DLA Distribution News

Archive: 2023

March 20, 2023

Women of DLA Distribution’s Past

To recognize the 25th anniversary of DLA Distribution and celebrate Women’s History Month, Defense Logistics Agency is recognizing two women who have made significant contributions to DLA Distribution - making history and revolutionizing the future.

March 17, 2023

Ensuring compliance on the job and on the stage

When he’s not ensuring compliance, Aaron Booth, team lead for audit and compliance with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, can be found directing or acting in local productions.

March 16, 2023

DLA Distribution Commander delivers Women's History Month message

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987.

March 15, 2023

DLA Distribution Europe employee named in DLA top 10

Juan Morales Martinez was selected as one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Top 10 DLA Employees of the Year, as part of the agency’s 55th Annual Employee Recognition Awards.

March 14, 2023

DLA vice director visits DLA Distribution, sees high aiming team in motion

DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn visited DLA Distribution Headquarters Jan. 24 and 25. Joined by DLA Headquarters’ leaders, Bunn’s visit marks the second to last in a series of DLA major subordinate command “deep dives.” 

March 13, 2023

Women's History Month Spotlight: Margaret Ross

n honor of Women’s History Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Margaret Ross, the director of Acquisition Operations for DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

March 10, 2023

Targeted how-to videos aim to reduce vendor packaging errors

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Small Business Office in partnership with DLA Training and DLA Disposition Services Columbus have launched a series of how-to videos to alleviate common packaging errors by vendors when shipping products.

March 8, 2023

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe arranges critical material for humanitarian crisis in Turkey

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, in conjunction with DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa, arranged critical material in support of the humanitarian crisis in Turkey within 5 hours of receiving the order on Feb. 10. 

March 6, 2023

Women's History Month Spotlight: Lt. Col. Sonia Huertas

In honor of Women’s History Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Army Lt. Col. Sonia Huertas, commander of DLA Distribution Red River, Texas.

March 2, 2023

F-35 site visits foster insights as logistics support continues transition

The DLA's director of logistics operations and leaders from the U.S. Transportation Command and F-35 Joint Program Office toured warehousing sites in Texas and California supporting the joint strike fighter Feb. 28-March 1.

March 1, 2023

From the DLA Distribution 2009 Archives: DDNV’s Inter-modal hub opens in October 2009

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is celebrating 25 years of support to the warfighter and our nation.

Feb. 27, 2023

DLA Distribution Richmond, Virginia’s Willard retires from government service

Environmental Protection Specialist Charles E. Willard of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, Virginia, is retiring from government service with 28 years of service – having served 16 years with DLA.

Feb. 24, 2023

DLA Land & Maritime commander visits DLA Distribution Europe

Army Brig. Gen. Gail Atkins, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal, DLA senior enlisted leader, visited DLA Distribution Europe Jan. 22.

Feb. 23, 2023

DLA at Oklahoma City employee-led safety council aims to reduce injuries

Apple Incorporated Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook once offered this golden nugget of advice when it comes to making wise career choices. “Work takes on new meaning when you feel you are pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it’s just a job, and life is too short for that.”

Feb. 22, 2023

DLA, Parker Aerospace cut ribbon for cost saving partnership

The ceremony on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, marks the third Defense Logistics Agency public private partnership between DLA and Parker Aerospace.