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Archive: July, 2015

July 10, 2015

DLA Energy invests in more than just energy

A Defense Logistics Agency Energy employee is among 600 graduates of the joint professional military education and leadership institution, National Defense University.

July 9, 2015

Former DLA vice director to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Mae DeVincentis will return to the Defense Logistics Agency July 14 to be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame three years after her retirement as its vice director. She is widely known for having a hand in several of DLA’s triumphs.

July 9, 2015

DLA Distribution Norfolk team player with Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard in Pacer Goose 2015

In early July, the Ocean Giant set sail from Norfolk Naval Base with 2 million pounds of supplies on an 11-day voyage to the U.S. Armed Forces’ northernmost military installation in the world. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., was part of the team tasked with the U.S. Space Command’s yearly surface resupply for 650 U.S. Air Force personnel at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland, in support of Operation Pacer Goose 2015.

July 9, 2015

Europe’s Bruner awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle and Material Handling Equipment Operator Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year

Lawrence Bruner, materials handler supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle and Material Handling Equipment Operator Supervisor/Leader of the Year award for his efforts in the distribution center’s Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point, or TCSP.

July 8, 2015

Legacy of change: Former budget leader, Energy director joins DLA Hall of Fame.

Richard Connelly, who led two different offices in Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters and two agency organizations with different missions, is being inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame for his contributions to the agency’s success.

July 8, 2015

ILEAD students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna

Foreign military officers enrolled in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Jul. 7 to learn about DLA’s global distribution network and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.

July 8, 2015

Puget Sound’s Murphy awarded Inventory Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year

Darren Murphy, inventory management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Inventory Management Civilian Supervisor/Leader of the Year award for his stewardship through inventory accuracy.

July 7, 2015

Former supply director of the ‘Mighty Land’ inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

As the driving force behind the development and implementation of the first corporate long-term contracts awarded by DLA for each of the three original equipment manufacturers, Ivan Hall will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 14.

July 7, 2015

Third DLA Cost Summit opens further discussions on savings, stewardship

Senior finance and logistics personnel from the Defense Logistics Agency and the Defense Department discussed cost savings and stewardship during the DLA Cost Summit June 29 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

July 7, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

Jason Zeppuhar had been with DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Team for two and half years and had previously deployed to assist with projects at Portsmouth, Va., and Ft. Knox. When he heard he was headed to Monrovia, Liberia, he was ready for a new challenge.