DLA Distribution News

Archive: August, 2016

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna generates donations for Feds Feeds Families campaign with “CANstruction” challenge

To energize its employees about the 2016 Feds Feed Families campaign and increase donations, DLA Installation Support at Susquehanna devised a challenge for the team to put its creativity- and generosity- to the test.

Aug. 29, 2016

Air Mobility students learn Distribution, tour DoD’s largest warehouse

On Aug. 24, students in the Advanced Study of Air Mobility Program from United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., stopped by DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pa., to learn how the organization operates 25 distribution centers globally, before touring the Department of Defense’s largest warehouse at DLA Distribution Susquehanna.

Aug. 26, 2016

Distribution remembers Women’s Equality Day

Each year, since 1971, August 26 has been designated and celebrated in the United States as Women’s Equality Day.

Aug. 25, 2016

Laskodi visits distribution centers, engages with customers

On his first trip as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi made stops to meet employees and tour locations in Jacksonville, Fla., Warner Robins, Ga., Albany, Ga., Cherry Point, N.C., Richmond, Va., Oklahoma City, Okla., and Hill, Utah.

Aug. 24, 2016

EUCOM and AFRICOM regional operations director visits Distribution headquarters

Army Col. William Krahling, director of United States European Command and United States Africa Command Regional Operations, and his staff visited DLA Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., on Aug. 18 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports the warfighter.

Aug. 23, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center’s Sasebo detachment wins Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, Sasebo Detachment, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year award in the small category for its support to the warfighter in the Pacific Command Area of Responsibility.

Aug. 19, 2016

San Diego mock audit yields promising results

As practice for advanced stages of its current Independent Public Accountant audit, DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., put itself to the test, conducting its own mock audit in late July to ensure its processes are repeatable and sustainable.

Aug. 17, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Victor Thomas

With more than four decades of federal service under his belt, Victor Thomas, a material examiner identifier for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, is still happy to be supporting the warfighter.

Aug. 17, 2016

Red River’s Merrell celebrates 50 years of federal service

Shirley Merrell, a supply system analyst with DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, recently celebrated her 50th year of federal service.

Aug. 16, 2016

Former Tobyhanna commander promoted to brigadier general

Army Col. Michael Talley, former commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., was promoted to the rank of brigadier general at a ceremony held at Marshall Hall, U.S. Army Forces Command in Fort Bragg, N.C., on Aug. 5.

Aug. 15, 2016

DLA Distribution announces third quarter award winners

DLA Distribution has announced the winners of the fiscal year 2016 third quarter Employee of the Quarter, Team of the Quarter, Mission Impact and Big Ideas awards.

Aug. 11, 2016

Hill distribution center welcomes new deputy director

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill, Utah, recently welcomed Preston Kriegshauser as their new deputy director.

Aug. 10, 2016

"Taking Safety to Victory Lane" at National Night Out

On Aug. 2, employees, installation residents, and community gathered for Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual National Night Out. This year’s theme, “Taking Safety to Victory Lane,” was presented through family-oriented activities with the goal of promoting community involvement in preventing crime and drug use, strengthening police and community relations, and encouraging neighborhood camaraderie.

Aug. 9, 2016

Europe distribution center to welcome new deputy

Crimson R. Smith has been selected as deputy commander of DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany.

Aug. 8, 2016

Distribution San Joaquin partners with DLA Warfighter Support Representatives to improve support to the Pacific

A key factor in the success of any organization is communication. DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., understands this concept which is why it is partnering with Warfighter Support Representatives throughout DLA Pacific Command through the DLA Pacific Workforce Integration program.