DLA Distribution News

Archive: February, 2017

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.

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.