DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

Oct. 5, 2016

DLA Distribution issues 2016 flu vaccine

For the 10th year in a row, DLA Distribution is ensuring the storage and distribution of the seasonal influenza vaccine to military all over the globe.

Sept. 29, 2016

National Preparedness Month: Preparing for a Flood

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. This year’s theme is once again “Don’t wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

Sept. 28, 2016

Commander’s Cup winners announced following final event in series

New Cumberland Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officially closed out its sixth annual Commander’s Cup, which ran from May 20 through September 23, with a 10k race.

Sept. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk graduates supervisors from Foundations of High Performing Leadership

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, recently celebrated the graduation of 65 supervisors from an intensive, multi-day leadership course.

Sept. 23, 2016

Norfolk distribution center supports annual “Run with the Chiefs” event

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., recently opened its streets to support Naval Station Norfolk’s “Run with the Chiefs” event. This year’s 5k run had more than 1,000 participants, and was a celebration of past and present chief petty officers and selectees.

Sept. 22, 2016

Former Distribution leader inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch inducted former agency leader David Ennis into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 19, 2016

DLA San Joaquin celebrates Resiliency Day

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., located in Tracy, Calif., kicked off Resiliency Day on Sept. 7, but senior leadership went one step further and declared the entire month of September “Resiliency Month.”

Sept. 16, 2016

Red River’s Chatman makes use of DLA’s Health and Wellness program to lose 130 pounds

Roshad Chatman, a material handler at DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, faced a harsh reality when at 409 pounds, he lost his license to drive the stock selector. The stock selector license carries a weight limit of 300 pounds, meaning he would have to lose 109 pounds.

Sept. 9, 2016

Tobyhanna distribution center welcomes new commander

Army Lt. Col. Jerome (Jay) Barnard assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., in a ceremony on September 9. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Sept. 8, 2016

Tobyhanna marks outgoing commander’s accomplishments

As Army Lt. Col. John Turner prepares to depart tomorrow as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., the distribution center celebrated his accomplishments during his tour.