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May 26, 2015

Life lessons from a team member and Vietnam Veteran at DLA Distribution Korea

By his calm and respectful demeanor, Chae Pong Yu seems no different from many of his colleagues at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. Indeed, his full head of dark hair and toned skin suggest a man much younger than his life experiences. Yu’s work ethic and energy level reinforces the notion that he is a much younger man. But looks often deceive, and quiet professionals do not announce their many accomplishments. Yu is in fact a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and has served United States Forces Korea for over four decades, including the last 10 years here at DLA Distribution Korea.

May 25, 2015

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Message from DLA Distribution Commanding General Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix.

May 22, 2015

San Joaquin installation pays tribute to fallen officers

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, Calif., and law enforcement officers from the local community paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers during a morning National Peace Officers’ Memorial Observance May 13. Capt. Danelle Hohe, chief of police for Lathrop Police Services, served as the keynote speaker.

May 21, 2015

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna welcomes new commander

United States Army Lt. Col. John T. Turner Jr. assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., in a ceremony May 21. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

May 20, 2015

A hand up, not a handout

The program analysis master planning branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Energy is leading the effort to implement a tablet- and desktop-based remote interpretive service for deaf employees across the agency.

May 20, 2015

DLA Energy observes Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month, and the workforce will have the opportunity to “remember” the warfighter. The workforce may take this time to show appreciation to military servicemembers, their victories and sacrifices.

May 20, 2015

Rittenhouse recognized for achievements as commander of Tobyhanna distribution center

Army Lt. Col. Michael “Troy” Rittenhouse has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa.

May 19, 2015

President surprises DLA employee’s parents

Calvin and Donna Andrew, Utah residents and parents of DLA Document Services employee Nansi Malesic, got to meet the president thanks to some lighthearted banter between Malesic and members of the White House Office of the Staff Secretary.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 19, 2015

Susquehanna employees honored for saving the life of a teammate

Following an act of selfless service and response to a coworker in distress, five employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, were honored for their actions on the day they saved the life of an employee in the Receiving Branch.