DLA News Archive

Tag: Norfolk

March 26, 2019

With the clock ticking, teamwork gets a ship underway

Navy Lt., SC, Willard Trefren with Defense Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania was one of many that got a desperate call for help; get us this part fast or the USS James E. Williams will not be underway in time.“It was a high priority requisition form,” said Trefren. “Essentially there are some things that a ship has to have up and running or

Aug. 31, 2018

Norfolk’s Brothers named Employee of the Quarter

Margaret Brothers, a management assistant at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia at Williamsburg, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Sept. 21, 2017

Norfolk distribution center supports troops at Guantanamo Bay with fresh foods delivery

Adding to DLA Distribution’s ongoing support to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts, last week its Norfolk, Virginia, distribution center shipped various food items to warfighters at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Aug. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Norfolk’s Pier Operations Team assists Navy

The diversity of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia operations allows for a great team of personnel with specialized skills, customer focus and a passion for achieving excellence working throughout the organization. One of these specialized groups is the Pier Operations Team.

Aug. 2, 2017

Document Services supports high-profile White House, shipboard events

Document Services, a division of DLA Information Operations, recently supported a high-profile White House event and the commissioning of the Navy's largest ship.

July 14, 2017

Matthews takes the helm at DLA Distribution Norfolk

United States Navy Supply Corps Capt. Andrew M. Matthews assumed command of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, in a July 14 ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

July 13, 2017

Thetford recognized for achievements as commander of Norfolk distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. Harry T. Thetford has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia.

May 5, 2017

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy chief petty officer’s birthday

April 1 marked the 124th birthday of the Navy chief petty officer rank. The team at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, paused on March 31 to celebrate this event.

Dec. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk celebrates promotions of two sailors

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., recently paused to promote two military personnel to the next higher rank. Both ceremonies were officiated by Navy Capt. Harry Thetford, commander of the distribution center.

Dec. 20, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk cuts ribbon on renovated building

DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., commander Navy Capt. Harry Thetford, and deputy commander Denise Cordeiro cut the ribbon on newly renovated office space during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 28.