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Archive: August, 2017

Aug. 10, 2017

Senior Procurement Executives meet in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Acquisition Executive and Head of Contracting Activity Cathy Contreras hosted the Senior Procurement Executive primary-level field activity Aviation Review, Aug. 1 – 2, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. DLA’s Acquisition Director Matthew Beebe attended the event and was briefed by Aviation’s leadership on current acquisition topics.

Aug. 10, 2017

Peace recognized for achievements as commander of DLA Distribution Puget Sound

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Mark Peace has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Washington.

Aug. 9, 2017

DLA Distribution Warner Robins PPPM team selected for Team of the Quarter

The DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Section Special Assets Division team has been selected as DLA Distribution Team of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2017.

Aug. 9, 2017

Excess reduction effort presses on at Gimcheon

Staff members at DLA Disposition Services at Gimcheon, South Korea, continue to demonstrate their support for divestiture efforts by a variety of Army commands peninsula wide.

Aug. 9, 2017

DLA director returns to DSCR for DLA Aviation overview

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams returned to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 31 to receive a DLA Aviation overview.

Aug. 9, 2017

Sailor receives meritorious advancement at DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor

Navy Logistics Specialist 2nd Class (Surface Warfare/Aviation Warfare) Matthew J. Fernandez of Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Pearl Harbor received a meritorious advancement to Logistics Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) from Cmdr. Thomas Marszalek, DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor Detachment Director, on July 31. Fernandez was pinned by his wife, LS2 Rosalba Fernandez and their 4-year-old daughter, Kayla.

Aug. 9, 2017

DLA Joint Reserves leader brings closure to families of sailors killed at Pearl Harbor

The chief of staff for the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force has volunteered to serve on two honor details this year, returning to family members the remains of newly identified sailors killed in World War II.

Aug. 8, 2017

DLA director hosts first town hall at Troop Support

Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams , who took charge of DLA June 16, addressed the Troop Support workforce in Philadelphia during a town hall Aug. 2. He hosted the town hall after meeting with each of Troop Support’s five supply chains: Subsistence, Clothing and Textiles, Construction and Equipment, Medical and Industrial Hardware.

Aug. 8, 2017

DLA Energy saves money and more for QLLEX 2017

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas at Houston performed command and control functions for jet fuel in support of the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, July 17-28.

Aug. 8, 2017

Corpus Christi’s Atoe named Employee of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, employee Elyse Atoe has been selected as DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2017.