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Nov. 14, 2017

DLA Distribution welcomes three new reserve commanders

As part of its Reserve Commander’s Workshop November 3-5 at DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary Logistics Joint Reserve Team welcomed three new commanders to the helm of reserve teams located in San Joaquin, California, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Norfolk, Virginia.

Nov. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution Jacksonville welcomes new director

Charles Crumb assumed command of DLA Distribution Jacksonville, Florida, on Nov. 12.

Nov. 11, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Veterans Day Message

Veterans Day is a national holiday set aside to thank and honor all Warfighters who have served honorably in the military, during peacetime and war.

Nov. 9, 2017

DLA Distribution honors POW/MIA with Missing Man Table

In honor of America’s Missing in Action and Prisoners of War, DLA Distribution hosted a Missing Man Table and Honors Ceremony. The ceremony, held Sept. 28 at DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, served to remind attendees that those missing are still present in spirit.

Nov. 8, 2017

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts Korean Navy

Members of the Republic of Korea Navy visited DLA Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 1 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes.

Nov. 7, 2017

Susquehanna Installations Operations hosts force protection lecture series

DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania hosted a force protection lecture series which highlighted photos of the 2011 flooding in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the efforts of the Derry Township Police Department on Oct. 27. The guest speaker was Patrick M. O’Rourke, Sr., former Derry Township police chief and current security manager with the Global Security team at the Hershey Company.

Nov. 6, 2017

Distribution’s Mullinax promoted to colonel

DLA Distribution Current Operations deputy Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony Mullinax was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony Oct. 31.

Nov. 3, 2017

Peruvian major general visits Distribution headquarters

Peruvian Army Maj. Gen. Jaime Fernando Malpica Lozada, G-4 director of logistics, and members of his team visited DLA Distribution headquarters Oct. 26 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 2, 2017

Blast from the past: Susquehanna hosts former first sergeant

On Oct. 12, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s current first sergeant Maximo Nunez, hosted a former Susquehanna first sergeant, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado.

Nov. 1, 2017

San Joaquin’s Bongcaron retires after 38 years of federal service

Juliana Bongcaron, staff support analyst of the Inventory Management Division at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 38 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.

Oct. 30, 2017

Joint Chiefs Director of Logistics visits Distribution headquarters, discusses future capabilities

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Lyons, director of Logistics, J4, Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24 to discuss logistics modernization and the future of distribution.

Oct. 27, 2017

Distribution commanding general visits Disposition Services headquarters

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, commanding general, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, met with his Battle Creek, Michigan, workforce and thanked them for their support to DLA Disposition Services during a site visit Oct. 25.

Oct. 26, 2017

Pearl Harbor boots resiliency with Lunch-n-Learn program

In an effort to promote and boost resiliency, DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, hosts Lunch-n-Learn programs bi-monthly. These hour-long sessions typically include a guest speaker on topics of education, information and inspiration that will gain the most participation from the Distribution workforce.

Oct. 25, 2017

Installation firefighters honored for assistance to Harrisburg blaze

Members of the DLA Installation Operations Susquehanna Fire and Emergency Services rescue company were awarded a distinguished unit citation for their actions during a home fire in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire's 2017 Awards Ceremony on Oct. 10.

Oct. 24, 2017

Distribution Multicultural committee celebrates Disability Awareness Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the true spirit and the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities with a program held on Wednesday, Oct. 18. This year’s theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”