SIGONELLA, Italy –
Susan Bautista-Lucio has been selected to serve as the deputy commander of DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy.
Born in Manila and raised in Baguio City, Philippines, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Saint Louis University in Baguio City, and earned her engineering licensure in 1992. She holds certifications in Lean Six Sigma and Life Cycle Logistics.
She joined the Defense Logistics Agency in June 2006 as an information technology technician. She also served as the distribution facilities manager for DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., from 2008 to 2011. Prior to becoming the deputy commander, she was the accountable officer for DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy. She also served as the radiation protection officer and quality assurance officer during that time.
Her civilian awards include the DLA Meritorious Civilian Service Award and two Superior Civilian Service medals. She was nominated for the Jerry R. Taylor Award and was instrumental in making DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, the Michael Yost Medium-sized Distribution Center of the Year.
Officially activated on April 1, 2004, DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, was established to provide forward stock positioning support and enhanced physical distribution services in conjunction with an expanding regional customer base. Collocated on Naval Air Station, Sigonella, DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy's, primary customers currently include the Aviation Support Division, Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Division, and Navy ships and squadrons operating in the Mediterranean region.