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Archive: June, 2015

June 16, 2015

San Joaquin hosts Expeditionary Academy

DLA Distribution Expeditionary team members at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., hosted a two-day Expeditionary Academy for the Distribution Operations Team San Joaquin Navy Reserve unit June 6 to provide hands-on training in assembling and building a deployable campus.

June 16, 2015

Energy personnel support QLLEX

Defense Logistics Agency Energy personnel have deployed to multiple states in support of the Army’s annual bulk petroleum and bulk water exercise, June 7-20.

June 16, 2015

Red River MRAP team receives Global Distribution Excellence award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas’ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Team has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: DLA Distribution Team Performance of the Year in the medium category for 2014.

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.