NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. –
U.S. Army Col. Gerard Acosta, commander Defense Logistics Agency Central Command and Southern Command, visited DLA Distribution, Bahrain Nov. 3, to receive a tour of DLA Distribution Bahrain facilities and learn more of what the distribution center offers, specifically to DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM.
As part of the tour, Acosta received a briefing from Brenda Barnes, contractor transportation officer, who detailed information regarding Trans Arabian Network shipments.
DDNB maintains forward-positioned stock and provides multi-modal distribution to all branches of service operating in the CENTCOM area of responsibility. Distribution Bahrain serves as the single theater distribution platform within CENTCOM.
Providing tailored distribution services through its material processing Centers in Bahrain, DDNB performs core business functions on fleet requisitioned materiel such as receiving; customized sorting; temporary storage; customized delivery options; expedited shipment tracking; and freight forwarding functions.
DDNB offers extensive classified and unclassified mapping products and navigational aids for both land and maritime use.
In addition to receiving briefings and tours, Acosta presented coins to several DDNB employees for their hard work and dedication in supporting the warfighter.