DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2019

Dec. 9, 2019

J8 Inventory Finance Workshop--An End to End partnership to pass audit

First of many inventory finance workshops kick's off at Defense Logistic Agency Distribution headquarters.

Dec. 4, 2019

Australian exchange officer assigned to DLA Distribution strengthens century-old bond

Until recently, Maj. Steven Elston of the Australian Defence Force had never heard of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. . So, when Elston was selected as an exchange officer with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters, it was a bit of a culture shock.

Dec. 2, 2019

DLA Director reviews DLA Distribution dynamic operating plan with eye on modernization efforts designed to drive the agency into the 21st century

Defense Logistics Agency Director visits DLA Distribution, praises successes, presents awards.

Nov. 27, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Thanksgiving Message

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Thanksgiving Message

Nov. 26, 2019

Distribution Commanding Officer presents awards, discusses strategic plan at town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones hosted a DLA Distribution town hall Nov. 18 at the organization’s New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, headquarters.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees volunteer for Adopt a Highway cleanup event

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna employees, along with some of their family members, show their commitment to their neighbors and the local environment by volunteering to spend a couple of their Saturday morning hours to the Adopt A Highway cleanup program.

Nov. 22, 2019

New DLA CIO orientation to DLA Distribution focuses on technology as key enabler to modernization

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team zeroed in on technology as a key enabler to DLA Distribution’s modernization efforts during a Nov. 15 orientation brief and tour for DLA’s new Chief Information Officer, Dr. George Duchak, Senior Executive Service.

Nov. 20, 2019

DLA Distribution employee recalls tragic events that led to a successful career

When the city of Saigon, Vietnam, was seized by communist forces in 1975 it marked the end of war in that country the minds of many Americans. But for thousands of United States allies, the Fall of Saigon was the beginning of life-altering events.

Nov. 19, 2019

Distribution San Diego hosts retired Navy Vice Admiral Walter Davis

Distribution San Diego hosts retired Navy Vice Admiral Walter Davis

Nov. 18, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates 244th Marine Corps birthday

To honor the United States Marine’s 244th birthday, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution employees gathered in the Distribution headquarters lobby Nov. 13.

Nov. 14, 2019

Recycling program manager details Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s contribution to preserving the environment

With 4,700 workers occupying 848 acres of land, DLA’s New Cumberland-based installation is the size of a small city. Inevitably, such a large population generates an equally large amount of waste. Rabuck says much of that waste is not only reusable, but some of it can sold in order to fund local jobs.

Nov. 13, 2019

Distribution continues to “Show Some Love” with the annual kick off of the CFC Campaign

Combined Federal Campaign 2019 kicks off at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution.

Nov. 12, 2019

DLA Distribution hosts United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s Director of Logistics

United Kingdom Ministry of Defence's Director Logistics visits DLA Distribution.

Nov. 8, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Veterans Day message

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Veterans Day message

Nov. 7, 2019

Innovative idea saves DLA Distribution millions in taxpayer dollars

As the largest Department of Defense distribution facility in the world, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s 1.7 million sq. ft. mechanized Eastern Distribution Center operates similar to any commercial distribution center in business today. One thing that separates the government-run distribution center from its commercial counterparts, however, is how money is spent.