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May 18, 2022

Top enlisted position changes command at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The position of senior enlisted advisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, changed hands May 4 as Army 1st Sgt. Marcio F. Teixeira relinquished command to Army 1st Sgt. Gabriel L. Hamilton. The moment doubled as a retirement ceremony for Teixeira honoring his over 20 years of service in the U.S. Army.

May 4, 2022

DLA firefighters save lives in New Cumberland apartment fire

As fire raged through an apartment building on 813 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Defense Logistics Agency firefighters assigned to DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire & Emergency Services responded to the fire alarm at 7:26 a.m. Dec. 30. Initial reports from the scene identified a fire in a first-floor apartment and multiple victims trapped on the second floor.

March 16, 2022

Eisenhower School visits DLA Distribution, gets first-hand lesson in global logistics support

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution March 4, the school’s first in-person visit since COVID-19 related restrictions were put in place.

Aug. 1, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna receives new Division Chief

Amy Snyder assumes the role of Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Division Chief for Security & Emergency Services today.

July 9, 2021

DLA Distribution expands knowledge and training with DEFENDER-Europe 21 exercise

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution played an integral role in the DEFENDER-Europe 21 exercise, testing the capabilities of the distribution network to support the warfighter flexibly and sustainably on an emergent basis.

June 14, 2021

DLA provides masks to St. Croix residents

The Defense Logistics Agency delivered over 42,000 face masks to the U.S. Virgin Islands April 23 through May 20 on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services and in support of the U.S. government’s effort to support the global pandemic response.

June 7, 2021

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution, thanks employees for COVID-19 support

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.

March 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Susquehanna commander speaks to New Cumberland Borough businesses and leadership

Army Col. Trent Conner, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, spoke to New Cumberland Borough leadership and businesses at the New Cumberland Business and Professional Group monthly meeting in the New Cumberland Fire House Annex March 17.

March 18, 2021

DLA Distribution delivers Johnson & Johnson vaccines to overseas troops

The Defense Logistics Agency started receiving and shipping Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to overseas troops just days after the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency-use authorization Feb. 27.

March 17, 2021

DLA Distribution undertakes ongoing improvement effort to Consolidation and Containerization point process

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continue to identify opportunities to improve support to the Warfighter. In a recent continuous process improvement event the team made recommendations to reduce ineligible cargo sent to the consolidation and containerization points, and created a new partnership with U.S. Transportation Command to identify ineligible cargo destined for overseas shipment.