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Sept. 13, 2021

DLA Distribution Susquehanna springs into defense mode after 9/11 attacks

Former Defense Logisitics Agency Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, commander and executive officer recall their experiences on Sept. 11, 2001.

Sept. 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Patriot Day remarks

This Saturday marks the 20-year commemoration of the 11 September 2001 terror attacks and those Americans who lost their lives.

Sept. 9, 2021

Remembering 9/11: America’s darkest day strengthens employees’ patriotism, resolve

On 9/11 and in its aftermath, DLA employees have demonstrated courage, patriotism, resilience and commitment to the mission.

Sept. 7, 2021

Patriot Day: A day of solemn remembrance

Sept. 11, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of al-Qaida’s terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and the downing of United Airlines Flight 93.

Sept. 11, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Patriot Day message

Remarks from Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow on Patriot Day, 2020

Sept. 18, 2019

DLA Distribution holds Patriot Day Remembrance and POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, Sept. 11, marked 18 years since the terrorist attacks and the employees of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution turned out to pause and remember with a special guest speaker. “It was a beautiful day,” said Col. (Ret.) Paul Abel, director, DLA Distribution J4, future operations. “I remember looking out the window. I used to tell my

Sept. 11, 2019

Patriot Day honors memory of those killed, injured in Sept. 11 attacks

On Patriot Day, the Defense Logistics Agency and tenant agencies of the McNamara Headquarters Complex honor the memory of almost 3,000 people who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. 

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.

Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.

Sept. 15, 2015

Ceremony honors patriots and POW/MIAs

Sacrifices for freedom must never be forgotten. Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, employees gathered on the fourteenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in remembrance of those sacrifices, which came as a reminder that freedom is not free.