DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

July 6, 2015

Distribution’s airborne riggers: Support on the ground and in the air

Among the boxes, air pallets, and trucks at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., there is a unique team tucked in the midst: DLA’s only parachute rigger unit. The team’s set of responsibilities is unlike any other; not only do they provide mission receiving support like other distribution centers, they also provide parachute pack and maintenance activities for units across all military services.

July 4, 2015

2015 Independence Day Message

On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence and democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the "land of the free and the home of the brave" so they can begin their American dream. Here at DLA Distribution, we come to work every day to support the warfighters and civilians who allow this to continue to be the "land of the free and the home of the brave."

July 2, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Vietnam War 50th anniversary

To kick off its participation in a federal, 13-year long commemoration of those that served during the Vietnam War, DLA Distribution hosted veterans Sgt. (Ret.) Joseph Boslet and re-enactor Timothy Meade from the U.S. Army Heritage Center in Carlisle, Pa.

July 1, 2015

San Diego’s Roddy wins Global Distribution Excellence: Transportation Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Carol Roddy, transportation management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Transportation Management Senior Civilian of the Year for her expertise in transportation policy, attention to detail and outstanding customer service.

June 26, 2015

Distribution town hall honors employees, focuses on VPP

Recognizing employees and rededicating the organization’s commitment to safety was the theme of DLA Distribution’s town hall June 25, hosted by commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

June 25, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

If you were flown into a rainforest in one of the poorest countries in the world and tasked with receiving, storing and issuing items to support the construction and operation of treatment units to battle the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record, what would be your first step?

June 23, 2015

Distribution promotes Better Buying Power goals with effective competition

Working to increase small business competition across its network of 24 centers around the globe, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is supporting Better Buying Power goals through more effective use of market research.

June 22, 2015

DLA Distributions Laird graduates from 2015 Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program

Brian P. Laird, deputy director of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Future Plans Directorate, graduated from the Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program on May 21.

June 22, 2015

A community celebrates DLA Distribution’s incoming and outgoing leaders with Hail and Farewell

Friends, family, coworkers and local government officials gathered together inside the Texarkana College’s Truman Arnold Student Center for the Hail and Farewell ceremony of Army Lt. Col. Anthony A. Stoeger and Army Lt. Col. Milton G. Kelly June 11. The ceremony was hosted by the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce.

June 1, 2015

Port Hueneme’s Valle named Employee of the Quarter

Celia Valle, material packer at DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015.