DLA Distribution News

Archive: February, 2020

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.

Feb. 16, 2020

U.S. Army War College class gains insights into DLA Distribution logistics effort

Students from the U.S. Army War College recently took a tour of the DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania to better understand the logistics support going on in support of the warfighter.

Feb. 14, 2020

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna emergency personnel, first responders receive recognition for outstanding accomplishments

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Security and Emergency Services teammates received top honors from DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams during the 52nd Annual Employee Recognition Awards program.

Feb. 13, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's National African American/Black History Month Message

Black History Month is a time set aside to honor African Americans who have made contributions, not only to our military history, but even more importantly, to our American history.

Feb. 12, 2020

Distribution agency review scores high marks/identifies efficiencies to improve overall agency productivity

Defense Logistics Agency subject matter experts completed an intensive, week long comprehensive internal review at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution to evaluate compliance and identify best practices to apply across the agency Feb.

Feb. 9, 2020

Distribution Susquehanna implements voice technology in its Eastern Distribution Center

Distribution process workers use voice technology in the pick and pack process

Feb. 7, 2020

Artist receives DLA Installation Management Cultural Achievement Award for patriotic fitness center mural

Jan. 28 Roxanne Lenig was presented a DLA Installation Management Cultural Achievement Award by site director Robert Montefour in recognition of her fitness center mural. It was the first time in the history of the award that the awardee had been nominated by both the organization and a peer.

Feb. 5, 2020

DLA Distribution Red River’s Paul and Roper team up for suggestion award program and win

DDRT employees earn suggestion award for improved bundle process