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June 30, 2015

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City’s Driskell named GDE: Outstanding Employee with a Disability of the Year

Lynda Driskell, management analyst, with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., won the Global Distribution Excellence Outstanding Employee with a Disability of the Year.

June 26, 2015

McNamara HQC Family Day provides music, movies, memories

More than 7,500 people filled the McNamara Headquarters Complex grounds to enjoy activities ranging from bingo to basketball June 24 during the 2015 HQC Family Day.

June 26, 2015

Distribution town hall honors employees, focuses on VPP

Recognizing employees and rededicating the organization’s commitment to safety was the theme of DLA Distribution’s town hall June 25, hosted by commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

June 25, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

If you were flown into a rainforest in one of the poorest countries in the world and tasked with receiving, storing and issuing items to support the construction and operation of treatment units to battle the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record, what would be your first step?

June 24, 2015

DLA Energy’s Pacific pivot begins in the Americas

The Department of Defense is continuing to move forward with its strategy to reposition and rebalance its assets in the Pacific area of responsibility to better support the warfighter and preserve security. DLA Energy regional offices, including DLA Energy Americas, will serve as a jumping off point for the organization of that logistical undertaking.

June 24, 2015

San Joaquin achieves positive results during recent DoD IG Audit

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., team is doing their part in helping DLA remain on track to comply with DoD Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness, or FIAR, guidance. The team successfully completed their DoD Inspector General Audit, which focused on substantive testing on the Plan to Stock business cycle and San Joaquin’s inventory profile.

June 24, 2015

DLA Distribution commander mentors local middle school students through Junior Achievement Program of Central Pennsylvania

Late last month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix took time out of his busy schedule to volunteer with the Junior Achievement Program of Central Pennsylvania.

June 23, 2015

Army Reserve fuelers support DLA Energy during nationwide exercise

Army Reserve Soldiers from 18 states participated in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise June 7-20 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. About 1,100 Soldiers came from as far away as Michigan and Puerto Rico and as near as North Carolina to haul fuel for the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 23, 2015

C&E employee receives award during Navy EOD customer visit

Three DLA Troop Support employees recently saw how their work impacts the explosive ordnance disposal customers they support.

June 23, 2015

Distribution promotes Better Buying Power goals with effective competition

Working to increase small business competition across its network of 24 centers around the globe, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is supporting Better Buying Power goals through more effective use of market research.