DLA Distribution News

Archive: December, 2018

Dec. 28, 2018

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Deputy Commander Susan Earle is saying goodbye to the DLA family

Susan Earle, DLA Distribution San Joaquin deputy commander said good bye to her DLA family during a morning ceremony Dec. 7 celebrating over 41 years of federal service.

Dec. 26, 2018

Central York high school students visit teacher’s former employer to learn logistics

As a retired United States Army Reserves lieutenant colonel, Karen Hudson is very familiar with the DLA Distribution mission. In the last years of her 30-year career she was assigned to the organization’s Expeditionary Logistics directorate, during which time she deployed for several months to Djibouti, Africa.

Dec. 21, 2018

Tapping into a prime hiring resource - Operation Warfighter intern hired at San Diego distribution center

Navy Petty Officer Heather Fournier served at DLA Distribution San Diego, California, while enrolled in the Department of Defense Operation Warfighter Internship Program from September 4, 2017 to March 3, 2018.

Dec. 20, 2018

DLA Distribution employee retires after 45+ years of service

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution General Supply Specialist, Orlando Duran, has a combined military and government service of over 45 years – seven with DLA – is retiring.

Dec. 19, 2018

Distribution J4 celebrates the season with ugly sweater contest

DLA Distribution J4 hosted an ugly sweater contest in honor of the holiday season. Featured donning their holiday creations are (left to right): Eric “king of the elves” Rhodes, Nancy “where’s my drink and cigs” Bates, Laura “I fell in the supply room” Bailey, Emily “ bleeding unicorn horn” Crusey, Brain “hobo” Fahnestock and Gregory “look at me, I’m in a picture” Pigg. The winners will be announced later this week.

Dec. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution participates in annual Toys for Tots campaign

The Marine Toys for Tots Toy Drive was an “overflowing success” at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna.

Dec. 17, 2018

Susquehanna's EDC full of cheer this holiday season

Full of holiday cheer (and bowls of candy), one of a thousand material handling carts passes through the Eastern Distribution Center during the month of December.

Dec. 14, 2018

Yokosuka’s Cline named DLA Junior Enlisted NCO of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carolina Cline has been selected as DLA Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.

Dec. 13, 2018

San Diego’s military liaison officer promoted to Lieutenant Commander

On Nov. 2, DLA Distribution San Diego, California’s, commander Navy Capt. Jerome R. White administered the oath that promoted Navy Lt. Araceli Galvan, San Diego’s military liaison officer to Lt. Cmdr. during a ceremony held at the Naval Base San Diego Chapel.

Dec. 11, 2018

Jones makes inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River

On Nov. 15-16, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, to meet with key staff members, employees, other local DLA entities and Red River Army Depot commander Army Col. Stephen York.

Dec. 10, 2018

Tablet usage – a modernization beginning for DLA Distribution Tobyhanna

Employees at DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania have been using tablets in the warehouse since 2016.

Dec. 7, 2018

Transportation employees receive award at Defense conference

Two DLA Distribution transportation employees were honored at the 2018 National Defense Transportation Association-United States Transportation Command Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dec. 6, 2018

DLA Distribution announces Strategic Goals Awards Winners

DLA Distribution deputy commander Twila C. Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, announced the Strategic Goals award winners for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Dec. 4, 2018

Barstow distribution center supplies tents to victims of Super Typhoon Yutu

In the wake of Typhoon Yutu, DLA Distribution is once again demonstrating its unwavering commitment to Whole of Government entities such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Dec. 3, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan holds retirement ceremony for MLC employees

On November 16, 2018, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan held a retirement ceremony for four of six Master Labor Contract employees, honoring their significant contribution in an exceptional amount of time. With 216 years of combined experience, Yokosuka will feel the loss of these employee’s work ethic and efforts.