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Archive: July, 2015

July 27, 2015

Jet fuel demand soars for Alaska firefighting operations

A record-breaking fire season in Alaska is increasing demands for cold weather jet fuel supplied by Defense Logistics Agency Energy Pacific at Alaska to support firefighting operations.

July 24, 2015

Former Distribution field commander returns as Disposition deputy

Army Col. Wayne J. Bondy Jr. is now Deputy Director, DLA Disposition Services, replacing Col. Herb Kohler who is deploying for his next duty assignment.

July 23, 2015

All Grown-Up: DLA Child Development Center has its first set of high school graduates

Since 1998, employees of the Child Development Center at the McNamara Headquarters Complex have watched over, educated and protected the children of DLA employees. This year, the CDC turns 17 and many of the original children that have passed through its doors have become high school graduates.

July 23, 2015

IT contingency team provides critical support to DLA Distribution San Joaquin

As a direct result of a cut fiber optic cable in the nearby city of French Camp, all communications at Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, located in Tracy, Calif., were severed early last week, affecting all networks, landlines and cellular service.

July 23, 2015

Oklahoma City’s Lemons awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Systems Analyst Civilian of the Year

Sherita Lemons, supply systems analyst with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Systems Analyst Civilian of the Year for her customer support and contributions to audit readiness.

July 22, 2015

DLA Police officer rides for charity

Riding 250 miles on a bicycle in three days seems like a monumental task to many people, but to Defense Logistics Agency Police Sgt. James Sprecher, it was a labor of love and only one in a long list of charity bike rides that he participates in each year.

July 22, 2015

Oklahoma City team wins Francis L. Scranton DLA Distribution Packaging Achievement Award

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team has been presented the Francis L. Scranton DLA Distribution Packaging Achievement Award for its accomplishments in improving both on and off-base efficiency and effectiveness.

July 22, 2015

Norfolk’s Lang wins Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management NCO of the Year award

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Walter Lang, customer service technician in the Map Support Office at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the 2014 Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management NCO of the Year award for his outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership.

July 21, 2015

‘Looking at the Military in DLA:’ July/August Loglines available

The July/August issue of Loglines magazine, “Looking at the Military in DLA,” is now available in print and online.

July 21, 2015

Anniston’s Kihlstadius receives Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle/MHE Management Civilian of the Year

Michael Kihlstadius, equipment specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been awarded the 2014 Global Distribution Excellence Award: Vehicle/MHE Management Civilian of the Year for his work in developing the MHE training program at the distribution center.