DLA Distribution News

Archive: October, 2019

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.

Oct. 17, 2019

Herschel Walker brings a message of hope

Herschel Walker, national spokesperson for the Patriot Support Program, visits Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, bringing a message encouraging others to seek help for mental wellness. He uses his own struggles to relate to people.

Oct. 16, 2019

DLA Distribution Expeditionary acquires four state-of-the-art assets for the price of one

After 18 years of operational support to the Global War on Terror it is easy to forget just how unpredictable things were for military services in early days, months and years following Sept. 11, 2001. At that time no one knew with certainty exactly where U.S. troops would be stationed, how long they would be there or what equipment they would need to move supplies.

Oct. 15, 2019

Distribution Anniston's Hurtado named 2019 Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with Disability

An employee with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama received recognition as an Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with Disabilities for 2019. Twenty-three military personnel were honored during the 39th annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 3.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Columbus Day Message

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Columbus Day Message

Oct. 10, 2019

DLA Distribution celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Multicultural Committee held an event to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in the headquarters’ Gainey Auditorium, Sept. 17.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Distribution employees presented commander’s coins

DLA Distribution employees presented commander’s coins for going above and beyond