DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2018

Nov. 9, 2018

DLA Distribution Anniston commemorates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is "Breast Cancer Awareness" Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.

Nov. 8, 2018

Former DLA Director provides a Back to Basics presentation during DLA Distribution's Leadership Training Summit

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. (Ret) Keith W. Lippert was the keynote speaker during DLA Distribution’s Leadership training summit held for commanders, directors and deputies here October 22-26, 2018.

Nov. 7, 2018

New Cumberland installation celebrates 100 years with ribbon cutting

The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation continued its yearlong celebration of its centennial with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 1.

Nov. 6, 2018

Full-scale exercise tests installation preparedness, emergency response

Throughout the week of October 15, the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation was a host to a flurry of unusual activity: protestors, structural collapses and even a dumpster fire.

Nov. 5, 2018

Jacksonville distribution team tours local Amazon Distribution Center

On October 18 the DLA Distribution Jacksonville, Florida team toured their local Amazon Distribution Center. The purpose of the visit was to gain innovative ideas related to distribution operations being performed at a non-government distribution center.

Nov. 2, 2018

F1 tornado touches down at Oklahoma City distribution center

On Tuesday, Oct. 9 at approximately 8:10 a.m. central time, an F1 tornado touched down in vicinity of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma’s buildings 510 and 506. Personnel were directed to take shelter and command was able to obtain 100 percent accountability with zero injuries.

Nov. 1, 2018

100 years of Warfighter Support: Remembering the 1301st Service Unit Reception Center

Looking back at the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation’s 100-year history, there are many missions that took place that, although no longer active, were critical to the success of the Nation.

Oct. 31, 2018

Family Advocacy and MWR Susquehanna bring awareness to Domestic Violence with Run/Walk event

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Family Advocacy Program and the MWR Susquehanna Sports and Fitness Department helped raise awareness of domestic violence by hosting a 5K Fun Run/1-Mile Walk here Oct. 17, at the Fitness Center.

Oct. 30, 2018

Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrate contributions, workers with disabilities

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates the Headquarters audience about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents with a panel program on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Oct. 29, 2018

21st Theater Support Command Senior Enlisted Advisor visits DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

21st Theater Sustainment Command’s Senior Enlisted Advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Rocky Carr, visited DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania, Oct. 11. The purpose of his visit was to receive an orientation of DLA Distribution’s mission and function, tour the Eastern Distribution Center, receive operations briefings, and visit with personnel.

Oct. 26, 2018

Distribution tests out wireless technology

Warehouse modernization is necessary in the logistics business. In order for the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network to keep up with the Amazon’s of the world and remain cost effective, modern technologies must be introduced into the mix.

Oct. 25, 2018

DDSI celebrates workforce with Family Day

DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, celebrated its local culture and the yearlong efforts of its workforce with a Family Day. More than 150 employees and family members attended the event which featured food and entertainment.

Oct. 24, 2018

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna participates in 2018 Feds Feed Families campaign

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna collected over 425 pounds of non-perishable food for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg as part of the 2018 Feds Feed Families campaign.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Distribution celebrates 243rd Navy birthday

To honor the United States Navy’s 243rd birthday, DLA Distribution employees gathered together in the Distribution Headquarters lobby on Oct. 17.

Oct. 22, 2018

Susquehanna’s Davis receives Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award

Sally Davis, a distribution process worker at the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Eastern Distribution Center, Packing and Outloading Branch, has been awarded the Outstanding DoD Employee with a Disability Award for 2018.