DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2018

July 17, 2018

IOSCO students tour DLA Distribution Eastern Distribution Center

Students of the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Officer Supply Course toured DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center warehouse in New Cumberland July 10.

July 16, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan inducted the first ever Ombudsman

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan has selected Molly Rivera to serve as its first ombudsman. On June 13, 2018, she was inducted into the Yokosuka Ombudsman community where she will serve alongside a volunteer network of men and women across various commands.

July 13, 2018

Ooka announced as deputy at Korea distribution center

Macy Ooka has been announced as the newest deputy commander at DLA Distribution Korea.

July 12, 2018

Callis takes command of DLA’s Eastern Distribution Center

United States Army Col. James Marchant Callis II assumed command of Defense Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania in a July 12 ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commanding officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M Jones.

July 11, 2018

Eungard receives DSSM for achievements as commander, DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

U.S. Army Col. Brad J. Eungard has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his numerous accomplishments while serving as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and as Installation Commander, Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna from August 2016 to August 2018.

July 10, 2018

Former Distribution commander receives distinguished Order of Saint Martin award

Former DLA Distribution Anniston, Alabama commander Army Lt. Col. Michael L. Lindley was inducted into the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin during a change of command ceremony held on June 5.

July 9, 2018

Distribution commander unveils command philosophy at inaugural town hall

During his first formal address to the DLA Distribution headquarters workforce, commanding officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin Jones laid out his tenets for a successful and cohesive command environment.

July 6, 2018

Yokosuka inventory director retires after 40 years of federal service

Diane Jarvi, inventory director at DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is saying goodbye to the DLA family upon her retirement from federal service after 40 years of dedicated service to the nation, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan and the warfighter. Her official retirement date was July 1.

July 5, 2018

New Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, LSCS Macasa, promoted at DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan commander, Navy Cmdr. AJ Rivera recently promoted Yokosuka’s newest Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, Logistics Specialist Senior Chief Conrado Macasa on June 8.

July 4, 2018

Distribution Commander's 4th of July Safety Message

This Fourth of July marks the 242nd anniversary of our nation’s birth, the day when brave and dedicated patriots, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle, signed a resolution that would declare independence of the United States from Great Britain and founded a nation based on freedom. From that day to this, the world has never been the same…but America continues to stand for freedom.

July 3, 2018

Brooks named deputy of Warner Robins distribution center

Frederick “Tony” Brooks has officially been named as deputy director of DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia.

July 2, 2018

DLA Distribution Expeditionary team provides real world logistics support to Exercise Saber Strike and Operation Atlantic Resolve

After nearly two years of planning, DLA Distribution’s Deployment Expeditionary Team deployed to Powidz, Poland in support of Exercise Saber Strike 18 and Operation Atlantic Resolve. Saber Strike is the platform to validate U.S. forces collective capability to rapidly respond to and reinforce Allies in a time of crisis. Operation Atlantic Resolve is a real-world multinational training and security cooperation activity taking place in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary.

June 29, 2018

Ackiss takes command at DLA Distribution Europe

Army Lt. Col. Jonathan Ackiss assumed command during a change of command ceremony held at DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany, June 29.

June 28, 2018

Sliman receives DMSM for achievements as commander, DLA Distribution Europe

Army Col. Zorn T. Sliman has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his numerous accomplishments while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe from June 2016 to June 2018.

June 27, 2018

DLA Distribution Richmond, Virginia employee retires after 44 years of Federal Service

Darryl E. Braxton started working for the Department of Defense May 21, 1974, at the Directorate of Storage and Transportation depot in Richmond, Virginia. A few years later the depot name was changed to Defense Depot Richmond, Virginia.