DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2017

July 14, 2017

Matthews takes the helm at DLA Distribution Norfolk

United States Navy Supply Corps Capt. Andrew M. Matthews assumed command of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, in a July 14 ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

July 13, 2017

Thetford recognized for achievements as commander of Norfolk distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. Harry T. Thetford has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia.

July 11, 2017

Yokosuka distribution center celebrates LGBT month with lunchtime series, color run

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Month, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted a multi-day lunchtime documentary series featuring a multitude of first-hand stories on how the month has changed and shaped lives.

July 10, 2017

Army G-4 Deputy Chief of Staff visits Distribution headquarters

Army Lt. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, G-4 deputy chief of staff, and members of his team visited DLA Distribution headquarters June 27 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.

July 7, 2017

Downing named DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter

Trevor Downing, supply technician at DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has been selected as DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 for his job performance and support to the customer.

July 6, 2017

DLA Distribution commander visits Susquehanna site’s East and West locations

On a trip to the largest distribution center in DLA Distribution’s network, the organization’s commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi received an update on major missions and operations during a visit to the organization’s East and West bulk sites on June 20.

July 5, 2017

San Joaquin's Unitized Group Rations Team wins DLA Distribution Big Ideas Awards

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, Unitized Group Rations Team is the winner of the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Awards for the 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 in the Large Category.

July 4, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Independence Day Message

As we celebrate this Independence Day, please remember our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Civilians who are deployed in harm's way, fighting to preserve the hard fought freedoms which we continue to enjoy.

July 3, 2017

Corpus distribution center announces new deputy

Jeremy M. Beckwith has been selected as deputy commander, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas.

June 30, 2017

Distribution's Thompson awarded David Ennis Community Service Award

Donnie Thompson, chief of deployments and training, DLA Distribution Headquarters has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence David Ennis DLA Distribution Community Service Award for 2016.

June 29, 2017

Distribution Multicultural Committee celebrates LGBT Pride Month

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month with a program on Wednesday, June 21.

June 28, 2017

Installation active shooter exercise tests crisis response

To test the installation’s emergency and crisis response capabilities, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, hosted an active shooter exercise June 8.

June 26, 2017

Stewart receives Defense Meritorious Service Medal for service to DLA

Prior to departing DLA Distribution following almost one year with the organization, Army Master Sgt. Cynthia Stewart received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her service from July 2016 to May 2017.

June 23, 2017

DLA’s Acquisition director visits Distribution

Service, along with several procurement analysts from headquarters, visited DLA Distribution on June 12. His main purpose for the site visit was to review DLA Distribution’s contract oversight program, meet with the acquisition workforce, and have a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center.

June 22, 2017

Jacksonville distribution center receives award for Contract Quality Assurance program

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jacksonville, Florida, Continuing Government Activity team has received the 2016 Global Distribution Excellence: Andrew L. Leitzel Annual Contract Quality Assurance Program Commendable Service Award for outstanding contract oversight.