DLA Distribution News

Archive: October, 2022

Oct. 28, 2022

DLA Distribution employee recognized by Defense Department

The Defense Department has recognized Kylie Young with a Judith C. Gilliom Outstanding Workforce Recruitment Program Participant Award.

Oct. 27, 2022

DLA Distribution Anniston “Pink Out” supports breast cancer awareness

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Anniston, Alabama, family came together for their fifth annual “Pink Out” to support those affected by breast cancer and bring awareness to their community.

Oct. 26, 2022

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California successfully ships F-35 parts to Denmark

DDJC successfully sent a test shipment of F-35 parts to Denmark as agreed upon between the U.S. and Danish government.

Oct. 25, 2022

DLA Distribution hosts Hellenic Army finance and sustainment directors

The positive partnership between the Hellenic Army and Air Force and DLA Distribution is long-standing – since 2013.

Oct. 21, 2022

Army officer family runs 38th Army Ten-Miler  

Army Lt. Col. Sonia I. Huertas, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, ran the 38th Army Ten-Miler race along with her son and daughter, both U.S. Army captains.

Oct. 19, 2022

DLA Installation Management San Joaquin’s White recognized as the DLA Employee of the Quarter

Police Officer Jacob White of the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin Police Department was selected as the DLA Employee of the Quarter, third quarter, fiscal year 2022.

Oct. 18, 2022

NAVSUP, mission partners in Europe deliver 300k+ pounds of mail to George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group

Since the GHWBCSG began its scheduled deployment to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa area of operations in August 2022, logisticians assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella and their mission partners have coordinated the movement and delivery of more than 300,000 pounds of mail and packages to its crewmembers.

Oct. 17, 2022

DDXX supports FEMA, NORTHCOM’s Hurricane Ian relief efforts

For more than 15 of Defense Logisitics Agency Distribution’s 25 years, DDXX has worked with FEMA, U.S. Northern Command, and state and local officials to support federal disaster response.

Oct. 13, 2022

DLA Distribution Commander delivers National Disability Awareness Month message

This October, we celebrate the 77th National Disability Employment Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the theme for this year’s awareness month is, “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation,” in recognition of the vital role people with disabilities play in making the nation’s workforce diverse and inclusive.

Oct. 12, 2022

DLA Distribution welcomes new sexual assault response coordinator 

Yadira “Yadi” Morales is the new Defense Logistics Agency Distribution East sexual assault response coordinator.

Oct. 6, 2022

DLA Distribution Anniston receives Army battle vehicles

The highly trained employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, unloaded an initial shipment of 63 eight-wheeled armored Stryker vehicles Sept. 28.

Oct. 6, 2022

DLA Energy Task Force Americas supports Hurricane Ian relief efforts

In preparation for Hurricane Ian, DLA Task Force Americas advance team arrived in Warner Robbins Air Force Base, Georgia, to execute its Defense Support to Civil Authorities operations and assist Federal Emergency Management Agency fuel requirements on Sept. 26.

Oct. 5, 2022

DLA Distribution Commander celebrates 25th anniversary of the agency

This month marks the 25th Anniversary of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, a major subordinate command of DLA. Originally named Defense Distribution Center, DDC was officially stood up on October 1, 1997, in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania after a lengthy study of potential locations for the consolidated Defense Distribution Center headquarters.

Oct. 3, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Manuel Arceo

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Manuel Arceo, a supervisory supply systems analyst at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.