DLA Distribution News

Archive: November, 2020

Nov. 25, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Thanksgiving Day message

While this year has seen its challenges, together, as an organization, we’ve navigated through the unchartered waters of this pandemic while continuing our focus on supporting our military.

Nov. 23, 2020

Mission Monday: DLA Distribution Warner Robins

Michael Lester, Defense Logistics Agency distribution process worker processes critical items into the distribution process at Robins Air Force Base.

Nov. 18, 2020

DLA Distribution employees participate in Denim Fridays to raise awareness on sexual assault

DLA Distribution employees are wearing denim every Friday in November 2020, as a symbol of support and to raise awareness about erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. The DLA SAPR hotline is 800-841-0937.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA Distribution Pearl Harbor earns Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky award for Distribution Center Excellence

The award recognizes the DDPH’s initiatives or programs that impacted resource effectiveness/efficiency and mission support through innovation or process improvements.

Nov. 13, 2020

San Joaquin’s Williams saves the life of fellow co-worker

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin laborer Michael Williams of the Unitized Group Rations mission is hailed a hero for saving the life of his fellow co-worker.

Nov. 10, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Reventlow, USMC, Marine Corps Birthday message

Today is the 245th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps; I would like to wish our current and former Marines as well as all DLA Distribution employees a Happy Marine Corps Birthday!

Nov. 10, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Veterans Day Address

As we approach Veterans Day, I want to recognize our veterans…active-duty service members, guardsmen, and reservists who have served our great country. I am proud to say that over 2,600 DLA Distribution employees are veterans — still serving this country with the same sense of duty and perseverance.

Nov. 6, 2020

Paolo Pappalardo, warehouse supervisor at DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, awarded the Jerri L. Taylor Award for Individual Outstanding Contributions

Paolo Pappalardo, warehouse supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy, is awarded the Jerri L. Taylor Award for Outstanding Individual Contributions.

Nov. 4, 2020

DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Bickel earns the Patrick J. McCormick DLA Distribution Excellence in Audit Readiness Award

Dianna Bickel has proven herself a tenacious and dedicated leader of action armed with unrivaled technical skill and unparalleled dedication and commitment. She has managed all facets of DDSP’s Audit Readiness Program with poise and great effect, to include training, evaluation, planning, and the of all process controls.

Nov. 3, 2020

DLA Distribution packs, ships COVID-19 rapid test kits for nursing homes, troops

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is packing and distributing 6 million COVID-19 rapid test kits on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Nov. 2, 2020

Lead-acid a positive for the environment

Batteries aren’t exactly great for the environment, but recycling is. Employees from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, DLA Installation Management Richmond and DLA Disposition Services Richmond, Virginia turned a negative into a positive Oct. 28 when they decided to return over 1,500 lead-acid batteries back to the manufacturer.

Nov. 2, 2020

DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, earns Michael E. Yost DLA Distribution Center of the Year – Medium award

The award recognizes DDSI’s initiatives or programs that impact resource effectiveness/efficiency and mission support through innovation and process improvements and initiative taken by the distribution center to improve working conditions, improve quality of life, and build community spirit.