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Nov. 10, 2015

DSCR Child Development Center associate teacher strives for 2016 Olympic gold in Rio

When Derrhyl Duncan walks into a classroom at the Bettye Ackerman-Cobb Child Development Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, it’s immediately clear he’s a favorite amongst the

Nov. 10, 2015

Former Air Force supply liaison reflects on life during the Vietnam War

Jack Sandmeier, who is currently a supply technician at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., spent 24 years in the United States Air Force, several of which were during the Vietnam War. This week, DLA Distribution is saluting veteran employees, and this is what Sandmeier had to say about his time in the Air Force.

Nov. 10, 2015

DLA Distribution recognizes the U.S. Marines Corps

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees and leadership gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marines Corps November 10, in honor of the service’s 240th birthday. November 10, 1775 was the day that the Continental Marines, later renamed the United States Marine Corps, was established and each year the nation celebrates United States Marine Corps Day.

Nov. 10, 2015

DLA Director touts resiliency, performance-based logistics at town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch stressed the importance of resiliency and cited employees’ achievements toward goals outlined in the agency’s 2015-2022 Strategic Plan in a Town Hall at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 2.

Nov. 9, 2015

Commander recaps successful 2015 in Columbus, provides glimpse into the next year

On “Back to the Future Day,” the commander of DLA Land and Maritime reviewed a successful Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 while looking ahead to 2016.Inside the Building 20 auditorium on Defense Supply Center

Nov. 9, 2015

Richmond employee receives September Employee of the Month Award

Catina Jeffery was honored as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s September Employee of the Month during a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5. Jeffery is a supply systems

Nov. 9, 2015

Susquehanna Vietnam Veteran reflects on his time in the Marine Corps

Rodney Brown, a material examiner and identifier at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Remembering all of our Veterans this week, DLA Distribution is honoring Brown’s service in Vietnam.

Nov. 9, 2015

Oklahoma City’s Pearson awarded Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability

Pearl Pearson, Jr., a packer assigned to the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was presented with the 2015 Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award at the 35th annual Department of Defense Disability Awards ceremony held in the Pentagon Auditorium on Oct. 29.

Nov. 6, 2015

Contingency planner rewarded for role in joint task force

Andre Hinson’s work in support of Joint Task Force Port Opening’s exercise Turbo Distribution 16-1, earned him a coin from the joint task force commander at Camp Shelby Oct. 29.

Nov. 6, 2015

DLA Distribution commander participates in panel at annual NDTA-USTRANSCOM fall meeting

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix, attended the third annual National Defense Transportation Association – U.S. Transportation Command fall meeting at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington, DC, from September 28 through 30.