DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2017

March 22, 2017

DLA Distribution announces fifth annual “Global Distribution Excellence” awards winners

DLA Distribution has announced the winners of the 2016 “Global Distribution Excellence” awards.

March 20, 2017

DLA Distribution Korea launches UCARE program

UCARE is an innovative new warehouse quality initiative recently launched at DLA Distribution Korea. Initially met with some skepticism, the program has quickly gained praise from warehouse workers and supervisors alike.

March 16, 2017

Distribution’s Future Plans director receives DLA Superior Civilian Service Award

Scott Rosbaugh, director of DLA Distributions Future Plans directorate was presented the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award by Twila C. Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, DLA Distribution deputy commander on Mar. 3.

March 9, 2017

San Joaquin’s Pine retires after 35 years of dedicated service

Cheryl Pine, formerly O’Brien, is saying goodbye to the DLA family upon her retirement from federal service after 35 years of dedicated service to the nation, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California and the warfighter. She is leaving her systems team where she has served as the Systems Division chief for the Inventory and Support Services Group since 2014.

March 6, 2017

Distribution gains two sexual assault response coordinators

DLA Distribution now has two sexual assault response coordinators or SARC’s available to help ensure employees have a safe work environment that is free of sexual assault. A.J. Brandt is based out of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and Esther Almas is based out of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.

Feb. 28, 2017

Stock positioning, retail support discussed during DLA J3 executive director’s visit to Distribution

George Atwood, Senior Executive Service, Defense Logistics Agency J3 executive director, visited DLA Distribution headquarters on Feb. 24 to discuss several important topics to the agency, and to see distribution in action at the Susquehanna facility.

Feb. 27, 2017

Distribution headquarters hosts Aviation commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day, commander of DLA Aviation visited DLA Distribution Feb. 22 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DoD’s largest warehouse, the Eastern Distribution Center at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Feb. 22, 2017

Red River’s Merrell retires with almost 51 years of federal service

Shirley Merrell, a supply system analyst with DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, recently retired with nearly 51 years of federal service.

Feb. 17, 2017

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts new Air Force National Account Managers

The newly assigned Defense Logistics Agency Air Force National Account Managers visited DLA Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 15 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes.

Feb. 16, 2017

DLA Distribution’s first material processing center officially opens in Salalah, Oman

DLA Distribution Salalah, Oman held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new material processing center on Feb. 9. DLA Energy’s commanding general, Air Force Brig. Gen. Martin A. Chapin officiated the ceremony.

Feb. 14, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency three star visits MCLB Barstow

United States Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, who heads the organization supplying every branch of America’s military, visited Defense Logistics Agency facilities aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Jan. 26.

Feb. 13, 2017

DLA San Joaquin hosts Expeditionary Academy

Members of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary Team assigned to DLA Distribution San Joaquin, in concert with partners from DLA Distribution Expeditionary Logistics and DLA Training, hosted an Expeditionary Academy Jan. 17 through 27 for the DLA Distribution Operations Team San Joaquin Navy Reserve unit. The two-week event consisted of classroom and hands-on training, with a focus on DLA Distribution and mobilization training.

Feb. 9, 2017

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme supports Operation Deep Freeze, the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, the logistics hub for NSF’s research mission.

Feb. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's 2017 African American History Month Message

Throughout the month of February, we celebrate African American History Month. This is a time to pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who contributed so much to American culture.

Feb. 6, 2017

DLA Distribution teams help site five states away rebuild from tornado

After a severe tornado ravaged Albany, Georgia, teams from DLA Distribution arrived to provide services, supplies and expertise — helping the local DLA distribution center get up and running in less than two weeks.