DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2021

Sept. 8, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Security & Emergency Services provides tips on building an emergency kit 

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Security & Emergency Services will provide helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness!

Sept. 8, 2021

DLA Susquehanna firefighters assist in search-and-rescue efforts at Florida condo collapse

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support Susquehanna firefighters Captains John Fogg and James O’Brien, DLA Susquehanna firefighters, share their experience from their deployment to support the search and rescue efforts at the Champlain Towers Collapse in Surfside, Florida, with Pennsylvania Task Force 1.

Sept. 7, 2021

DLA supports Operation Allies Welcome

The Defense Logistics Agency is providing humanitarian assistance supplies in support of U.S. Northern Command’s Operation Allies Welcome, the mission to evacuate Afghan refugees as part of ongoing efforts across the federal government, now led by the Department of Homeland Security.

Sept. 3, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Labor Day message

As we approach the Labor Day holiday weekend, an annual celebration of workers and their achievements, I’d like to take the time to thank you for your incredible support to our critical mission.

Sept. 2, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Security & Emergency Services provides weekly topics in recognition of National Preparedness Month

Each week this month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Security & Emergency Services will provide helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness.

Aug. 30, 2021

DLA Distribution Barstow welcomes new director

Adam J. Smith became the new director of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Barstow, California, Aug. 23.

Aug. 27, 2021

Europe distribution center to welcome new deputy commander

Neil G. Flanagan joins the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team Aug. 30, to serve as deputy commander, DLA Distribution Europe in Germersheim, Germany.

Aug. 26, 2021

DLA Distribution designs remediation process to improve warfighter support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution initiated a continuous process improvement project in June 2020, with a goal of accounting for and reporting improperly marked freight received at DLA Distribution centers on the east and west coasts of the United States.

Aug. 25, 2021

DLA director discusses local operations at DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, Aug. 18 to discuss initiatives toward improving and sustaining warfighter material readiness and to view installation improvements.

Aug. 24, 2021

Communication across DLA ensures mission success as COVID-19 surge test site support hits the one-year mark

On August 5, 2020, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support delivered on its first request for personal protective equipment to supply Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 surge testing sites. A little more than a year and over 13 million lifesaving items later, the mission is as important as ever.

Aug. 24, 2021

Former DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas commander promoted

Former commander of DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, Army Lt. Col. Dan Bidetti was promoted to the Army rank of Col. by Army Material Command Commanding General, Army Gen. Edward M. Daly during a ceremony at the Pentagon Library Conference Center July 6.

Aug. 18, 2021

DLA Installation Support Susquehanna chief of security and emergency services retires after 39 years

Following 39 years of federal service, Harold “George” Hokkanen, chief, security and emergency services, will retire from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support Susquehanna in September.

Aug. 11, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego hosts Distribution’s Commanding General

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, hosted Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, commanding general, DLA Distribution for a tour of the DLA Distribution San Diego, facilities.

Aug. 9, 2021

Ross selected to serve as DLA Distribution’s director of Acquisition Operations

Meg Ross was selected Aug. 2 to serve as Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s director of Acquisitions Operations. Ross has been serving as chief of contracting for the Acquisitions Operations Directorate since June 2017, where she led her team members in fulfilling all acquisition requirements in support of DLA Distribution.

Aug. 6, 2021

DLA Distribution Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award

Donnie Thompson, chief, Deployments and Training, at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, will be awarded the 2021 Department of Defense Spirit of Hope award at a ceremony at the Pentagon Sept. 16.