DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2018

Aug. 30, 2018

Team San Joaquin provides support in response to Hurricane Lane

The dedicated men and women of Bulk and Transportation Division at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, stepped up to the plate and fulfilled the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for bottled water in support of Hurricane Lane affecting the Hawaiian Islands this past Saturday, Aug. 25.

Aug. 28, 2018

DLA Distribution Acquisitions holds inaugural Industry Day

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters Acquisitions directorate held its inaugural DLA Distribution Industry Day on Aug. 8 and 9 at the Susquehanna Club in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Aug. 27, 2018

Anniston’s Woods selected as Employee of the Quarter

Marcus Woods, vehicles and artillery division supervisor at DLA Distribution Anniston, Alabama, was selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Aug. 24, 2018

Distribution honors 98th annual 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.” The declaration outlined key social, civil and political demands for women, helping the cause of women’s suffrage gain national prominence. Nearly 72 years later, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed Aug. 26, 1920, granting women throughout the United States the right to vote.

Aug. 23, 2018

Mentoring Without End

DLA Distribution Commander holds mentoring session with Navy Supply Corps Officers

Aug. 23, 2018

DLA Distribution Safe and Sound Week

DLA Distribution’s Safety Team held a Safe and Sound Week August 13–17 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual campaign. Safe and Sound Week allows safety experts to show and explain the opportunities available to our employees to help keep them safe, said Rupel Perkins, DLA Distribution Safety Team.

Aug. 22, 2018

Susquehanna installation hosts 2018 Centennial Summerfest featuring Golden Knights, Chicago Honey Bear Dancers

On August 15, the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation hosted its Centennial Summerfest and Organizational Day celebration for employees, families and friends of the installation.

Aug. 21, 2018

Red River Distribution center hosts “Bring Your Child to Work Day”

DLA Distribution Red River, Texas held a “Bring Your Child to Work Day” event on July 26.

Aug. 20, 2018

San Joaquin’s Hackney awarded Director’s Strategic Goals Award in Whole of Government Category

Theodore “Ted” Hackney, a distribution process manager with DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California has been named winner of the Director’s Strategic Goals Award in the Whole of Government Category.

Aug. 17, 2018

DLA Distribution Rigger’s Operations NCO promoted to Army Staff Sergeant

DLA Distribution’s newly promoted Army Staff Sgt. Brittany Sheehan was an E-5/Sgt. for three years prior to this promotion.

Aug. 16, 2018

Army Reserve team provides essential support to DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania

The Army Reserve 490th Quartermaster Company has augmented DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania since June 2017. The unit, on special assignment to DDTP, and led by Master Sgt. Mark Swarr, and Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Marou, DLA Distribution J9, facilitated the growth and warfighter readiness of six subordinate soldiers.

Aug. 15, 2018

USAG RP leaders visit Germersheim, Coleman

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz leadership received an immersion tour of Germersheim Army Depot and Coleman Work Site, Mannheim, to get a firsthand look at the installations' vital missions and responsibilities, Aug. 10.

Aug. 13, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s leadership team and employees had the opportunity to host DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones during his first trip to the Tracy, California distribution center July 31 – Aug.1. Jones spent two days on site receiving briefs, touring mission areas and conducted a Town Hall for the San Joaquin team.

Aug. 10, 2018

Troop Support commander meets with Distribution leadership

DLA Troop Support commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark T. Simerly visited DLA Distribution headquarters Aug. 7, for an overview of DLA Distribution, a roundtable discussion and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Aug. 9, 2018

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams visited the DLA Distribution San Joaquin Team Aug. 1 during his travel to the West Coast.