DLA News Archive

Tag: Distribution

Jan. 14, 2022

DLA Distribution launches re-warehousing dashboard application

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution launched a re-warehousing dashboard application within the agency’s Qlik® software in October. The application provides visibility to re-warehousing stow performance and tools to identify storage efficiencies at the agency’s 24 global distribution centers.

Jan. 12, 2022

DLA Distribution Susquehanna dispatcher is awarded DLA Emergency Communication Center Dispatcher of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Emergency Dispatcher Jack Dietrich has been awarded the 2021 DLA Emergency Communication Center Dispatcher of the Year award.

Jan. 4, 2022

DLA Susquehanna firefighters rescue two people from burning building

When the alarm rang at the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna fire house shortly after 7:00 a.m. Dec. 30, firefighters assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Truck 69 were dispatched to 813 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, for a four-unit apartment building fire.

Dec. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution distributes 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution shipped the 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to Defense Department employees Dec. 17, less than a year after the initial shipment Dec. 22, 2020.

Dec. 22, 2021

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander visits DLA Distribution Bahrain

U.S. Army Col. Gerard Acosta, commander Defense Logistics Agency Central Command and Southern Command, visited DLA Distribution, Bahrain Nov. 3, to receive a tour of DLA Distribution Bahrain facilities and learn more of what the distribution center offers, specifically to DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM.

Dec. 6, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego employee retires after 42 years of federal service

Accountable Officer, Vincent Grace, retired from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California Sep. 7 following 42 years of federal service.

Nov. 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Thanksgiving Day remarks

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth colonists’ celebration of a harrowing but fruitful first year in America thanks to the aid of the Wampanoag and Pawtuxet tribes, and 158 years since, in the midst of a Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November "as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise" following a significant Union victory at Gettysburg.

Nov. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution's Shipman rescues woman from drowning

While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman, rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal Oct. 25.

Nov. 19, 2021

In Their Own Words David Olenick, DLA Distribution

David Olenick, DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution increases Veterans Affairs support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is expanding support to the Department of Veterans Affairs, increasing the original three-year $24.5 million VA agreement to a five-year $180 million agreement.