliber C. Fernandez on May 16.

May 30, 2017

Susquehanna hosts annual Children’s Trout Derby

The annual Children's Trout Derby was held on May 20 at the Children’s Trout Pond located on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna.

May 29, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and many of our service men and women, civilian employees, and contractor teammates will celebrate with barbecues, picnics, parades, and extended travel plans.

May 26, 2017

Susquehanna’s Executive Officer retires after 29 years of service

Army Lt. Col. Jacob H. Freeman, Distribution Management Division chief and executive officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., officially retired on May 19 after 29 years of service to the Army. The ceremony was officiated by Col. Brad Eungard, commander of the distribution center.

May 25, 2017

DLA Distribution Bahrain welcomes new commander

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Charles M. Tellis, assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, Southwest Asia, in a ceremony May 25. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Central Command and Southern Command commander, U.S. Army Col. Derrin W. Williams.

May 24, 2017

Naley recognized for achievements as commander of Bahrain distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Erik R. Naley has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, Southwest Asia.

May 23, 2017

Distribution headquarters hosts AMC commanding general

Army General Gustave F. Perna, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command visited DLA Distribution May 18 for an overview of DLA Distribution and senior leader roundtable.

May 22, 2017

DLA Distribution cuts ribbon on new facility in Iwakuni

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution cut the ribbon on its newest facility during a ceremony with logistics partners and customers May 15.

May 19, 2017

Distribution police officers honor National Police Week with ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Police Force hosted a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to local, state, and Federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty on May 15. Each year, our nation loses between 140-160 law enforcement officers in the line of duty.

May 18, 2017

DLA Distribution hosts incoming DLA Europe and Africa commander

Army Col. Ted Shinkle, incoming DLA Europe/Africa commander, visited DLA Distribution May 15 to discuss how DLA Distribution and DLA Europe/Africa collaborate to support United States European Command and United States Africa Command priorities.

May 17, 2017

Congressman Jeff Denham visits San Joaquin distribution center

On May 11, Congressman Jeff Denham, U.S. House of Representatives, California 10th District, paid a visit to DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California. During his short visit, he took the opportunity to meet with the senior leadership of Distribution, Installation Support and the local union.

May 16, 2017

Oklahoma City’s Purnell named Employee of the Quarter

Arthur Purnell, a material examiner and identifier for Central Receiving at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017.

May 15, 2017

Corpus’s Fernandez named Employee of the Quarter

Emily Fernandez, a distribution process worker at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016.

May 12, 2017

San Diego distribution center welcomes new commander

United States Navy Capt. Jerome R. White assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, on May 12 with a traditional Navy ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army. Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

May 11, 2017

Soracco recognized for achievements as commander of San Diego distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. John D. Soracco has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif.