DLA News Archive

Tag: Susquehanna

April 25, 2018

Ron Sprout, DLA Distribution employee from 1977-2013

Defense Distribution Susquehanna is celebrating a 100th Anniversary this year. To commemorate the event, DLA interviewed several former employees from the installation, including Ron Sprout, who worked in the rail yard and motor pool before retiring.

Dec. 8, 2017

Distribution’s Rosenkranz honored as Carlisle Barracks NCO of the Year

On Dec. 1, DLA Distribution Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Rosenkranz was honored by Army Maj. Gen. John Kem, commanding general and 51st commandant, U.S. Army War College, as Carlisle Barracks’ Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, fiscal year 2017.

Sept. 25, 2017

Eye on the ground: A look inside Distribution’s Expeditionary Team’s hurricane support

Before the 2017 hurricane season, DLA Distribution had never had all three expeditionary teams deployed simultaneously in support of a natural disaster. They worked together on deployments in Afghanistan but never for a FEMA response.

July 6, 2017

DLA Distribution commander visits Susquehanna site’s East and West locations

On a trip to the largest distribution center in DLA Distribution’s network, the organization’s commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi received an update on major missions and operations during a visit to the organization’s East and West bulk sites on June 20.

May 26, 2017

Susquehanna’s Executive Officer retires after 29 years of service

Army Lt. Col. Jacob H. Freeman, Distribution Management Division chief and executive officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., officially retired on May 19 after 29 years of service to the Army. The ceremony was officiated by Col. Brad Eungard, commander of the distribution center.

Feb. 1, 2017

Susquehanna’s Charles awarded Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award

Melinda Charles, a management and program analyst at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award for her accomplishments as the lead architect and developer of a mission critical business intelligence suite of applications.

Jan. 30, 2017

McCabe takes over Susquehanna’s Distribution Operations Team

Navy Supply Corps Lt. Cmdr. Matthew W. McCabe assumed command as DLA Distribution’s Distribution Operations Team-Susquehanna commander in a Jan. 7 ceremony.

Jan. 27, 2017

Army logistics senior leaders visit DLA Distribution

William Moore, the assistant deputy chief of staff for the Army logistics enterprise, along with Barbara Sotirin, director of the U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency, visited DLA Distribution Jan. 18 to receive a command briefing and tour of the largest distribution center in the Department of Defense.

Dec. 28, 2016

Susquehanna’s Finn presented award for support to National Guard and Reserve

On December 16, Paul Finn, Eastern Distribution Center operations manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., was presented the Patriotic Employer award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, South Central Pennsylvania.

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.