The Defense Logistics Agency is celebrating 60 years of service in support of our warfighters, and Distribution has been a critical part of that.
Stephanie Turner, front, and Lorre Wilkerson, between trucks, from the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary’s team receive inbound trucks September 10, 2021 at Esler Field on Camp Beauregard, Louisiana in support of Hurricane Ida.
Defense logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin California’s Alex Arauz demonstrates Voice Pick technology to DLA Distribution’s Commander Marine Col. Keith D. Reventlow July 29. (Photo by Annette Silva, DLA Distribution San Joaquin Public Affairs)
Brig. Gen. Reventlow, Commander DLA Distribution, receives his COVID-19 vaccine and delivers a message to DLA Distribution employees. DLA Distribution Deputy Commander Perry Knight, and DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Commander COL Connor also receive their vaccine and deliver remarks.
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has provided critical medical relief support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The mission is currently on going, but some current stats to date provide a scope on the amount of material it takes to fight this virus.

  

  

DLA Headquarters Recent News

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges
The Acquisition Modernization Program is expected to formalize how the Defense Logistics Agency strengthens acquisition employees’ skills, improves processes and applies market intelligence, all while taking advantage of DLA’s ongoing efforts to modernize its information technology tools.
Nov. 30, 2021 - DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

DLA Distribution News

DLA Distribution Commanding General delivers Thanksgiving Day remarks
Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith D. Revntlow is the Commanding Officer of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution.
Nov. 24, 2021 - This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth colonists’ celebration of a harrowing but fruitful first year in America thanks to the aid of the Wampanoag and Pawtuxet tribes, and 158 years since, in the midst of a Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November "as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise" following a significant Union victory at Gettysburg.

DLA Distribution's Shipman rescues woman from drowning
While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark on Oct. 25, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal.
Nov. 23, 2021 - While on temporary duty in Copenhagen, Denmark, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. James Shipman, rescued a woman from drowning in the Inderhavnsbroen canal Oct. 25.

In Their Own Words David Olenick, DLA Distribution
David Olenick, DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.
Nov. 19, 2021 - David Olenick, DLA Distribution, talks about his history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary

DLA Distribution increases Veterans Affairs support
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is storing personal protective equipment for over 1,200 Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care facilities to ensure they have 120 days of personal protective equipment to face a potential fall outbreak of COVID-19. Photo by Matthew Mahoney
Nov. 19, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is expanding support to the Department of Veterans Affairs, increasing the original three-year $24.5 million VA agreement to a five-year $180 million agreement.

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan celebrates promotion, annual Distribution awards
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Lam, right, is meritoriously promoted to the rank of Petty Officer 1st Class the afternoon of October 15th, 2021, by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan Commander, Navy Cmdr. Horacio Tan, in front of the military detachment of DDYJ.
Nov. 18, 2021 - Navy Cmdr. Horacio Tan, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, meritoriously promoted a DDYJ employee and recognized 2020 Global Distribution Excellence award winners.