DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2019

Nov. 6, 2019

Resiliency Fair highlights new Wellness Center

Wellness Center debuts at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Resiliency Fair, offering 20 minute meditative sessions.

Nov. 5, 2019

DLA Distribution San Diego, California’s Rogers promoted to chief petty officer

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Rogers, former mapping petty officer at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, San Diego, California, was promoted to chief petty officer at the Naval Base San Diego Theater, Sept. 13.

Nov. 5, 2019

Installation management director retires with vision of an exciting future for DLA Distribution

Though he’s only been with DLA for less than three years, Holz has left an impression on everyone who has worked with him. In a letter presented to Holz on his last day in the office, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, commanding officer, DLA Distribution, wrote “As you begin your well-deserved retirement, please take with you my best wishes for the future. You will be sorely missed by your supervisors, peers and friends at DLA Distribution.”

Nov. 4, 2019

Distribution’s Diggs participates in a once in a lifetime event

Distribution's Diggs, a graduate of the Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program, participates in wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nov. 4, 2019

Parade goers in Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna’s annual “Spooktacular” Halloween Parade step off dressed to impress

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna's Child and Youth Program host annual Halloween parade Oct. 31.

Nov. 1, 2019

SDDC Deputy Commander visits DLA Distribution, tours EDC

Army Col. Lillard D. Evans, deputy commander of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Oct. 15, for a general overview on DLA Distribution’s mission and function and a discussion about consolidation and containerization point eligibility and the need for a west coast port of embarkment.

Oct. 31, 2019

Local Pennsylvania Rotary Club visit to DLA Distribution highlights growth, technology

Much has changed since retired Army Col. George Connolly was assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, more than 30 years ago. The agency’s role in supporting Department of Defense operations and humanitarian assistance grew dramatically beginning with Operation Desert Shield in 1990 and continued through now more than 18 years of military deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. Warehouses at the New Cumberland facility have expanded and become much more automated. Global positioning satellites now make tracking cargo more detailed than ever.

Oct. 30, 2019

Top logistic officials from the Republic of Korea visit DLA Distribution San Diego

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, hosted Republic of South Korea Army Maj. Gen. San Ho Lee and members of his staff from Combined Forces Command Korea for a briefing and tour Sept. 19.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA Susquehanna Child Development Center tours firehouse during National Fire Prevention Week

It has become customary for most fire departments to visit public schools during Fire Prevention Week in order to acquaint children with the dangers of fire. For the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department, the closest thing to a school is the on-base Child Development Center, a day care and prekindergarten facility. So, 25 pre-K students were treated to a tour of the firehouse Oct. 10.

Oct. 29, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk celebrates employees with special luncheon

DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia's employee appreciation luncheon brings everyone together, builds morale and fosters esprit de corps.

Oct. 28, 2019

Sasebo team expedites critical parts delivery to USS Lake Erie

Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Site Sasebo logistics support team delivers needed critical parts

Oct. 25, 2019

Demo of circa World War I defense building marks end of one era and beginning of another

In 1918, the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department established a depot on 851 acres of land in rural New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, based on its proximity to the Susquehanna River and Pennsylvania Railroad. Now, after 101 years of service, the last original warehouse structure from that era is being demolished.

Oct. 24, 2019

Distribution Deputy Commander hosts town hall, tours facilities and recognizes retiring director at DLA Distribution Albany, Georgia

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution's Deputy Commander hosts town hall at Distribution Albany, Georgia.

Oct. 21, 2019

National Domestic Violence Awareness month focuses on technology-facilitated abuse

2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign theme is "Raising Awareness on Technology-facilitated Abuse

Oct. 18, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates 244th Navy birthday 

DLA Distribution celebrates U.S. Navy's 244th birthday.