DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.

Sept. 1, 2016

DLA Distribution initiates mapping operations at Fort Bragg

On August 16, DLA Distribution’s newest operation, DLA Distribution Mapping at Fort Bragg, delivered its first shipment, consisting of four topographic maps for mission planning, to local customers.

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna generates donations for Feds Feeds Families campaign with “CANstruction” challenge

To energize its employees about the 2016 Feds Feed Families campaign and increase donations, DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna devised a challenge for the team to put its creativity- and generosity- to the test.

Aug. 29, 2016

Air Mobility students learn Distribution, tour DoD’s largest warehouse

On Aug. 24, students in the Advanced Study of Air Mobility Program from United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., stopped by DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., to learn how the organization operates 25 distribution centers globally, before touring the Department of Defense’s largest warehouse at DLA Distribution Susquehanna.

Aug. 26, 2016

Distribution remembers Women’s Equality Day

Each year, since 1971, August 26 has been designated and celebrated in the United States as Women’s Equality Day.

Aug. 25, 2016

Laskodi visits distribution centers, engages with customers

On his first trip as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi made stops to meet employees and tour locations in Jacksonville, Fla., Warner Robins, Ga., Albany, Ga., Cherry Point, N.C., Richmond, Va., Oklahoma City, Okla., and Hill, Utah.

Aug. 24, 2016

EUCOM and AFRICOM regional operations director visits Distribution headquarters

Army Col. William Krahling, director of United States European Command and United States Africa Command Regional Operations, and his staff visited DLA Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Aug. 18 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports the warfighter.

Aug. 23, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center’s Sasebo detachment wins Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, Sasebo Detachment, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award in the small category for its support to the warfighter in the Pacific Command Area of Responsibility.

Aug. 19, 2016

San Diego mock audit yields promising results

As practice for advanced stages of its current Independent Public Accountant audit, DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., put itself to the test, conducting its own mock audit in late July to ensure its processes are repeatable and sustainable.

Aug. 17, 2016

Red River’s Merrell celebrates 50 years of federal service

Shirley Merrell, a supply system analyst with DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, recently celebrated her 50th year of federal service.