DLA Distribution News

Archive: July, 2017

July 31, 2017

Continuous Process Improvement and Safety at DLA Distribution Korea

Combining Quality Assurance inspections with Continuous Process Improvement enables DLA Distribution Korea to transform how business is conducted on a day-to-day basis. These programs allow for improvement of operations while staying true to the requirements of Audit Readiness and meeting the needs of the warfigher and material owners.

July 28, 2017

Corpus Christi distribution center named Charlie Nye DLA Distribution Site of the Year

The DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas team was named the Charlie Nye DLA Distribution Site of the Year for its across the board accomplishments and community spirit.

July 26, 2017

DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas wins the Global Distribution Excellence: Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year – Small award

DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Patricia A. Kuntz Distribution Center of the Year – Small award for their outstanding support to the warfighter in the Pacific.

July 25, 2017

Gainey selected as newest DLA Hall of Fame inductee

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has announced former DLA Distribution commander Army Lt. Gen. (retired) Kathleen M. Gainey as a 2016 DLA Hall of Fame inductee.

July 24, 2017

DLA Distribution Yokosuka Town Hall honors personnel

On June 23, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, gathered together for a town hall to congratulate several employees on length of service and military advancements.

July 20, 2017

Anniston's Smith named DLA Distribution Big Ideas award winner

Willis Smith, who currently runs the kitting section in the Vehicles and Artillery Division at DLA Distribution Anniston, Alabama, is the winner of the DLA Distribution Big Ideas award, individual category for second quarter, fiscal year 2017.

July 17, 2017

DLA director visits DLA Distribution headquarters

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams visited DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, July 7 for an orientation meeting with senior leaders and a tour of the DLA Distribution Susquehanna facility.

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.