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Sept. 10, 2020

New DLA senior enlisted leader shares leadership challenges, successes

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal's 30-year career logistics career has prepared her to lead DLA's more than 26,000 military and civilian employees as the agency's new senior enlisted leader.

Aug. 13, 2019

Riggers are the Foundation for Every Parachute in the U.S. Army

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Behind every military aerial delivery is a highly skilled group that meticulously prepare the chutes and the packages that seem to fall effortlessly out of their military transports. They are called Riggers.

July 1, 2018

DLA parachute riggers do more than just pack chutes

DLA parachute riggers do more than just pack chutes.

Jan. 2, 2018

DLA Distribution Susquehanna Parachute Rigger Team conducts military free fall

On a cold and blustery late November day, Parachute Rigger team members from the DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania, gathered to prepare for a military free fall qualification jump over Paddy’s field in the township of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.