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Archive: May, 2016

May 31, 2016

Anniston’s commander recognized for outstanding achievements during tenure

Army Lt. Col. Hattie Richardson has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her achievements while serving as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala. During her tenure, her leadership resulted in the organization performing well above the DLA standards in quality, performance, accountability, and safety.

May 31, 2016

Distribution commander guides local high school students in future planning

DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix met with approximately 300 Penn Manor High School students, during two assemblies, to discuss their futures on May 20.

May 27, 2016

Susquehanna’s Murphy selected as Employee of the Week

Army Sgt. Adam Murphy, employee assigned to the transportation branch at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 23 to 27.

May 26, 2016

DLA Distribution Bahrain welcomes new commander

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Erik R. Naley, assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, Southwest Asia, in a ceremony May 26. The ceremony was officiated by Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Bahrain commander, Navy Supply Corps Capt. Sean M. Egge.

May 25, 2016

Wanack recognized for achievements as commander of Bahrain distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Todd A. Wanack has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain, Southwest Asia.

May 24, 2016

“Great ShakeOut” at DLA Distribution Hill reinforces emergency preparedness

In late April, the Utah Division of Emergency Management conducted the Great Utah ShakeOut, an emergency drill to exercise the potential of a 7.5-magnitued earthquake anticipated for the Wasatch Front. In connection with the Great Utah ShakeOut, Hill Air Force Base and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill conducted an “exercise week,” with drills practicing an increase to the Force Protection Conditions, shelter-in-place, active shooter scenarios, and additional natural and man-made disaster scenarios facing those who live and work within the area.

May 23, 2016

Abel announced as next Distribution headquarters Future Operations director

Paul Abel has been announced as the next DLA Distribution headquarters Future Operations director. Currently Abel serves as DLA Distribution Europe deputy commander, a position he has held since April 2013.

May 20, 2016

Former Susquehanna first sergeant departs DLA; receives medal for service

Completing a 1-year tour as Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation senior enlisted advisor, Army 1st Sgt. Michael S. Warren, handed over the organization’s colors on May 13 and received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his service from April 2015 to May 2016.

May 20, 2016

Susquehanna’s Middleton selected as Employee of the Week

Kelly Middleton, supply technician at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 16 to 20.

May 19, 2016

Distribution police officers honor National Police Week with ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Police Force hosted a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to local, state, and Federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty on May 18, in the base chapel. Each year, our nation loses between 140-160 law enforcement officers in the line of duty.

May 18, 2016

DLA Distribution practices the Continuity of Operations Plan

In keeping with the efforts to strengthen preparedness capabilities, the Continuity of Operations planners of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution recently took the Emergency Relocation Group to an alternate work site.

May 17, 2016

Tracy Fitness Center enhances the healthy lifestyles and resiliency of DLA San Joaquin

The opening of a state-of-the-art fitness center at DLA San Joaquin is meeting one of the main objectives of the DLA Strategic Plan; DLA San Joaquin employees are becoming more resilient in both their professional and personal lives.

May 16, 2016

Davis assumes commander as DLA Army Reserve Element Commander

United States Army Col. Ronnie M. Davis has assumed command as the Defense Logistics Agency headquarters’ ninth J9 Army Reserve Element commander.

May 13, 2016

Distribution to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month takes place in May. It celebrates the culture, traditions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

May 13, 2016

Susquehanna’s Bowers named Employee of the Week

Stephen Bowers, materials examiner and identifier at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 9 to 13.