DLA Distribution News

Archive: February, 2021

Feb. 26, 2021

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi – supporting warfighters and saving sea turtles

When cold water temperatures in the Corpus Christi Bay surrounding Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, proved too cold for endangered green sea turtles, DDCT team members joined community members to rescue them.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk delivers COVID-19 vaccines to USS Eisenhower during winter storm

The Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners ensured delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Navy ships despite a historic mid-February deep freeze that delivered snow and ice throughout the southern United States.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Anniston kicks off mentorship program

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, instituted a mentorship program four months ago as part of an enduring effort to get “To great.” The primary goal of the program is to leverage a proven approach to accelerate leadership and employee development, while increasing retention, employee engagement and buy-in, facilitating the transfer of knowledge and increasing productivity.

Feb. 23, 2021

First shipment of F-35 Lightning II aircraft material arrives at San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, located in Tracy, California, was selected as the Wholesale Air Vehicle Storage and Distribution location for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts. DLA Distribution has a proven track record as the Defense Department’s storage and distribution provider and DLA Distribution San Joaquin will step up as a key player in support of the sustainment of the DoD’s premier weapon system.

Feb. 18, 2021

DLA Team Ensures U.S. Troops in Africa Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 continues to plague the planet, the Defense Logistics Agency fully supports the federal response by distributing vaccines across the world to austere Defense Department locations, including the Horn of Africa.

Feb. 17, 2021

Winter storm no match for COVID-19 federal response team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna 

Despite hazardous conditions, the COVID-19 federal response mission of receiving and shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and ancillary supply kits to 21 DOD overseas locations continued during a recent multi day storm Feb. 1 – 2, 2021. The entire installation contributed a tremendous amount of effort to ensure mission success.

Feb. 12, 2021

Commanding General's National Black History Month Message

Each year, during the month of February, the Department of Defense joins the nation in honoring Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month.

Feb. 9, 2021

Collaboration and understanding improves national supply chain

When an opportunity arose to improve the national supply chain, DLA Distribution Deputy Commander (former Chief of Staff) Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, tasked Improvement Specialist, Sherry Amrhein, to put a team in place to start researching a solution to a U.S. General Services Administration export transshipment issue.

Feb. 5, 2021

One aircraft, two missions: Travis AFB C-17 delivers aid to support two COCOMs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Travis Air Force Base website — The Airmen of the 60th Air Mobility Wing delivered COVID-19 personal protective equipment and humanitarian aid bound for two separate combatant commands.

Feb. 3, 2021

DLA Distribution coordinates COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to DOD locations in South Korea

As part of the Defense Department’s mission to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea is coordinating with DLA Indo-Pacific, U.S. Army Medical Material Center Korea, FedEx and U.S. Forces Korea Provost Marshall Office to ensure successful delivery of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to U.S. Forces Korea.

Feb. 2, 2021

DLA Distribution San Diego conducts training on active shooter response

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, San Diego, California hosted Naval Base San Diego Police Department officers Dec. 16, 2020 to participate in training to simulate an active shooter event.