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May 27, 2022

DLA Distribution Bahrain hosts DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM Commander

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Bahrain hosted Army Col. Gerard Acosta, commander of Defense Logistics Agency CENTCOM & SOCOM who visited the DDNB facilities May 11.

May 26, 2022

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Memorial Day remarks

This Monday, 30 May 2022, we observe Memorial Day to honor and pay tribute to the men and women serving in uniform who bravely gave their lives to assure our freedom and to remember the sacrifices of their loved ones.

May 25, 2022

DLA Distribution modernization efforts continue as more centers are equipped with voice pick technology

DLA Distribution is in the second fiscal year of voice pick deployments with noticeable gains in productivity and efficiency.

May 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Steven Brandt

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

May 24, 2022

DLA Installation Management Richmond site director visits Pennsylvania, reviewing inventory and future requirements

David Gibson, site director for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, traveled to DLA Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, May 9 – 12 to conduct a review of inventory and requirements for an upcoming general equipment compliance visit from DLA Headquarters later this fiscal year.

May 23, 2022

Family members of early DSCR landowner pay respects to their ancestors

In 1797, Richard Gregory, one of the wealthiest landowners in Chesterfield County, Virginia, purchased 1,000 acres of land Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, sits on today. On this land he built Manor House, now known as the Bellwood House. It’s one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County and is listed as a national historic landmark.

May 20, 2022

PA Military Community Enhancement Commission, DCED see DLA modernization

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is modernizing the way they do business, the leadership team told representatives from the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission and Department of Community and Economic Development April 28, at its headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 20, 2022

Supply technician shares a personal connection to DSCR aircraft

When David Buonconsiglio began his job as a supply technician for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution at Richmond, Virginia, on Defense Supply Center Richmond two months ago, it didn’t take him long to get reacquainted with a memory from his past.

May 19, 2022

Defense Department official visits DLA Distribution

Work is underway to redesign the physical network of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s worldwide distribution centers to reduce costs and improve performance, the leadership team at DLA Distribution Headquarters told Leigh Method, the Defense Department’s deputy assistant Defense Secretary for logistics, during a May 5 visit to the agency’s headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 18, 2022

Top enlisted position changes command at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The position of senior enlisted advisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, changed hands May 4 as Army 1st Sgt. Marcio F. Teixeira relinquished command to Army 1st Sgt. Gabriel L. Hamilton. The moment doubled as a retirement ceremony for Teixeira honoring his over 20 years of service in the U.S. Army.

May 18, 2022

Leaders share accomplishments supporting warfighters during SEPRT

More than 130 Defense Logistics Agency leaders, military customer senior leaders and supplier partners gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 10-11 for the annual Senior Executive Partnership Round Table to discuss challenges and accomplishments in support of warfighters across the DLA landscape over the past year.

May 16, 2022

DSCR named CFC Agency of the Year in its region

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, won the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign Agency of the Year Award for the South Central Virginia and Albermarle Bay areas.

May 13, 2022

DLA Distribution Norfolk hosts agency’s senior leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, hosted DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn and Chief Information Officer George Duchak for a visit and tour of the center’s facilities during the week of April 18.

May 12, 2022

Tyler selected as new DLA Aviation Commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler has been selected to serve as the next Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander at Richmond, Virginia. He will replace Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, whose next assignment will be director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

May 11, 2022

DLA Installation Management fire captain wins DOD award

Capt. John Fogg III with DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire and Emergency Services is the 2021 DOD Fire and Emergency Services Fire Service Instructor of the Year.