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June 15, 2015

Distribution’s first female director of an OCONUS location reflects on 24 years of service

Macy Ooka has spent her life on the Pacific island of Guam, and has worked for the federal government for 24 years. Now Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam’s director, she began her career as a temporary GS-01 for Naval Supply Depot Security during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.

June 12, 2015

DLA Distribution recognizes the U.S. Army birthday and National Flag Day

This weekend the United States celebrates two patriotic holidays that symbolize our great country, our flag and our Army. Sunday, June 14, 2015 marks the 240th birthday of the U.S. Army as well as National Flag Day.

June 12, 2015

Scholarships awarded to students related to DLA employees

The DLA Foundation awarded 17 scholarships of $1,500 each to students with close family connections to current or past civilian or military Defense Logistics Agency employees.

June 12, 2015

Stoeger assumes command of Red River distribution center

United States Army Lt. Col. Anthony A. Stoeger assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, in a ceremony June 12. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

June 11, 2015

Support for expeditionary missions one focus of Marine Corps-DLA Day

Defense Logistics Agency leaders and Marine Corps logisticians continued shaping the framework for future logistics support of the service’s 21st-century expeditionary mission at the annual Marine Corps-DLA Day June 9 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 11, 2015

DLA command chaplain retires after 34 years of service to Army, God

Army Chaplain Richard Quinn will mark the end of his 34-year Army career June 11 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 11, 2015

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi welcomes new commander

United States Army Lt. Col. Brian K. Richie assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, in a ceremony June 11. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

June 10, 2015

Kelly recognized for achievements as commander of Red River distribution center

Army Lt. Col. Milton G. Kelly has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas.

June 10, 2015

Oklahoma City’s Turner wins Global Distribution Excellence: Training Civilian of the Year

Bruce Turner, management analyst at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Training Civilian of the Year for his work in increasing the training compliance level at Oklahoma City from 92 percent to 95 percent in one fiscal year.

June 9, 2015

Corpus Christi commander receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Army Lt. Col. Ryan D. Fearnow has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas.