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Oct. 21, 2015

New Cumberland community supported during Federal Day of Service

On Oct. 16, more than 230 federal workers throughout Pennsylvania’s Capital Region volunteered their time at local nonprofits as part of the third annual Federal Day of Service. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s commander, Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix, along with local military and family members volunteered their time at the West Shore Senior Center, distributing food and other necessities to those less fortunate.

Oct. 20, 2015

DLA Distribution Albany assists in humanitarian relief to Hurricane Joaquin ravaged South Carolina

South Carolina is gradually moving into recovery mode following widespread flooding from an early October storm that dumped as much as 26 inches of rain across the state's midland and coastal areas.

Oct. 19, 2015

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

On Oct. 13, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., celebrated the Navy’s 240th birthday. Norfolk is DLA Distribution’s largest operation supporting Navy customers.

Oct. 16, 2015

World War II veteran of Normandy Omaha beach landing receives medals

In a small church nestled in a quiet Atlanta, Ga. suburb, DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix and Deputy Commanding General, National Guard Army Brig. Gen. John King, presented a World War II veteran, Army Sgt. Earnest Felton Jett, Sr. with over a dozen medals and badges including the French A Ses Liberateurs Medal, Normandy, D-Day Comm, Belgium Comm, American Campaign, Transportation Medal, Driving Badge, Qualification Badge with bars, Infantry Badge, Belgium Fouraguerre, and French Fouraguerre.

Oct. 15, 2015

Susquehanna’s Lewis receives Military of the Quarter award

Army Staff Sgt. David Lewis, aerial delivery equipment supply supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the DLA Distribution Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter award for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Oct. 13, 2015

Anniston distribution center supports Operation Inherent Resolve

Over the last several months, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been doing its part to support Operation Inherent Resolve – the military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), by supporting Foreign Military Sales requests for United States allied forces.

Oct. 13, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees and leadership gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the Navy Oct. 13, in honor of the service’s 240th anniversary.

Oct. 9, 2015

Distribution’s Stoff retires after 24 years in the U.S. Air Force

On Thursday, Oct. 8, surrounded by friends, coworkers and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution leadership, Air Force Col. Karen D. Stoff, retired after 24 years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force.

Oct. 8, 2015

Puget Sound employee art showcases “warfighter first” focus

Thanks to the talents of one employee, the DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., workforce has a permanent reminder of the mission they serve.

Oct. 8, 2015

Yokosuka’s Royal wins Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Navy Chief Petty Officer Murphy Royal, former Emergency Supply Operations Center and Future Planning chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his exceptional performance, outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership.