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News | Dec. 20, 2016

DLA Energy employees receive annual DLA awards

By DLA Energy Public Affairs

Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees were recognized for excellence during DLA’s 49th Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program awards ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia Dec. 15.

DLA Energy team members joined employees representing the entire DLA workforce and received awards in the following categories:

Ten Outstanding DLA Personnel of the Year: Marcia Kicos

DLA Leader of the Year: Gregory Coleman, Daniel A. Ray

DLA Employee of the Quarter: Un Chong, Yu

Excellence in Acquisition Management: Cynthia J. Obermeyer

DLA Team Performance (medium-sized team) Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization Division:

Tommy R. Aguon
Army Lt. Col. Mark Allen
David Applas
Jerry Baxley
Douglas Billig
Darrell Brooks
Michael Condon
Kevin M. Cummings, Sr.
William DeLosSantos
Bernard Diaz
Michael Dobler
David S. Douglas
Michael G. Downs
Laura Funk
Katherine Gardner
Jetaun D. Grant
Christine Guillen
 Jason A. Hayungs
Tavis Hundley
Kadir Kahraman
Marshall Kennedy
Daniel R. Martineau
Darryl Melvin
Mark Miller
Charles Nelson
Chanel Pittman
Tiffany Pope
Andrew Richards  
Jeffrey Seelig
Alison Silverio
Debra Simpson
Billy G. Smith, Jr.
David Smith
John Smith
Jacob Spitler
Datoya Taylor
Jim Tyrrell
Kenneth W. Walker
Michael Washington
Eric Wiedemann
Aaron Winston 

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch recognized and awarded employees during the ceremony. DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin Chapin joined DLA Energy employees as they received their awards to show his appreciation for their efforts.

“You are doing fantastic, and it’s great to be able to recognize folks that are here with us today who have done so much to help me be a representative for the great product that we have,” Busch said. “I know that perhaps you don’t extrapolate from the news what we do in this agency, but I can tell you that the combatant commands turn to us for solutions every day.”