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Nov. 15, 2021

DLA Distribution team wins DLA Director's Strategic Goals Award in two categories

The DLA Vaccine Operations Team won the Trusted Mission Partner, Warfighter Always award and the DLA Distribution Norfolk CEP-156 Medical Mission Team was recognized in the Warfighter Always, Support to the Nation award.

Nov. 15, 2021

DLA 60th Anniversary: In their own words

John Webber, Jr., DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Nov. 15, 2021

National Native American Heritage Month event highlights theme: ‘Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit’

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated National Native American Heritage Month with a virtual observance on Nov. 10 at its Philadelphia headquarters. James Metcalfe II, the director of the Western New York National Cemetery and a citizen of the Seneca Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy, was the event’s keynote speaker. He addressed this year’s theme of, “Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit.”

Nov. 11, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Veterans Day remarks

The theme for Veterans Day 2021, “Honoring All Who Served,” is centered on the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which was dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1921, with the burial of an unknown World War I service member. In the aftermath of WWII and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

Nov. 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Marine Corps birthday message

November 10th marks the 246th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps Birthday; I would like to wish all Marines, past and present, and our DLA Distribution employees a Very Happy Marine Corps Birthday!

Nov. 10, 2021

Voice Pick technology implemented at DLA Distribution Hill 

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill, Utah, has been using Voice Pick technology in their high traffic areas since February. 

Nov. 8, 2021

DLA Distribution Sigonella supports Navy ships amid historic flooding

As a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, also known as a “medicane,” battered southern Italy for a third day in late October, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella workers raced to prepare shipments for Navy customers.

Nov. 5, 2021

As military COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms, DLA Distribution ships vaccines to overseas troops

To protect the force and defend the American people, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum directing full COVID-19 vaccinations for all U.S. Armed Forces Aug. 23. Since this mandate, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has been working tirelessly to ship vaccines for unvaccinated deployed troops.

Nov. 5, 2021

Collaboration improves Marine One fleet readiness operations

While every aircraft serving the U.S. armed forces is critical to mission success, few roles are as important to both morale and mission as Marine One. Because of this, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina team takes its duty seriously keeping the Marine Corps Helicopter Squadron One [HMX-1] ready for service.

Nov. 4, 2021

DLA Distribution Brenda Watkins retiring after 16 year career

Brenda Watkins is retiring from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama in December following a 16-year career. Watkins started her career in January 2005 as a distribution process worker.