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Archive: December, 2016

Dec. 30, 2016

Oklahoma City’s Stella awarded the Paul D. Oliver DLA Distribution Packaging Excellence Award

David Stella, packaging specialist for the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking branch at DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was awarded the 2015 Paul D. Oliver DLA Distribution Packaging Excellence Award.

Dec. 29, 2016

Richmond’s Gambrell retires after 27 years of federal service

David R. Gambrell, DLA Distribution Richmond, Va., deputy director will retire on Dec. 31, after 27 years of federal service.

Dec. 28, 2016

Susquehanna’s Finn presented award for support to National Guard and Reserve

On December 16, Paul Finn, Eastern Distribution Center operations manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., was presented the Patriotic Employer award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, South Central Pennsylvania.

Dec. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk celebrates promotions of two sailors

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., recently paused to promote two military personnel to the next higher rank. Both ceremonies were officiated by Navy Capt. Harry Thetford, commander of the distribution center.

Dec. 22, 2016

Local students meet with chief of staff, learn how the warfighter receives supplies at DLA Distribution

On Dec. 13, 26 students from Central York High School’s advanced placement U.S. Government and Politics class visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters for an overview on how the Department of Defense supplies its men and women in uniform.

Dec. 20, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk cuts ribbon on renovated building

DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., commander Navy Capt. Harry Thetford, and deputy commander Denise Cordeiro cut the ribbon on newly renovated office space during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 28.

Dec. 16, 2016

Navy Reservists team up with DLA Distribution Korea

As part of their annual training, a group of United States Navy Reservists joined forces for the first time with United States Army soldiers, civilians and Korean nationals to work together as a team for the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. With the help of the reservists, the team processed nearly 2,000 lines this past November.

Dec. 15, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center holds annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted their 11th annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally on Nov. 10. Eight teams consisting of 37 participants competed in five events designed to test their safe forklift operating skills.

Dec. 14, 2016

Israeli general officer, logistics chief visits DLA Distribution

The general officer in charge of logistics for the Israel Defense Forces visited the largest distribution center in the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network Dec. 6.

Dec. 13, 2016

Nine DLA Distribution employees to be honored at the DLA 49th Annual Employee Recognition Program

Nine DLA Distribution employees will be honored at this year’s DLA 49th Annual Employee Recognition Program ceremony. The program seeks to recognize outstanding performers in all segments of the DLA workforce.

Dec. 12, 2016

Richmond’s Southall retires with 40 years of federal service

Laura Tucker Southall, management and program analyst at DLA Distribution Richmond, Va., will retire on Jan. 3, with 40 years and 10 months of federal service.

Dec. 9, 2016

Richmond’s Branch retires after 36 years of federal service

Charita Branch, a supervisory general supply specialist with DLA Distribution Richmond, Va., will retire on Jan. 2, after 36 years of federal service.

Dec. 6, 2016

Distribution’s Davis promoted to colonel

In front of family and friends, DLA Distribution’s Air Force Lt Col Mike Davis was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony Dec. 2.

Dec. 6, 2016

Commentary: History comes full circle at Yokosuka

As Dec. 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, in which nearly 2,500 U.S. military members and civilians were killed, DLA honors their memory with a commentary from a current Navy sailor serving with DLA in Japan.

Dec. 2, 2016

Distribution’s chief of staff receives Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service

Perry Knight, chief of staff at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service during DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s inaugural town hall at the new Distribution headquarters building on Nov. 18.