DLA Distribution News

Nov. 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Marine Corps birthday message

November 10th marks the 246th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps Birthday; I would like to wish all Marines, past and present, and our DLA Distribution employees a Very Happy Marine Corps Birthday!

Nov. 10, 2021

Voice Pick technology implemented at DLA Distribution Hill 

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill, Utah, has been using Voice Pick technology in their high traffic areas since February. 

Nov. 8, 2021

DLA Distribution Sigonella supports Navy ships amid historic flooding

As a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, also known as a “medicane,” battered southern Italy for a third day in late October, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella workers raced to prepare shipments for Navy customers.

Nov. 5, 2021

As military COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms, DLA Distribution ships vaccines to overseas troops

To protect the force and defend the American people, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum directing full COVID-19 vaccinations for all U.S. Armed Forces Aug. 23. Since this mandate, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has been working tirelessly to ship vaccines for unvaccinated deployed troops.

Nov. 4, 2021

DLA Distribution Brenda Watkins retiring after 16 year career

Brenda Watkins is retiring from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama in December following a 16-year career. Watkins started her career in January 2005 as a distribution process worker.

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Logistics Operations director visits DDDE

Rear Adm. Joseph D. Noble Jr., the director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations, visited DLA Distribution Europe and toured the facilities Oct. 20.

Nov. 1, 2021

Over $208 million Air Force KC-46A parts moving to DLA Distribution Oklahoma City

The Air Force is expanding its current storage and distribution requirements of the Boeing KC-46A program at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Oct. 22, 2021

DLA’s first fully automatic shipping system at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The Defense Logistics Agency’s first fully automatic dimensioning and weighing shipping conveyor system improves accuracy while saving time and costs at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center.

Oct. 21, 2021

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE

Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, the director of logistics for U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe for a presentation and a tour of the facilities Oct. 7.

Oct. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution employee honored at retirement after 42 years of federal service

Wesley Ingram, material handler at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, is retiring after 42 years of federal service.

Oct. 18, 2021

DLA Distribution’s Schaming retires after nearly 42 years of federal service 

“We have all benefitted from his vast experience and witty sense of humor. His contributions have helped make our office a cohesive and unified team. He always met every challenge and his steadfast devotion aided in our team’s success. Tim’s retirement is our loss, but a well-deserved respite for him,” said Patrick W. Press, chief of the Customer Support Division.

Oct. 15, 2021

DLA Distribution presents remediation project to DOD Hazardous Materials Packaging Working Group

The Defense Department’s Hazardous Materials Packaging Working Group, chaired by Jennifer Smith, Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters Logistic Operations Tech Quality Department, met virtually Sept. 30 to discuss remediation efforts for frustrated hazardous shipments, including a remediation process put in place by DLA Distribution.

Oct. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Disability Awareness Month message

National Disability Employment Awareness Month is observed during the month of October. The month-long observation is so Americans may reaffirm their commitment to ensuring equal opportunity for all citizens and to pay tribute to the accomplishments of men and women with disabilities who contribute to making the nation's economy strong.

Oct. 11, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Krystle Ordaz

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation.

Oct. 8, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Annette L. Silva

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation.