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Dec. 21, 2020

DLA Distribution launches fiscal year 2021 Mentoring Program – seeks mentors and protégés

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mentoring program is designed to develop a knowledgeable, accountable cadre of problem-solving supervisors to meet the evolving needs of DLA Distribution.

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution recognizes Distribution Sigonella Deputy Commander with Jerri L. Taylor Award for Individual Outstanding Contributions

With a team of 114 government, 10 military and 25 contracted professionals, Michael Watt leads by example, driving excellence while successfully sustaining remarkable performance throughout all DLA's critical metrics, including all 13 acceptable performance levels.

Sept. 14, 2020

Deputy general counsel becomes DLA’s newest SES member

Jon Lightner, deputy general counsel for DLA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was inducted Aug. 28 into the Senior Executive Service.

Sept. 3, 2020

San Joaquin’s Foster selected for the 2020 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award

Supervisory Management and Program Analyst Pearl Foster of Defense Logistics Agency San Joaquin, California, was awarded the 2020 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service award. Foster is currently serving as the Resource Management Group chief managing over 107 employees in the distribution center’s most diverse group with missions that impact day-to-day operations across the entire center.

Aug. 12, 2020

DLA welcomes new senior enlisted leader

The Defense Logistics Agency welcomes Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka N. O’Neal, former Defense Commissary Agency senior enlisted advisor, as the agency’s new senior enlisted leader.

Aug. 11, 2020

DLA senior enlisted leader retires after 35 years of Navy service

Employees, family and friends celebrated the 35-year legacy of care and compassion for fellow service members honed by Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt in his retirement ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 11. 

July 27, 2020

Skubic becomes DLA’s 20th director

The Defense Logistics Agency welcomed Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic back as its 20th director during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 24.

July 24, 2020

Reventlow returns to DLA Distribution as Commanding General

In a virtual ceremony signifying a change of leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution Acting Director, Perry L. Knight, passed the helm to Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, July 21. Acting DLA Director, Michael D. Scott, Senior Executive Service, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference from DLA Headquarters in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

July 16, 2020

McBeath is appointed first civilian acting commander of DLA Support Team — Afghanistan

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Debra McBeath was appointed acting commander, DLA Support Team — Afghanistan, by Army Col. Hattie L. Richardson, commander, DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM, June 26.

July 15, 2020

Establishing a legacy of success; Army Col. Frederic Maddox is awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal

For exemplary actions in driving the warfighter first principle of the Defense Logistics Agency, Army Col. Frederic Maddox was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal June 25, by Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, former commander, DLA Distribution.