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News | Aug. 23, 2019

Former DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington commander awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Navy Cmdr. Michael D. Krisman, was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal in a ceremony at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, Aug. 23.

“Mike is an extraordinarily gifted, visionary leader,” said Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy, Commander, DLA Distribution. “During his tenure he provided exceptional support to the fleet and other worldwide demanding customers.”

According to the citation, Krisman commanded DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, from August 2017 to August 2019. During this period he was able to field web-based technology to improve material accountability and customer support to Trident Refit Facility in Bangor, Washington.
In fiscal year 2018, he led efforts to balance workload and personnel resources. These efforts exceeded quality and performance metrics across all wholesale, retail and material processing center operations. 

“Mike’s performance during his tour of duty has been superior and has set the standard for the Defense Logistics Agency,” said Jones.