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Feb. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution Europe supports Turkey humanitarian mission virtually

To facilitate the delivery of humanitarian supplies to millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey and surrounding areas, DLA Distribution Europe, located in Germersheim, Germany, had to verify and receipt materiel virtually- a first for DLA Distribution.

Feb. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Deep Dive Disposal Team receives Big Ideas Award

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Fiscal Year 2015 Deep Dive Disposal Team has been named the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Award winners in the “Small” category for the fourth quarter of FY15.

Feb. 9, 2016

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor visits DoD’s premier storage and distribution operations

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack made his inaugural visit to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland on Jan. 28 to learn more about the organization’s military supply mission and witness firsthand how it provides to the local economy throughout the commonwealth.

Feb. 8, 2016

Japan distribution center empowers workforce through culture improvements

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is a unique workforce that supports U.S. forces in the region, but is largely made up of local national employees. To help improve communication and empowerment of these employees, the distribution center established a Command Culture Center of Excellence and Diversity Inclusion Committee, responsible for addressing the constant change and modification that improving culture requires.

Feb. 5, 2016

Norfolk’s Hayes receives Employee of the Quarter Award

Christina Hayes, safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has received DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter award for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for her administration of the safety, environmental, and occupational health programs at one of Norfolk’s detachment locations in Portsmouth, Va.

Feb. 5, 2016

Bahrain distribution center participates in Army Watercraft testing mission

Due to an increase in responsibilities, DLA Distribution Bahrain was looking to tap into agency resources within the region, coordinating with DLA Disposition Kuwait to determine if demilitarization capabilities existed within its local mission. At the same time and as part of the process to establish the Trans Arabian Network, DLA Support Team - Kuwait was looking for opportunities to test the Army Watercraft mission.

Feb. 4, 2016

Oklahoma City’s deputy director retires after 54-year career

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., deputy director Augustus Mays, Jr., has retired from federal service after a 54-year career.

Feb. 3, 2016

Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise at DLA Distribution

University students from Penn State, Lock Haven, and Bucknell Reserve Officers Training Corps programs, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jan. 29 to discuss how the organization delivers effective logistics solutions to customers around the globe. The visit was part of the ROTC Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise aimed to enhance cadets ‘professional experience and leadership skills

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.

Feb. 1, 2016

Korea’s Audit Readiness Team named Mission Impact Team of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Korea’s Audit Readiness Team has been awarded the Mission Impact Team of the Quarter award for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.