DLA Distribution News

Archive: August, 2017

Aug. 31, 2017

Cherry Point distribution center to welcome new deputy commander

Paul A. McMillan is scheduled to rejoin the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team Sept. 3, to serve as Deputy Director, DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Aug. 31, 2017

JB San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — At Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin, Texas, DLA, the Air Force 502nd Air Base Wing and FEMA set up an Incident Support Base operation Aug. 24, pre-positioning water, meals, blankets and other resources needed to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Aug. 30, 2017

Burkholder recognized for achievements as director of Jacksonville distribution center

Brian Burkholder has been awarded the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award for his achievements while serving as director, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jacksonville, Florida, from August 2014 to August 2017.

Aug. 29, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna employee acts as first responder: Credits actions at accident scene to being ‘in the right place at the right time’

The morning of Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 began like any other for Paul J. Smith, a traffic management specialist with the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Aug. 28, 2017

DLA Distribution, MSC partnership enables annual Thule resupply

As the temperature soared into the mid-90’s in Norfolk, DLA Distribution employees raced a deadline to load critical supplies to be delivered 750 miles above the Arctic circle at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland.

Aug. 25, 2017

San Joaquin Leadership participates in OPERATION BACKPACK

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, senior leadership partnered with veterans groups from Sandia and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to support military children from Travis Air Force Base and Camp Parks through OPERATION BACKPACK. The San Joaquin team took the opportunity to sponsor two kids from Travis.

Aug. 24, 2017

San Joaquin’s Roberts selected as the winner of the Jerri L. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions

Kristen Roberts, administrative assistant within DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s Materiel Management Group, is the recipient of the 2016 Jerri L. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions.

Aug. 23, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna honors employees, family members during 3rd Annual Organization Day and FMWR SummerFest: Local legislators, media invited to learn more about DDSP mission

On Aug. 16, under a cloudless sky with temperatures creeping toward the 90s, employees and family members of the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania installation enjoyed recreation and samplings of food from more than a dozen different cultural food vendors, at the 3rd Annual DLA Distribution Organizational Day & Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation SummerFest.

Aug. 22, 2017

Glynn named Junior NCO of the Quarter

Navy Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Brianna Glynn has been named DLA Distribution Junior Non-Commissioned Officer for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017.

Aug. 21, 2017

Distribution honors Women's Equality Day

The women’s suffrage movement began in 1848 at the Seneca Falls Convention in Seneca Falls, New York. Convened by suffragist leaders Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, the committee published a “Declaration of Sentiments.”

Aug. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna welcomes new installation senior enlisted advisor

U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Bryan J. Alberts, relinquished responsibility as Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. Installation Senior Enlisted Advisor and 1st Sgt., to U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Maximo Nunez, during a change of responsibility ceremony here Aug. 15.

Aug. 17, 2017

Employee progress reviews offer opportunity for DLA Distribution

To enhance learning the Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program, DLA Distribution recently hosted a series of video teleconferences and an in-person Leadership Forum to conduct a network-wide In Progress Review of DPMAP implementation.

Aug. 16, 2017

Oklahoma City Selected Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky For Distribution Center Excellence Award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City has been awarded the Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky Distribution Center Excellence Award.

Aug. 15, 2017

DLA Distribution Guam supports Talisman Saber ’17

For the seventh time, DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, served as the primary logistical hub to support the biennial Australia/United States combined training event, Talisman Saber.

Aug. 14, 2017

DLA Joint Reserve Force director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

DLA Joint Reserve Force director Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and Command Master Chief Bill Sherman visited the DLA Distribution Operations Team San Joaquin Aug. 5 at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.