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June 8, 2015

Thoughts on a progressive government career: A spotlight on Cherry Point’s director Kevin Taylor

If one would ask Kevin Taylor the keys to his success in his federal career, he would say to take every opportunity to grow and seek out new challenges. Taylor, who is now the director at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Cherry Point, N.C., didn’t start out in that job – he started as a temporary worker at the Naval Aviation Depot in Cherry Point in 1984.

June 5, 2015

DLA Training hosts inaugural education fair

DLA Training hosted its first education fair for DLA Distribution employees June 3.

June 4, 2015

Distribution’s McPeake promoted to lieutenant commander

Navy Lt. James McPeake, joint operational support officer with DLA Distribution’s Organizational Management directorate, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander in a ceremony on June 1.

June 3, 2015

DLA, Energy senior leaders discuss annual operating plan

Defense Logistics Agency and DLA Energy senior leaders discussed the field activity’s operations May 29 during DLA Energy’s Annual Operating Plan Review at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 3, 2015

Dix hosts town hall with Tobyhanna workforce

Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix, addresses employees during a town hall at DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., May 20.

June 2, 2015

Busch visits DLA Energy Middle East

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Energy Middle East facilities in Bahrain May 17.

June 2, 2015

Acquisition Operation’s Barner wins Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Acquisition Civilian of the Year

Charles Barner, supervisory program analyst in Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Acquisition Operations directorate, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Supervisory Acquisition Civilian of the Year award.

June 2, 2015

Jacksonville’s deputy director Dacy retires after 36 years of federal service

Brian Dacy, deputy director at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jacksonville, Fla., is retiring after 36 years of federal service on June 3.

June 1, 2015

DLA ‘continues to press’ cloud computing integration

The Defense Logistics Agency’s chief information officer welcomes the Defense Department CIO’s support of moving applications to the cloud environment in a recent series of interviews with Federal Times.

June 1, 2015

Port Hueneme’s Valle named Employee of the Quarter

Celia Valle, material packer at DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015.