News | Oct. 21, 2021

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE

By Neil Flanagan, Deputy Commander of DDDE

Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, the director of logistics for U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe for a presentation and a tour of the facilities Oct. 7.

Both the presentation and tour highlighted DDDE’s ability to support the demands of rotational Marine Corps Forces units in theater and their ability to flex support when needed.

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
Army Lt. Col. Katie Dlugosz, center, and her leadership team provide a tour of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe to Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, left and her Marine teammates October 7, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
Army Lt. Col. Katie Dlugosz, center, and her leadership team provide a tour of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe to Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, left and her Marine teammates October 7, 2021.
Photo By: DLA Distribution Public Affairs
VIRIN: 211021-D-D0441-0002

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, center, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, Marine Maj. Jon Smith, left and Marine Lt. Col. Thomas Stona, receive a command brief and tour by Army Lt. Col. Katie Dlugosz, right, and her leadership team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe October 7, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa visits DDDE
Marine Col. Patrizia Dienhart-Stabile, center, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, Marine Maj. Jon Smith, left and Marine Lt. Col. Thomas Stona, receive a command brief and tour by Army Lt. Col. Katie Dlugosz, right, and her leadership team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe October 7, 2021.
Photo By: DLA Distribution Public Affairs
VIRIN: 211021-D-D0441-0003

The 1.5 hour tour was of DDDE’s main distribution building.Army Lt. Col. Dlugosz, the commander of DDDE, was happy to host the Marines.

“Although a small part of DDDE’s workload, it is always a pleasure to host the Marines and demonstrate the breadth of DDDE’s support to all branches of service in both Europe and Africa,” she said.

Marine Lt. Col. Thomas Stona and Marine Maj. Jon Smith were also in attendance for the presentation and tour.