DLA Distribution News

Archive: October, 2017

Oct. 12, 2017

DLA Distribution Albany ships over 80,000 meals to feed those affected by hurricanes

Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 major hurricane forming Aug. 17, and making landfall in Southern Texas on Aug. 25, was an extremely destructive Atlantic hurricane, becoming the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005, ending a record 12-year drought in which no hurricanes had made landfall at such an intensity in the country.

Oct. 11, 2017

Holz selected as director of Distribution Installation Support

William K. Holz has been selected as director of Installation Support for DLA Distribution.

Oct. 11, 2017

CBV and Reservists assist during hurricane relief efforts

During the past month and a half of the 2017 hurricane season, the southern portions of the U.S. has been continuously battered by category 4 or higher storms.

Oct. 9, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Columbus Day Message

In a few days, we will observe Columbus Day commemorating Christopher Columbus’ first landing in the New World 525 years ago. Great perseverance, dedication, and courage defined this expedition and those who sailed on this landmark voyage.

Oct. 6, 2017

Distribution kicks off Material Handling Equipment Center of Excellence instructor training

DLA Distribution Headquarters Current Operations and Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania kicked off the agency’s Material Handling Equipment Center of Excellence instructor training pilot on Sept. 25.

Oct. 5, 2017

Distribution celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, along with DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee, celebrated the culture, traditions and history of Hispanic Heritage Month with a program held on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This year’s theme, chosen by the National Council of Hispanic Employment Managers is: “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Diversity.”

Oct. 4, 2017

Local troops, supplies headed to Caribbean for hurricane relief

The same day more than 120 tractor-trailers filled with hurricane relief aid left Fort Bragg, officials announced that hundreds of local soldiers would be deployed to Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island.

Oct. 2, 2017

Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Members of the 15th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 28 to pick up aid supplies before flying to San Juan Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, battered the U.S. territory.

Oct. 2, 2017

DLA San Joaquin’s IT Contingency team members provide crucial communications to hurricane relief efforts

Preparation was key to the successful deployment of two DLA Information Operations Contingency Information Technology Support team members from DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, during DLA’s current humanitarian efforts for hurricane relief.