DLA Distribution News

Archive: December, 2020

Dec. 31, 2020

DLA Distribution: A look back on 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution looks back on some of the great work done by our employees in support to the warfighter and military and federal agency operations around the world.

Dec. 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Boersma retires after 42 years of federal service

Traffic Manger Kathryn Boersma of the Transportation division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California is saying goodbye to the DLA family upon 42 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters and first responders.

Dec. 29, 2020

Knight appointed to Senior Executive Service, becomes Distribution’s sixth deputy commander

Retired United States Army Col. Perry L. Knight is the Defense Logistics Agency’s newest member of the Senior Executive Service and DLA Distribution’s sixth deputy commander.

Dec. 22, 2020

DLA Distribution shipping COVID-19 vaccines to overseas troops

Defense Logistics Agency has received the first Defense Department shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and is immediately packaging the vaccines for shipment today to overseas and Navy fleet locations.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA Distribution launches fiscal year 2021 Mentoring Program – seeks mentors and protégés

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mentoring program is designed to develop a knowledgeable, accountable cadre of problem-solving supervisors to meet the evolving needs of DLA Distribution.

December 17, 2020 Dec. 18, 2020

Distribution’s Barr delivers holiday donations to Lebanon VA Medical Center

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Domon Barr, a supply management specialist with the Material Management Division, delivered holiday donations to the Lebanon Veterans Administration Medical Center Dec. 11.

Dec. 15, 2020

DLA Distribution’s Paolo Pappalardo is recognized and awarded as one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s top ten employees

In recognition for his efforts through the past year the Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Paolo Pappalardo as one of the Ten Outstanding DLA Personnel of the Year as part of the DLA 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program.

Dec. 11, 2020

Fire prevention more important than ever during 2020 holiday season

With more people staying home during this holiday season due to the current pandemic, the potential for fires has increased.

Dec. 9, 2020

Peth departs DLA Distribution Bahrain and Dillon takes command

Ohio native Navy Cmdr. Jeretta “Jetta” Dillon took command of DLA Distribution Bahrain from outgoing commander Navy Cmdr. Joseph H. Peth in a change of command ceremony held Dec. 9.

Dec. 7, 2020

DLA Distribution Warner Robins’ Oliver retires with 38 years of dedicated service

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, extends a heartiest congratulations to Gloria Oliver on her retirement from federal service after a remarkable and invariable commitment of her 38-year tenure.

Dec. 4, 2020

DLA Distribution Korea performs traditional safety “An-Jeon-Ji-Won-Je” ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea recently performed an “An-Jeon-Ji-Won-Je” traditional Korean safety ceremony at the site of the new warehouse slated for completion in February 2021.

Dec. 2, 2020

DLA Distribution continues to improve audit readiness from the top

Each year, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters develops a theme and commitment to help advance physical and financial operations to pass audit.