DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna

Feb. 17, 2021

Winter storm no match for COVID-19 federal response team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna 

Despite hazardous conditions, the COVID-19 federal response mission of receiving and shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and ancillary supply kits to 21 DOD overseas locations continued during a recent multi day storm Feb. 1 – 2, 2021. The entire installation contributed a tremendous amount of effort to ensure mission success.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees volunteer for Adopt a Highway cleanup event

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees, along with some of their family members, show their commitment to their neighbors and the local environment by volunteering to spend a couple of their Saturday morning hours to the Adopt A Highway cleanup program.

Nov. 6, 2019

Resiliency Fair highlights new Wellness Center

Wellness Center debuts at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Resiliency Fair, offering 20 minute meditative sessions.

Nov. 4, 2019

Parade goers in Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual “Spooktacular” Halloween Parade step off dressed to impress

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Child and Youth Program host annual Halloween parade Oct. 31.

Feb. 20, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer addresses DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania leadership

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, DLA Distribution, presented his command brief to the leadership of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, during their Strategic Planning Conference. During the brief, Jones shared his two-prong approach to command philosophy and guidance.   Under philosophy, he listed the following: develop

Feb. 19, 2019

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor makes inaugural visit to largest storage facility in DOD

Pennsylvania’s newly-elected Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, visited DLA Distribution headquarters Feb. 13, for an overview of DLA Distribution, the second largest employer in York County, and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 5, 2018

Second DLA ball promotes pomp, purpose, people

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, who often uses the phrase "the secret sauce of warfighter support" as a description of DLA’s people, invited friends, family members, former DLA employees and dignitaries to enjoy an evening of entertainment, history, fanfare and military traditions during the second annual DLA Ball, Nov. 1. Special guests included guest speaker, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Robert McMahon and his wife, Hope, along with Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord, and her husband, Geoff.

Oct. 24, 2018

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna participates in 2018 Feds Feed Families campaign

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna collected over 425 pounds of non-perishable food for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg as part of the 2018 Feds Feed Families campaign.

Sept. 13, 2016

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna remembers 9/11 and POW/MIAs during ceremony

On September 9, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees gathered two days before the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to remember and honor those who died on that day, and those men and women who selflessly responded with courage and compassion. The ceremony also remembered those American warriors who are listed as Prisoners of War or still Missing in Action.

Nov. 25, 2015

Susquehanna installation military help local community have a happy Thanksgiving

For many local community members, a Thanksgiving meal can be difficult to afford. On Nov. 20, military members and their spouses stationed at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna helped the West Shore Senior Center provide meals to those in need.