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April 28, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commander visits DLA Distribution Warner Robins

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commander Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow visits DLA Distribution Warner Robins for first time since taking command of the DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Jan. 14, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk sends first COVID-19 vaccine military air

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s medical mission team is supporting Operation Warp Speed by delivering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to overseas Defense Department locations, deployed Navy Fleet units and several locations within the continental U.S.

Oct. 9, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General shares Columbus Day safety message.

Commanding General Reventlow, USMC, shares his Distribution wide safety message.

Sept. 18, 2020

DLA Distribution’s Eric McEldowney has been awarded the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award

Eric McEldowney, has been awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Superior Civilian Service Award.

July 17, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Hackette promoted to master sergeant

Army Sgt. 1st Class Kwesi Hackette was promoted to the rank of Master Sgt. during a late morning ceremony at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, June 5 in the company of a small group of family and co-workers. Hackette serves as the Operations and Installation non-commissioned officer in charge.

Jan. 16, 2020

Career logistician emphasizes importance of DLA mission to joint military audience

To remain relevant and effective as the last remaining superpower it is essential for members of the U.S. military to remain as informed as possible on technology, processes and world events as they evolve. For that reason, reserve soldiers and sailors assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s headquarters spent their January drill attending a joint training course.

Dec. 30, 2019

Army War College class tours Eastern Distribution Center, receives firsthand look at the global logistics in action

With wars fought on multiple fronts and installations around the world, logistics plays a major role in accomplishing that mission. Fortunately for the students and staff at the war college, the Eastern Distribution Center, the largest military warehouse in the entire world, is less than 25 miles away.

Nov. 1, 2019

SDDC Deputy Commander visits DLA Distribution, tours EDC

Army Col. Lillard D. Evans, deputy commander of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Oct. 15, for a general overview on DLA Distribution’s mission and function and a discussion about consolidation and containerization point eligibility and the need for a west coast port of embarkment.

Oct. 31, 2019

Local Pennsylvania Rotary Club visit to DLA Distribution highlights growth, technology

Much has changed since retired Army Col. George Connolly was assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, more than 30 years ago. The agency’s role in supporting Department of Defense operations and humanitarian assistance grew dramatically beginning with Operation Desert Shield in 1990 and continued through now more than 18 years of military deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. Warehouses at the New Cumberland facility have expanded and become much more automated. Global positioning satellites now make tracking cargo more detailed than ever.

Oct. 25, 2019

Demo of circa World War I defense building marks end of one era and beginning of another

In 1918, the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department established a depot on 851 acres of land in rural New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, based on its proximity to the Susquehanna River and Pennsylvania Railroad. Now, after 101 years of service, the last original warehouse structure from that era is being demolished.