DLA Distribution News

Archive: May, 2020

May 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Reed retires after 37 years of federal service

Distribution process worker Donald L. Reed of the Hazardous Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 37 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.

May 29, 2020

Virtual change of command ceremony marks leadership turnover for DLA Distribution Anniston

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 28, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Shawn Carter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Shawn Carter works in the Defense Logistics Agency as a distribution facilities specialist. He is from Morgan, Utah, and his hobbies include hunting, fishing and bowling. 

May 28, 2020

DLA Distribution highlights Asian Pacific Islander Month, Ms. Yong Mi Yi

In honor of National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Yong Mi Yi, administrative support assistant at DLA Distribution Korea.

May 27, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Linette Pierce

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Linette Pierce, Defense Logistics Agency, Emergency Supply Operations Center specialist, supports distribution process workers in moving critical items through the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.

May 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Yokosuka changes leadership via virtual ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution's first virtual change of command ceremony takes place in Yokosuka, Japan

May 21, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Memorial Day Message

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, RDML Jones SC, USN, delivers his Memorial Day message to DLA Distribution employees.

May 21, 2020

Southern Resident Office foresees on-time completion for $54 million warehouse construction project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District southern resident office, has been at the forefront of a PH-1 Defense Logistics Agency warehouse construction project that began construction in September of 2017.

May 20, 2020

DLA Distribution Donald P. Brown award for operational cost effectiveness is awarded to Steven Pawlicki

Steven Pawlicki, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, equipment specialist, received the DLA Distribution Donald P. Brown award for operational cost effectiveness. Pawlicki’s straightforward thinking and aggressiveness led him to develop a program to monitor daily balances of millions of dollars’ worth of packing supplies and material stored in the organization’s consolidated supply room.

May 19, 2020

Team DLA averages two hour delivery time for crucial Air Force parts

In early March, Robins Air Force Base began to send high risk personnel home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. By the end of the month the base had emptied to critical personnel.

May 14, 2020

DLA Distribution Bahrain supplies US Central Command troops despite border restrictions

The Defense Logistics Agency continues supplying U.S. forces in the Middle East despite COVID-19-related border restrictions by using sea routes instead of transporting via cargo trucks.

May 13, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer honors national Asian-Pacific islander month

DLA Distribution joins the Department of Defense and the nation in paying tribute to the Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians who demonstrated selfless service and sacrifice in the U.S. Army, Army Air Forces, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard, and the home front during World War II.

May 11, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins new director appointed

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has appointed Joe E. Arnold as the Director of DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia May 11.

May 11, 2020

New ‘Home Team’ video highlights DLA employees continuing agency mission amid COVID-19

This video is a shout out to thank all of our frontliners, our essential employees and all of Team DLA for their hard work and dedication in supporting the critical COVID-19 mission while also continuing to support the Warfighter and our Whole of Government partners.

May 8, 2020

San Joaquin’s Unitized Group Rations team provides 65,000 meals in support of COVID-19

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, have supplied over 65,000 heat-and-serve meals to warfighters and first responders in the coronavirus pandemic.