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April 2, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego’s McVey retires after 55 years

James McVey, a Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, Industrial Support division supervisor, retired Feb. 26 after 55 years of government service.

March 31, 2021

DLA Distribution highlights distribution center deputy commanders/directors for Women’s History Month 2021

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March. To round out the month, DLA Distribution recognizes the accomplishments and achievements of its women deputy commanders and deputy directors.

March 30, 2021

Mission essential employees at DLA Distribution receive COVID-19 vaccine

Over 1,000 mission essential employees who’ve remained on site at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna to provide pandemic support received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by March 26.

March 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Susquehanna commander speaks to New Cumberland Borough businesses and leadership

Army Col. Trent Conner, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, spoke to New Cumberland Borough leadership and businesses at the New Cumberland Business and Professional Group monthly meeting in the New Cumberland Fire House Annex March 17.

March 26, 2021

Women’s History Month highlight – DLA Distribution San Diego Commander 

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March.

March 25, 2021

DLA Distribution San Joaquin employees receive first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Mission essential workers at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, continue to work on-site during the pandemic, providing mission and COVID-19 support to the warfighter and federal partners. In a move toward normalcy, over 480 of them received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine March 16-18.

March 19, 2021

Women’s History Month highlight – DLA Distribution Korea Commander

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March.

March 18, 2021

DLA Distribution delivers Johnson & Johnson vaccines to overseas troops

The Defense Logistics Agency started receiving and shipping Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to overseas troops just days after the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency-use authorization Feb. 27.

March 17, 2021

DLA Distribution undertakes ongoing improvement effort to Consolidation and Containerization point process

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continue to identify opportunities to improve support to the Warfighter. In a recent continuous process improvement event the team made recommendations to reduce ineligible cargo sent to the consolidation and containerization points, and created a new partnership with U.S. Transportation Command to identify ineligible cargo destined for overseas shipment.

March 15, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General's National Women's History Month Message

Throughout the month of March, the Department of Defense joins the nation in honoring National Women’s History Month, recognizing the invaluable contributions of military and civilian women who have inspired and shaped our Nation.

March 12, 2021

Women’s History Month highlight – DLA Distribution Barstow California Acting Director

The theme of National Women’s History Month is honoring the past, securing the future. In honor of this national celebration of trailblazing women, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is highlighting the accomplishments of women senior leaders during the month of March.

March 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Yokosuka ships COVID-19 vaccines to troops on Diego Garcia

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is supporting the federal response to COVID-19 by distributing vaccines and ancillary kits to troops at U.S. Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in an on-going mission that began Feb. 8.

Feb. 26, 2021

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi – supporting warfighters and saving sea turtles

When cold water temperatures in the Corpus Christi Bay surrounding Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, proved too cold for endangered green sea turtles, DDCT team members joined community members to rescue them.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk delivers COVID-19 vaccines to USS Eisenhower during winter storm

The Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners ensured delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Navy ships despite a historic mid-February deep freeze that delivered snow and ice throughout the southern United States.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Anniston kicks off mentorship program

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, instituted a mentorship program four months ago as part of an enduring effort to get “To great.” The primary goal of the program is to leverage a proven approach to accelerate leadership and employee development, while increasing retention, employee engagement and buy-in, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and increasing productivity.