DLA Distribution News

May 26, 2015

Life lessons from a team member and Vietnam Veteran at DLA Distribution Korea

By his calm and respectful demeanor, Chae Pong Yu seems no different from many of his colleagues at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea. Indeed, his full head of dark hair and toned skin suggest a man much younger than his life experiences. Yu’s work ethic and energy level reinforces the notion that he is a much younger man. But looks often deceive, and quiet professionals do not announce their many accomplishments. Yu is in fact a proud veteran of the Vietnam War and has served United States Forces Korea for over four decades, including the last 10 years here at DLA Distribution Korea.

May 25, 2015

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Memorial Day Message

Message from DLA Distribution Commanding General Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix.

May 22, 2015

San Joaquin installation pays tribute to fallen officers

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, Calif., and law enforcement officers from the local community paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers during a morning National Peace Officers’ Memorial Observance May 13. Capt. Danelle Hohe, chief of police for Lathrop Police Services, served as the keynote speaker.

May 21, 2015

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna welcomes new commander

United States Army Lt. Col. John T. Turner Jr. assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., in a ceremony May 21. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

May 20, 2015

Rittenhouse recognized for achievements as commander of Tobyhanna distribution center

Army Lt. Col. Michael “Troy” Rittenhouse has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 19, 2015

Susquehanna employees honored for saving the life of a teammate

Following an act of selfless service and response to a coworker in distress, five employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, were honored for their actions on the day they saved the life of an employee in the Receiving Branch.

May 15, 2015

ILOG students visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna

Army Logistics University Intern Logistics Studies students visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., May 13 to learn about DLA’s global distribution network and tour the Department of Defense’s largest distribution facility.

May 14, 2015

Huegel visits Distribution prior to assuming new position at CDDOC

The incoming commander to U.S. Central Command’s Deployment Distribution Operations Center in Kuwait visited DLA Distribution May 12 to gain a better understanding of how she will be supporting DLA in her upcoming position.

May 13, 2015

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi focuses on first aid training

Several months ago, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, determined there was a need to enhance its Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, program. With the goal of training all willing employees to be able to respond to the vast majority of medical incidents, both at work or at home, the organization had its safety specialists officially certified to pass lifesaving skills onto others.

May 11, 2015

Puget Sound’s Carabeo named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter

Lalyn L. Carabeo, materiel handler at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound at Naval Station Everett, Wash., has been selected as one of DLA Distribution’s Employees of the Quarter for second quarter fiscal year 2015.

May 8, 2015

Europe distribution center supports movement of fitness containers

In conjunction with the United Service Organization-Europe, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe moved containers filled with fitness equipment to U.S. soldiers participating in land-training exercises in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

May 7, 2015

Red River’s Daniel wins Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle/MHE Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Charles G. Daniel, support services specialist, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Vehicle/MHE Senior Civilian Manager of the Year award for his outstanding performance maintaining material handling equipment.

May 6, 2015

Distribution’s Sylve promoted to captain

Army 1st Lt. Domonick Sylve, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, pinned on the rank of captain in a ceremony on May 1.

May 5, 2015

Former Pearl Harbor commander selected for captain

Navy Supply Corps Cdr. Richard Paquette, former commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, has been selected for the rank of captain.