DLA Distribution News

Archive: August, 2021

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.

Aug. 4, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commanding General Visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin’s former commanding officer Marine Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow; DLA Distribution Commanding General, recently visited the San Joaquin team July 29.

Aug. 3, 2021

DLA Distribution warehouse utilization saves Marines millions

A DOD-led effort to optimize warehouse management is saving the Marine Corps millions at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Barstow, California. DLA employees teamed with the Defense Department, the Marine Corps at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow in California and a contracted agency on the project.

Aug. 1, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna receives new Division Chief

Amy Snyder assumes the role of Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Division Chief for Security & Emergency Services today.