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COREX trains disposition pros near and far
Disposal Services Representative Jose Perea, from the DLA Disposition Services site in Barstow, California, directs excess furniture to a yard for soon-to-be scrap items during COREX '21 in Battle Creek, Mich. Perea is part of a team charged with constructing and manning a full-service expeditionary property disposal site as preparation for downrange work. Another COREX team will operate from Guam through most of June.
June 11, 2021 - Annual training for expeditionary civilians and DLA reserve military members is underway at pop-up property disposal sites in Michigan and Guam.

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia command changes hands in traditional ceremony
Navy Capt. Thomas Neville III relinquishes command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, to Navy Capt. Andrew Lewis at a ceremony on June 11, 2021. Neville was at the helm of DDNV through the entire COVID-19 pandemic and the support operations out of DDNV.
June 11, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, a key strategic logistics hub co-located with the largest U.S. Naval shipyard, changed command from Navy Capt. Thomas Neville III to Navy Capt. Andrew J. Lewis June 11.

Nuclear enterprise, process improvement champion to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame
Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, the Defense Logistics Agency’s 18th director and only the second one to have served in three different assignments at DLA, is a member of the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.
June 11, 2021 - Former DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, who was best known for reaffirming the agency’s commitment to the nuclear enterprise, is among nine new inductees into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame. 

Agency’s 8th director to be inducted into 2020 DLA Hall of Fame 
Former Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Donald Babers is among nine inductees into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.
June 10, 2021 - Former Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Donald Babers, who led the agency through rapid growth in material management and contract administration from 1984 to 1986, is among nine inductees into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame. 

Expeditionary training facility dedicated to former DLA employee Krissie K. Davis
The family of Krissie K. Davis and DLA Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic pose for a group picture in front of the sign for Krissie K. Davis Administration and Operations Building 349 at Camp Atterbury in Indiana. Davis was one of four civilians and one soldier honored during a ceremony July 3.
June 9, 2021 - Davis was killed while on deployment to Afghanistan in 2015. DLA leaders and family members gathered to help memorialize her at Indiana's Camp Atterbury June 3.

Chief counsel of labor, employment issues helps set agency pandemic policies 
Tia Miller, the Defense Logistics Agency’s chief counsel of labor and employment issues, is DLA’s go-to source on what’s legal and what leaders can expect of DLA’s 26,000 employees during the pandemaic.
June 8, 2021 - From the effect of facial hair on proper mask fitting to teleworker requests for ergonomic chairs, Tia Miller is the Defense Logistics Agency’s go-to source on what’s legal and what leaders can expect of DLA’s 26,000 employees during the pandemic. 

DLA director and senior enlisted leader address DLA Joint Reserve Force
Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic speaks to DLA reservists at the mostly virtual Joint Reserve Force Annual Leadership Review June 4, 2021. Photo by Chris Erbe.
June 8, 2021 - The DLA director and senior enlisted leader spoke to DLA reservists at the Joint Reserve Force Annual Leadership Review June 4. The event, held each year as a weekend-long training and career development exercise for reservist leaders, was conducted both in-person and virtually.

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution, thanks employees for COVID-19 support
Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, Defense Logistics Agency Director, center, receives an update brief from DLA Distribution Commander, Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, left, his Deputy Commander, Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, right and select senior leaders and subject matter experts in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, May 13, 2021. (Photo by Dawn Bonsell, DLA Distribution Public Affairs)
June 7, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is being recognized at high levels for providing critical support to the warfighter and our federal partners engaged in the fight against COVID-19, the DLA director told employees during a May 13 visit.

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