DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2017

Feb. 3, 2017

Hildrich selected as deputy DLA Distribution Red River

Fred A. Hildrich became deputy commander of DLA Distribution Red River, Texas on Jan. 8, 2017.

Feb. 2, 2017

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch recently visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., to discuss command operations and tour facilities at DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform.

Feb. 1, 2017

Susquehanna’s Charles awarded Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award

Melinda Charles, a management and program analyst at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., has been awarded the Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation and Automation Award for her accomplishments as the lead architect and developer of a mission critical business intelligence suite of applications.

Jan. 30, 2017

Partnership streamlines depot maintenance for ICBM wings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Materiel Command website — The 309th Missile Maintenance Group and Defense Logistics Agency recently worked together on an initiative to establish a “retail-like” support structure in order to stock, store and distribute parts and supplies to the Air Force’s three ICBM wings.

Jan. 30, 2017

McCabe takes over Susquehanna’s Distribution Operations Team

Navy Supply Corps Lt. Cmdr. Matthew W. McCabe assumed command as DLA Distribution’s Distribution Operations Team-Susquehanna commander in a Jan. 7 ceremony.

Jan. 27, 2017

Army logistics senior leaders visit DLA Distribution

William Moore, the assistant deputy chief of staff for the Army logistics enterprise, along with Barbara Sotirin, director of the U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency, visited DLA Distribution Jan. 18 to receive a command briefing and tour of the largest distribution center in the Department of Defense.

Jan. 26, 2017

DLA Distribution honored with Energy award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., was honored with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award in December for implementing a process to convert existing steam heating to a more efficient natural gas heating system in eight of its facilities.

Jan. 25, 2017

‘A day on… Not a day off’: Distribution Headquarters celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DLA Distribution Headquarters celebrated Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s., legacy during the inaugural program hosted by the new DLA Distribution Multicultural Committee on Jan. 19.

Jan. 24, 2017

DLA Distribution practices the Continuity of Operations Plan

In keeping with the efforts to strengthen our preparedness capabilities, the Continuity of Operations planners of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution recently took selected members of the Emergency Relocation Group to an alternate work site.

Jan. 23, 2017

Bagwell becomes newest DLA Distribution Joint Team Lead

United States Navy Capt. Pele Bagwell assumed the position of DLA Distribution Joint Team Lead in a Jan. 7 ceremony officiated by DLA Joint Reserve Force director Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven.

Jan. 19, 2017

Son of distribution employee creates veteran’s memorial at local community park

Travis Hartlaub, son of Maryann Hartlaub, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Future Operations, recently unveiled a veteran’s memorial as his Eagle Scout project

Jan. 18, 2017

San Joaquin’s Mackay promoted to Master Sgt.

During a Jan. 4 ceremo­ny, Army Sgt. 1st Class Scotty Mackay put on the rank of Master Sgt. on before a small crowd of fellow soldiers and employ­ees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif.

Jan. 17, 2017

Oklahoma City presented Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., has been presented the Global Distribution Excellence: Phyllis C. Campbell Award for Superior Performance.

Jan. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution Joint Reserve Senior Leader Conference

A group of military reservists newly assigned to leadership positions in the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force (JRF) got a crash course in the agency’s mission, organization and operations at the 9th annual New Leaders Conference, held at DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pa., from Jan. 6 to 8.

Jan. 12, 2017

Korea’s Lee finds fame through contest

Jenny Lee (이연주), a six-month local intern, has become a valuable member of the DLA Distribution Korea team. She is a recent college graduate and was selected from a pool of candidates in the Army supported intern program.