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News | Nov. 5, 2020

Fourth quarter employees of the quarter

By DLA Energy Public Affairs

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas announced Energy’s fourth quarter, fiscal year 2020 military and civilian employees of the quarter.

The DLA Energy service members, employees and strategic goals winners will move on to compete at the agency-wide level.

“Please help me in congratulating these awesome teammates for their amazing accomplishments,” Canlas said in an email to the workforce. “We all know that no one succeeds alone, so I offer my personal thanks to everyone who was part of the larger team that continues to make us successful day-in and day-out.”

Field Grade Officer Category:
Air Force Maj. Lewis Benton III, DLA Energy Headquarters

Company Grade Category:
Air Force Capt. Cody L. Gibson, DLA Energy East Pacific Region

Senior NCO Category:
Army Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Viljoen, DLA Energy Americas

DLA Energy civilian winners are: 
Jaron Tyner, DLA Energy Americas East, in the GS/WG/WL 7-12 category and 
Christopher Boeding, DLA Energy Japan, in the GS13-15/WS category 

DLA Director's Strategic Goals Award nomination:
John Fitzsimmons, DLA Energy Okinawa, won the Individual Category for strategic goals for Warfighter First, Global Posture, Strong Partnerships, Whole of Government, Always Accountable, People and Culture

DLA Energy Americas East won the Small Team Category for the strategic goal areas of Warfighter First and Whole of Government. Team members are:

  • Army Lt. Col. Julian Perez 
  • Michael VanDongen
  • Gabriel Taranga
  • Air Force Maj. Charles Morton
  • Heather Huhn
  • Raul Garcia
  • Brian Reed
  • Air Force Tech Sgt. Zachary Beggin
  • Travis Streeter
  • Michael Alessandro
  • Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 3 Melissa Rodriguez

The DLA Energy winners are slated to compete at the J1 board held at DLA Headquarters.