DLA News Archive

Tag: Africa

Feb. 18, 2021

DLA Team Ensures U.S. Troops in Africa Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 continues to plague the planet, the Defense Logistics Agency fully supports the federal response by distributing vaccines across the world to austere Defense Department locations, including the Horn of Africa.

July 15, 2019

Rear Adm. Lindsey visits DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy

Navy Rear Adm. Yancy B. Lindsey, Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia/ Commander, Maritime Air Forces, Naples, visited Defense Logistics Agency Sigonella, Italy, on a recent tour of Naval Air Station Sigonella.  Navy Cdr. Vincent Erno, commander of DDSI showed Lindsey through the various warehouses and the full complement of

Oct. 11, 2016

DLA Distribution opens operation in Djibouti

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution cut the ribbon on its newest facility during a ceremony with logistics partners and customers September 30.

March 15, 2016

DLA, AFRICOM extend partnership

DLA and U.S. Africa Command in February signed a three-year agreement that outlines and extends DLA's support to the regional command.

July 20, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

An employee with the federal government for 32 years, travel was very familiar to Wayne Myers. Supporting the customer on site in West Africa, however, was new to him.

July 14, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

A 23-year retired Marine, Peter Todd wasn’t worried about finding his way in a third-world country. Describing himself as flexible, he was confident that wherever DLA sent him, he’d be able to succeed.

July 7, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

Jason Zeppuhar had been with DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Team for two and half years and had previously deployed to assist with projects at Portsmouth, Va., and Ft. Knox. When he heard he was headed to Monrovia, Liberia, he was ready for a new challenge.