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Sept. 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Expeditionary supports Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane, was set to hit Louisiana, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team jumped into action by offering support to U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency with disaster relief efforts.

Oct. 5, 2020

DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania inventory support team complete large reserve force training evolution

The inventory support team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania successfully completed a large scale training evolution of the joint reserve force.

Oct. 2, 2020

DLA Distribution Expeditionary Team and Capability Based Volunteers deploy to support Strategic Materials inventory mission

In early August, Defense Logistics Agency’s headquarters acquisition team requested DLA Distribution’s assistance with support in executing an end of year inventory of strategic materials stored at the DLA Strategic Materials warehouses in Scotia, New York, and Hammond, Indiana. In line with DLA’s “Always Accountable” strategic goal, the inventory must be accurate to ensure DOD’s financial statements reflect the actual organizational expenses.

Aug. 20, 2020

New video showcases deployable DLA Distribution teams

A new Defense Logistics Agency video showcases DLA Distribution’s deployable teams that reduce customer wait time and increase military readiness.

July 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Expeditionary—Whole of Government Logistics Enabler

Hurricane Katrina, a Category 4 hurricane with a storm surge well above normal high tide levels, swept across the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts in August 2005, with maximum sustained winds at landfall estimated at 140 miles per hour. There were many lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. One major lesson was that support supplies need to reach victims sooner rather than later following a disaster.

Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

March 1, 2018

A Conversation with ... Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi

DLA Distribution’s commander discusses the focus on modernization, metrics and deployable capability.

Feb. 1, 2018

Distribution Commanding General visits Oklahoma City distribution center

On the afternoon of Jan. 17, DLA Distribution commanding general Army, Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi visited DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma employees in Warehouse 469 at Tinker Air Force Base.

Nov. 17, 2017

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander visits Distribution headquarters

Army Col. Archie S. Herndon Jr., commander of DLA Central Command and Special Operations Command, visited DLA Distribution headquarters Nov. 7 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Oct. 13, 2017

Susquehanna distribution center commander praises team’s hurricane response efforts

Following nearly two months of facilitating the shipment of critical supplies ultimately distributed amongst those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania commander Army Col. Brad Eungard is praising the efforts of his team in meeting the mission while maintaining green metrics in its day to day support to the global warfighter.