DLA News Archive

Archive: June, 2016

June 8, 2016

Reservists assist in special HAZMAT mission at Susquehanna

In a ceremony officiated by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix, 11 Navy and Air Force reservists were presented awards for their time spent at DLA Distribution Susquehanna assisting with hazardous material packing.

June 7, 2016

Old furniture gets new life as training aids for live fire training

Creative thinking by Marine instructors on Okinawa, Japan, allowed old government furniture to avoid the landfill and serve on in a live fire training area.

June 7, 2016

McGuire named Susquehanna Employee of the Week

Denny McGuire, a materials examiner and identifier at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been named Employee of the Week for the week of May 30 to June 3.

June 7, 2016

Agencies partner to find IT solutions

Senior leaders from the Defense Information Systems Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed technological services and solutions during DISA/DLA Day at DLA’s McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 3.

June 6, 2016

Hildrich to depart Sigonella for new Distribution mission

After serving as DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy’s deputy commander for more than two years, Fred Hildrich will be departing for a new mission.

June 3, 2016

TF Steel Knight keeps essential supplies moving for Exercise Anakonda

Soldiers from 39th Transportation Battalion arrived at Drawsko-Pomorskie training area May 10 to execute onward movement for exercise Anakonda 2016 and worked to accomplish that logistics mission during subsequent weeks.

June 3, 2016

Susquehanna installation welcomes new First Sergeant

The newest Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation senior enlisted advisor took the reins in a May 13 ceremony.

June 3, 2016

Troop Support helps power FEMA with new generators contract

An entire region can lose electricity when a disaster strikes. A new DLA Troop Support contract for power generators aims to reduce the time affected communities are left in the dark.

June 2, 2016

DLA Distribution Susquehanna welcomes new deputy

In early May, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., welcomed new deputy commander Brent Barnes.

June 2, 2016

Medical supply chain works face-to-face with Pacific customers

Being able to meet with customers in person allows a better flow of communication, a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain division chief said about a visit last month to customers in the Pacific region.