DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2020

March 17, 2020

DLA National Account Managers visit DLA Distribution

The Defense Logistics Agency Army National Account Manager team visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mar. 3 for a command overview by DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, and a tour of the Eastern Distribution Center.

March 13, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk bids farewell to McKelvey and Jones

Distribution Norfolk hosts retirement ceremony and luncheon for two of its team members

March 11, 2020

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna team awarded for security focus

DDSP occasionally receives erroneous shipments of military equipment and material. When this happens, a team of DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Security and Emergency Services personnel and DDSP personnel spring into action to secure any classified and/or pilferable items that may be contained in the miss-shipment.

March 6, 2020

DLA Distribution conducts antiterrorism exercise as part of required training

DLA Distribution staff and installation police officers conducted required antiterrorism training during a random security screening. It was a chance for staff and security, both, to assess their capabilities as required.

March 5, 2020

DLA Distribution Navy Reservists support DDDE theater retrograde mission

The reservists working this mission have had a direct impact to the DLA mission in Europe and have directly impacted Army Readiness across the European Command area of responsibility.

March 3, 2020

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, California, celebrated National African-American Black History Month Feb. 27 featuring Bernard Hardy, retired vice president of retail operations for Safeway, Northern California division as the keynote speaker. This year’s theme was “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future” and commemorated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

March 1, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader visits Distribution San Diego

DLA Command Master Chief tours Distribution San Diego, visits personnel

Feb. 28, 2020

DLA Distribution hears from distinguished speaker and author during Black History Month event

Dr. Claiborne Douglass Haughton Jr. was the guest speaker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters Feb. 26. He gave a speech not only entailing his own struggles and ultimate triumphs, through years of racial oppression and bigotry, but also the numerous examples from American history.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in the Transportation Management System prototype

According to TRANSCOM, the DoD is conducting a 24-month assessment of a TMS to determine if it is suitable for use by the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise.

Feb. 26, 2020

Distribution’s Johnson promoted to Army Lt. Col.

Johnson, joint logistics planner, DLA Distribution Future Plans, was recently promoted during a ceremony held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Feb. 7.

Feb. 25, 2020

Eastern Distribution Center Commander visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Army Col. James M. Callis II, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Commander, visited DLA Distribution’s western strategic distribution platform Feb. 12.

Feb. 25, 2020

DLA Energy deputy commander reorients with Distribution colleagues

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team met with DLA Energy deputy commander, Eric Smith, senior executive service, Feb. 20 to provide an overview of operations at DLA Distribution.

Feb. 23, 2020

Distribution LNO is a DLA Europe & Africa “Hero of the Quarter”

Marine Corps Lt. Col. Scott Wawrzyniak, liaison officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, is the regional Hero of the Quarter for second quarter fiscal year 2020

Feb. 20, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in Operation Valentine for 104-year-old Marine

Employees and children of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, raised the spirits of 104-year-old retired Marine Maj. Bill White by participating in Operation Valentine.

Feb. 19, 2020

DLA Information Operations program executive officer discusses teaming effort to support DLA Distribution’s modernization journey

Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution and his leadership team met with DLA Information Operations program executive officer, Adarryl Roberts, senior executive service, Feb. 11 to discuss modernization efforts throughout the agency.