DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency Distribution

Sept. 11, 2023

Remembering 9/11: DLA Distribution operations director recalls morning at Pentagon

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, was sunny and clear at the nation’s capital. Paul Abel, then an Army lieutenant colonel working in Army logistics at the Pentagon, put the top down on his convertible for the short commute to work. He even called his father, who worked in the same building in the 1960s, to brag that he would enjoy the late summer day through a window in his recently relocated office.

July 31, 2023

2 DLA employees earn DOD Workforce Recruitment Program awards

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees received honors during the Defense Department’s 2023 Workforce Recruitment Program Awards ceremony July 27 in Alexandria, Virginia.

April 12, 2021

DLA increases map production cycle, ensures safety in aircraft navigation

Maps guide us where we need to go, but they are only as current as their last update. For many years, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Distribution distributed updated map products to customers on a 168-day production cycle. That changed in February when the Federal Aviation Administration determined that timeline was too long and could lead to safety issues in aeronautical navigation.

Aug. 20, 2019

Subsistence, DLA Distribution support Pacer Goose mission

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain, in partnership with DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, provides support to the Air Force's annual re-supply mission, Pacer Goose Sustainment 2019, at Thule Air Base, Greenland.

Nov. 22, 2016

DLA Distribution headquarters recognizes veteran employees

DLA Distribution headquarters and Army Col. Brad J. Eungard, commander of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., hosted a Veteran’s Day recognition program on Nov. 9, in the auditorium of the brand new Distribution headquarters building.

Nov. 1, 2016

Chilean Navy visits DLA Distribution

Members of the Chilean Navy visited the largest distribution center in the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Oct. 28 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers. The visit included Rear Adm. Guido Cabrera, supply director of the Chilean Navy.

Nov. 1, 2016

Princesses, Pirates and Porcupines unite in the quest for candy at the annual CDC Halloween Parade

Tenants of Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna lined the streets surrounding the Child Development Center and the installation fire station to hand out candy to approximately 120 ghouls, goblins, superheroes and princesses during the Halloween parade on Oct. 31.

Oct. 31, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Michael Watson

Resiliency is one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s five core values: Integrity, Resiliency and Diversity, Innovation, Accountability and Excellence. Resiliency is the foundation for agency leaders’ actions in support of their customers and employees. It provides employees flexibility to adapt to changing environments while achieving outstanding results.

Oct. 28, 2016

Eisenhower students meet with DLA Distribution leaders, program alumni

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington, D.C, visited DLA Distribution Oct. 27 where they met with former graduates now serving as DLA Distribution leaders, including commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

Oct. 24, 2016

New Cumberland Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation host 5k in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to help raise awareness against domestic violence, the Family Advocacy Program and MWR New Cumberland Fitness Department hosted the Domestic Violence Awareness 5K Fun Run and two-mile walk on October 19.