DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2018

May 14, 2018

DLA Distribution announces Military of the Quarter

Four military members assigned to DLA Distribution have been recognized as the DLA Distribution Military of the Quarter for second quarter, fiscal year 2018.

May 10, 2018

Palmer named next commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced today that Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer has been selected to serve as the next commander of DLA Land and Maritime. A change of command ceremony is being coordinated for late June 2018.

May 9, 2018

Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.

May 8, 2018

Laskodi presents Red River Expeditionary Team with Humanitarian Effort Awards

During a recent site visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas on April 18, Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi presented Humanitarian Effort Awards to the Red River Expeditionary Team.

May 7, 2018

Distribution Multicultural committee hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day event

Employees of DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, paid respect to Holocaust Remembrance Day on Apr. 26, with a presentation featuring India Elaine Garnett. The theme of this year’s Days of Remembrance is “Learning from the Holocaust: Legacy of Perseverance.”

May 3, 2018

Incoming DLA Pacific commander visits Distribution, discusses support to Pacific Command

To discuss DLA Distribution’s mission capabilities and support to the Pacific Command Area of Responsibility, Navy Supply Corps Capt. Kristin Acquavella, incoming commander to DLA Pacific, visited DLA Distribution Headquarters and its largest distribution center, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, April 26.

May 2, 2018

DLA’s Director of Logistics Operations, J3, visits Distribution Headquarters

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark K. Johnson, Director of Logistics Operations, J3 DLA, visited Distribution Headquarters where he received the command presentation and toured the Eastern Distribution Center.

May 1, 2018

Distribution recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme was “Protecting our people protects our mission.”

April 30, 2018

Central York High School students visit DLA Distribution Headquarters

Students from the Central York High School visited DLA Distribution Headquarters Friday, April 20 to learn about DLA Distribution operations, the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program, and receive a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center.

April 27, 2018

Installation CDC celebrates Earth Day

When a group of children at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s Child Development Center were asked, “What can you tell me about Earth Day?” one young boy eagerly chimed, “Earth Day is every day!”

April 26, 2018

Barstow’s Lundin reaches major career milestone: 45 years of federal service

Carolyn “Kay” Lundin has reached a major career milestone: 45 years of federal service at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Barstow, California.

April 25, 2018

Ron Sprout, DLA Distribution employee from 1977-2013

Defense Distribution Susquehanna is celebrating a 100th Anniversary this year. To commemorate the event, DLA interviewed several former employees from the installation, including Ron Sprout, who worked in the rail yard and motor pool before retiring.

April 24, 2018

DLA Distribution Red River breaks ground on new general purpose warehouse

DLA Distribution Red River, Texas broke ground on a new 240,000 square foot general purpose warehouse in a ceremony on Thursday, April 19.

April 23, 2018

DLA Distribution J3-Operations Army NCOIC to Pin on E-8

Army Sgt. 1st. Class Kahlil D. Warner, DLA Distribution J3 Operations Noncommissioned Officer-in-Charge, has been selected for promotion to Army Master Sgt./E-8.

April 20, 2018

San Diego Distribution center hosts High Performance Leadership program

Naval Base San Diego commanding officer Navy Capt. Roy Love, visited DLA Distribution San Diego, California, as part of a High Performance Leadership Engagement event March 9.