DLA News Archive

Archive: June, 2016

June 28, 2016

Troop Support resilience: Employee changes life through fitness

Seven years ago, Matthew Eckenrode, an Industrial Hardware contract specialist, saw a photo of himself on Facebook and he did not like what he saw. It was at that moment that he decided to make changes and pursue a healthier lifestyle.

June 28, 2016

DLA Distribution Europe commander receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Outgoing DLA Distribution Europe commander Army Lt. Col. Krista M. Hoffman has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her achievements in leading the distribution center from June 2014 to June 2016.

June 27, 2016

Visker named director of Distribution's Organizational Management/J9

Edward R. Visker, former point of contact for Organizational Development has been named director of DLA Distribution Organizational Management/J9. Very familiar with DLA Distribution operations, Visker previously served as the deputy commander of the Susquehanna distribution center.

June 24, 2016

DLA Energy brings large-scale renewable energy solar project to Fort Detrick

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Deputy Commander George Atwood attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony with other senior officials for the large-scale renewable energy solar project at Fort Detrick, Maryland, June 17.

June 24, 2016


Employee Spotlight focuses on Onethia Maxwell. She works for the DLA Aviation Command Group in Richmond, Virginia.

June 24, 2016

Leaders reveal personal stories, need for change during LGBT Pride Month event

Three leaders in government and defense who are also part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community described their coming out and the need for tolerance during an LGBT Pride Month observance June 22 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 24, 2016

DLA Energy Americas assists in bringing fuel, clean water to QLLEX 2016

As Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise 2016 approaches its end, the two-week training exercise has largely been a success.

June 24, 2016

With audit ready software, DLA better tracks recruit training center inventory

In the spirit of audit readiness, DLA is installing inventory tracking software at military recruit training centers across the country.

June 24, 2016

2016 Feds Feed Families campaign underway at DSCC

Defense Supply Center Columbus has once again partnered with the Mid-Ohio Food Bank to help fight hunger in the region. The 2016 Feds Feed Families food drive officially kicked of June 1, and personnel on the installation will have several options to participate in the program throughout the summer. Now in its eighth year, the national program

June 24, 2016

Susquehanna installation’s oldest building celebrates grand reopening

The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation celebrated the official reopening of its Susquehanna Club with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 15. Installation leadership, employees and community members came together to observe the renovations to the centuries-old barn that now serves as an event venue.