DLA Distribution News

Archive: November, 2018

Nov. 30, 2018

Distribution headquarters celebrates Native American heritage

DLA Distribution’s Multicultural Committee celebrated the heritage of Native Americans with a program held on Wednesday, Nov. 28. This year’s theme is “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.”

Nov. 29, 2018

Yokosuka Service Member honored for Volunteer Service

On Nov. 14, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Fire and Emergency Services, installation fire chief Richard G. Henderson presented DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon M. Ussin with a letter of appreciation and challenge coin for his outstanding support during the base fire department’s open house on Oct. 6.

Nov. 28, 2018

San Joaquin’s Hackette named DLA Senior NCO of the Quarter

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, Army Sgt. 1st Class Kwesi Hackette has been selected as DLA Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month with NAVSUP FLC

National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates the original inhabitants, explores and settlers of the United States. The month also recognizes the achievements, continuing contributions and service to this country (per capita, American Indians serve in the military more than any other ethnic group). This year’s theme is, “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.”

Nov. 26, 2018

San Joaquin’s Uhl receives DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award for transportation management

Joyce Uhl, branch chief for DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s Shipment Planning Branch, has been awarded the DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.

Nov. 23, 2018

Distribution NCOs first from DLA to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy

Two DLA Distribution Army senior enlisted noncommissioned officers recently graduated from the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. Their achievement marks the first time that Army NCO’s from DLA have graduated from that Service’s senior enlisted academy.

Nov. 22, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Thanksgiving Message 2018

As you gather around the Thanksgiving table with family and friends this year, I’d like you to pause to think about those who will not be with their family members; those who are serving forward deployed around the world.

Nov. 21, 2018

Oklahoma City DLA Strategic Material pilot program partnership proves successful

Approximately two years ago, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, located at Tinker Air Force Base, joined forces with DLA Disposition Services to take on a new mission. The mission assisting DLA Strategic Materials in sorting, recovering and reclaiming rare materials critical to national defense and national security for reuse in military applications, and enables the United States to not rely on other countries to replace the materials that have been identified as a shortfall’s within the National Defense Stock Piling Act.

Nov. 20, 2018

GMI chairman meets with Distribution leadership

Dale R. Geiger, Ph.D, CMA, CGFM, chairman of the Government Management Institute visited the DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania on Nov. 14, for an overview of DLA Distribution, a roundtable discussion with DLA Financial Operations staff and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 19, 2018

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna’s Native American heritage

As part of National Native American Indian Heritage Month, Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation recognizes its Native American Indian roots.

Nov. 16, 2018

Indian Navy 3-star visits DLA Distribution to discuss best practices

To educate the organization’s partners and customers from India on DLA’s global logistics network and best practices, DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin Jones hosted Indian Navy Controller of Logistics Vice Adm. Sunil Anand and several other delegation members Nov. 6.

Nov. 15, 2018

Distribution Staff Sergeant named Carlisle Barracks NCO of the Year

Army Staff Sgt. Brittany M. Sheehan, operations noncommissioned officer, Aerial Delivery Textile Division, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, is the 2018 United States Army War College Non Commissioned Officer of the Year.

Nov. 14, 2018

International Officers Supply Course students visit DLA Distribution

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, Pennsylvania November 5.

Nov. 13, 2018

DLA Distribution celebrates the Marine Corps 243rd birthday

DLA Distribution employees gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marine Corps Nov. 8, in honor of the its 243rd birthday. Paul Smith, DLA Distribution Current Operations served as the master of ceremonies for the event.

Nov. 11, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Veterans Day Message 2018

This year, Veterans Day marks the Centennial Commemoration of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918, “The War to End All Wars”. On this day, we pay singular tribute to the men and women who continue to place their lives on the line around the globe. They represent the essence of our great nation…courage, duty, character, sacrifice.