DLA Distribution News

Archive: October, 2015

Oct. 30, 2015

NAVSUP CMDP students visit DLA Distribution

Members of Naval Supply Systems Command’s Corporate Management Development Program visited DLA Distribution on Oct. 23 to see first-hand how items flow through the distribution network to the warfighter.

Oct. 29, 2015

Eisenhower students learn DLA Distribution future plans strategy, tour DoD’s largest warehouse

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy in Washington, D.C., visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oct. 23 to discuss how DLA is evolving to continue delivering logistics solutions to the Combatant Commands.

Oct. 27, 2015

DLA Distribution San Diego commences material processing center operations in support of Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 at Point Loma

For over ten years, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet has relied upon the Naval Supply Systems Command Inter-service Supply Support Operations Program contract to provide material processing services at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, Ca., in support of home-ported submarines and a floating dry-dock.

Oct. 26, 2015

Yokosuka distribution center hosts annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally

On Oct. 9, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan hosted their 10th annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally, a five-event competition designed to test safe and efficient forklift operating skills.

Oct. 23, 2015

DLA Distribution hosts DLA Headquarters FMS Action Officers

In an effort to familiarize themselves with the Foreign Military Sales process, as well as meet face to face with the team from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters, the DLA Headquarters FMS Action Officers visited DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pa., on October 22.

Oct. 23, 2015

Susquehanna’s “780 Move Crew” receives Team of the Quarter Award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa’s., “780 Move Crew” has received the Team of the Quarter Award for third quarter, fiscal year 2014, for their efforts in optimizing and relocating stock from Building 5, to Building 780.

Oct. 21, 2015

New Cumberland community supported during Federal Day of Service

On Oct. 16, more than 230 federal workers throughout Pennsylvania’s Capital Region volunteered their time at local nonprofits as part of the third annual Federal Day of Service. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s commander, Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix, along with local military and family members volunteered their time at the West Shore Senior Center, distributing food and other necessities to those less fortunate.

Oct. 20, 2015

DLA Distribution Albany assists in humanitarian relief to Hurricane Joaquin ravaged South Carolina

South Carolina is gradually moving into recovery mode following widespread flooding from an early October storm that dumped as much as 26 inches of rain across the state's midland and coastal areas.

Oct. 19, 2015

Norfolk distribution center celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

On Oct. 13, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., celebrated the Navy’s 240th birthday. Norfolk is DLA Distribution’s largest operation supporting Navy customers.

Oct. 16, 2015

World War II veteran of Normandy Omaha beach landing receives medals

In a small church nestled in a quiet Atlanta, Ga. suburb, DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix and Deputy Commanding General, National Guard Army Brig. Gen. John King, presented a World War II veteran, Army Sgt. Earnest Felton Jett, Sr. with over a dozen medals and badges including the French A Ses Liberateurs Medal, Normandy, D-Day Comm, Belgium Comm, American Campaign, Transportation Medal, Driving Badge, Qualification Badge with bars, Infantry Badge, Belgium Fouraguerre, and French Fouraguerre.

Oct. 15, 2015

Susquehanna’s Lewis receives Military of the Quarter award

Army Staff Sgt. David Lewis, aerial delivery equipment supply supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the DLA Distribution Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter award for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Oct. 13, 2015

DLA Distribution celebrates Navy’s 240th birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees and leadership gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the Navy Oct. 13, in honor of the service’s 240th anniversary.

Oct. 13, 2015

Anniston distribution center supports Operation Inherent Resolve

Over the last several months, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been doing its part to support Operation Inherent Resolve – the military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), by supporting Foreign Military Sales requests for United States allied forces.

Oct. 9, 2015

Distribution’s Stoff retires after 24 years in the U.S. Air Force

On Thursday, Oct. 8, surrounded by friends, coworkers and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution leadership, Air Force Col. Karen D. Stoff, retired after 24 years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force.

Oct. 8, 2015

Yokosuka’s Royal wins Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

Navy Chief Petty Officer Murphy Royal, former Emergency Supply Operations Center and Future Planning chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his exceptional performance, outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership.