DLA Distribution News

Aug. 30, 2023

DLA warehouse management system deploys in Bahrain

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain is the first DLA site outside the continental United States to deploy the new warehouse management system, and the first distribution center to go live a day earlier than planned.

Aug. 25, 2023

DLA Distribution commander delivers women's equality day message

Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase, commander, DLA Distribution, delivers a message to the workforce for Women's Equality Day.

Aug. 24, 2023

Deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment tours DLA Distribution, EDC

Radha Iyengar Plumb, deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Aug. 18, along with Leigh Method, deputy assistant secretary of defense for logistics and Brad Bunn, vice director of DLA.

Aug. 23, 2023

DLA Distribution and the flip side of Operation Pacer Goose 2023 

The download of retrograde material and equipment from the cargo ship Ocean Giant began on Aug. 10 and concluded Aug. 12, at Norfolk Naval Base, Virginia.

Aug. 17, 2023

Leadership changes hands at DLA Distribution Norfolk

Navy Capt. Peter Braendeholm took command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, from outgoing Navy Capt. Justin Lewis, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 17.

Aug. 14, 2023

DLA Distribution Expeditionary team trains mobile readiness

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary participated in the Agency Contingency Operation Readiness Exercise, targeted at mobile and rapid deployment capabilities, simultaneously across different geographic sites from July 24 - 28.

Aug. 10, 2023

DLA Distribution Red River, Texas is live with WMS

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, celebrated the transition to a new warehouse management system July 27. The third largest distribution center within the agency, DDRT is the largest center to date to implement the new system.

Aug. 9, 2023

Operation: Care and Comfort sends Defense Logistics Agency veterans to the San Francisco 49ers’ training camp

Veterans employed by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, visited the San Francisco 49ers’ Training Camp Aug. 4 at Levi stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Aug. 8, 2023

Leadership changes hands at DLA Distribution Bahrain

Navy Cmdr. John A. Olabode took command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain from outgoing Navy Capt. Jeretta R. Dillon, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 8. Navy Capt. Marcus Jones, assistant chief of staff for logistics and infrastructure, with U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, officiated the ceremony.

Aug. 4, 2023

DDJC successfully hosts summer internship program

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, successfully implemented a student summer internship at the DDJC installation that started Mar. 1.

Aug. 2, 2023

DLA Distribution launches new command video

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is launching a new video, “DLA Distribution: Enabling Readiness,” August 2 at 12:00 p.m. on the DLA YouTube site. The video highlights the amazing DLA Distribution workforce, the true powerhouse driving storage and distribution excellence.

July 31, 2023

2 DLA employees earn DOD Workforce Recruitment Program awards

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees received honors during the Defense Department’s 2023 Workforce Recruitment Program Awards ceremony July 27 in Alexandria, Virginia.

July 27, 2023

DLA Distribution’s Padgett retires after a combined service of nearly 59 years

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Jerry W. Padgett is retiring from government service having served nearly 59 years of civilian and military service.

July 19, 2023

DLA foreign policy advisor visits DLA Distribution Headquarters

Defense Logistics Agency Foreign Policy Advisor Gregory Winstead made a brief visit to DLA Distribution Headquarters, June 28.

July 12, 2023

Defense Distribution San Joaquin wins Commander In Chief's Installation Excellence Award

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin announced Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin as a winner of the annual Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence Award along with five other installations.