DLA Distribution News

Archive: May, 2018

May 31, 2018

Memorial Day Observed Parade, Ceremony in Gettysburg

As the nation recognized its deceased veterans on Memorial Day, the up-and-coming generation showed Gettysburg the future is bright.

May 31, 2018

Sacrifices remembered at Memorial Day

As the sacrifices of nation’s war dead of past and present conflicts around the world were being honored on Memorial Day, the American military must continue to be ready to respond to a number of challenges in many parts of the world.

May 30, 2018

DDC’s first commanding general honored with Hall of Fame induction

Inside the DLA Distribution Headquarters building bearing his name, Retired Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky, first commander of Defense Distribution Center, was formally inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on May 11.

May 29, 2018

Man’s best friend: Distribution employee’s daily life enhanced by guide dog

Distribution headquarter employees may have noticed a new employee over the past few months, a rather furry new employee. Xavier Chronister, a nearly two-year old Golden Labrador Retriever is DLA Distribution’s newest Organizational Management/J9 directorate employee.

May 24, 2018

Distribution recognizes Lupus Awareness Month

May is Lupus Awareness Month. The aim of Lupus Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate others about this life changing disease.

May 23, 2018

Erno becomes newest commander of DLA Distribution Sigonella

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Vincent V. Erno assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy, in a May 23 ceremony. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Europe and Africa commander Army Col. Theodore B. Shinkle.

May 22, 2018

Dozier recognized for achievements as DLA Distribution Sigonella commander

Navy Capt. Pamela Dozier has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for her achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy.

May 21, 2018

Law enforcement sacrifices remembered

The Defense Logistics Agency Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin on Chrisman Road hosted a ceremony Wednesday to mark Peace Officers Memorial Day. The DLA police force, led by Chief Khalid Ali and depot commander Col. Andre Harrell, invited members of the Tracy Police Department, San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department and other law enforcement agencies to participate in the service.

May 18, 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.

May 17, 2018

New Cumberland installation celebrates 100 years

The Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation celebrated its 100-year history with a flag raising ceremony and time capsule dedication on May 11.

May 16, 2018

DLA Distribution hosts Army War College students

Students from the United States Army War College met with DLA Distribution leadership and toured the Department of Defense’s largest warehouse as part of a curriculum which encourages routine engagement in discourse and debate on U.S. ground forces' role in achieving national security objectives.

May 14, 2018

DLA Distribution announces Military of the Quarter

Four military members assigned to DLA Distribution have been recognized as the DLA Distribution Military of the Quarter for second quarter, fiscal year 2018.

May 10, 2018

Palmer named next commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced today that Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer has been selected to serve as the next commander of DLA Land and Maritime. A change of command ceremony is being coordinated for late June 2018.

May 9, 2018

Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.

May 8, 2018

Laskodi presents Red River Expeditionary Team with Humanitarian Effort Awards

During a recent site visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas on April 18, Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi presented Humanitarian Effort Awards to the Red River Expeditionary Team.