DLA News Archive

Tag: DLA Distribution Headquarters

April 8, 2019

Director’s shadow program provides illumination, inspiration

Associate General Counsel Eura Cherry recently gained a unique perspective by shadowing DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams.

March 14, 2018

Distribution Headquarters honors past deputy with newly named Campbell Conference Room

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, DLA Distribution commanding general, Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi dedicated the command conference room to a DLA Distribution legend Phyllis C. Campbell, Senior Executive Service.

July 20, 2016

Defense Distribution Center: Continually transforming to meet customer needs

There is no doubt that audit readiness and process excellence are top priorities for DLA Distribution. Continuous process improvement is the hub of process excellence. As a result, the Defense Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., installation has transformed over the years as the needs of the warfighters have changed.

March 9, 2016

Budget, cost-saving approaches discussed at DLA Cost Summit

Senior leaders from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Logistics Agency and the military services discussed efficiencies in the DLA budget and ways to deliver value to customers at lower costs during the Cost Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 7.

Oct. 7, 2015

Bringing storage and distribution into the Performance Based Logistics market

How often is the most efficient solution to a business problem also the most cost effective, for both customers and service providers? The answer is, unfortunately, less often than is desirable. When it comes to the storage and distribution for several Performance Based Logistics contracts, however, DLA Distribution has discovered an outcome that is efficient, effective and best value for vendors, customers and the Agency alike.

July 20, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

An employee with the federal government for 32 years, travel was very familiar to Wayne Myers. Supporting the customer on site in West Africa, however, was new to him.

July 17, 2015

Israeli Navy visits DLA Distribution

Members of the Israeli Navy visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on July 16 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers.

July 16, 2015

Recent college graduate fulfills dream of working for the federal government at DLA Distribution

Working for the federal government has long been the dream of recent college graduate Mason Chronister. Thanks to DLA’s participation in the Department of Labor’s Workforce Recruitment Program, or WRP, he has been able to reach that goal.

July 14, 2015

Help Wanted: Stories from Distribution in West Africa

A 23-year retired Marine, Peter Todd wasn’t worried about finding his way in a third-world country. Describing himself as flexible, he was confident that wherever DLA sent him, he’d be able to succeed.

July 13, 2015

Distribution’s aide-de-camp receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Army Capt. Domonick Sylve, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal on July 9 for his skillful planning and managing of the day-to-day mission requirements of the commanding general of DLA Distribution, Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.