DLA Distribution EEO Newsletter

A newsletter from EEO acknowledging the efforts and contributions that diversity and inclusion brings to our work in supporting the warfighter.

About DLA Distribution

DLA Distribution is the Department of Defense’s joint storage and distribution provider, providing support to America's military and other federal agencies with just over 9,200 civilian, military, reserve and contracted employees. Located in eight countries, 20 states and territories and all COCOMS, it delivers best-value supply chain solutions. DLA Distribution receives, stores, issues and distributes material critical to achieve Warfighter readiness and lethality. DLA Distribution's tailored logistics support packages allow flexibility and cost-effective options aimed at exceeding performance standards while maintaining audit readiness.

Mission and Vision

DLA Distribution Mission

Provide agile, global storage and distribution services to enable readiness and lethality to the Warfighter and support Whole of Government.

DLA Distribution's Vision

To lead DoD global distribution into the future through modernized capability, agile organization, a highly skilled workforce, and compelling innovation in support of the Warfighter.

Core Values

Leadership, Professionalism and Technical Knowledge through Dedication to Duty, Integrity, Ethics, Honor, Courage and Loyalty.


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Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase, Jr.
Rear Adm., SC, U.S. Navy, Commander, DLA Distribution
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Mr. Perry L. Knight, SES
Deputy Commander, DLA Distribution
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Mr. Gene Surmacz
Chief of Staff, DLA Distribution