Search DLA News

Tag: DLA Distribtution

Jan. 16, 2020

Career logistician emphasizes importance of DLA mission to joint military audience

To remain relevant and effective as the last remaining superpower it is essential for members of the U.S. military to remain as informed as possible on technology, processes and world events as they evolve. For that reason, reserve soldiers and sailors assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s headquarters spent their January drill attending a joint training course.

Dec. 30, 2019

Army War College class tours Eastern Distribution Center, receives firsthand look at the global logistics in action

With wars fought on multiple fronts and installations around the world, logistics plays a major role in accomplishing that mission. Fortunately for the students and staff at the war college, the Eastern Distribution Center, the largest military warehouse in the entire world, is less than 25 miles away.

Nov. 1, 2019

SDDC Deputy Commander visits DLA Distribution, tours EDC

Army Col. Lillard D. Evans, deputy commander of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Oct. 15, for a general overview on DLA Distribution’s mission and function and a discussion about consolidation and containerization point eligibility and the need for a west coast port of embarkment.

Oct. 31, 2019

Local Pennsylvania Rotary Club visit to DLA Distribution highlights growth, technology

Much has changed since retired Army Col. George Connolly was assigned to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, more than 30 years ago. The agency’s role in supporting Department of Defense operations and humanitarian assistance grew dramatically beginning with Operation Desert Shield in 1990 and continued through now more than 18 years of military deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. Warehouses at the New Cumberland facility have expanded and become much more automated. Global positioning satellites now make tracking cargo more detailed than ever.

Oct. 25, 2019

Demo of circa World War I defense building marks end of one era and beginning of another

In 1918, the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department established a depot on 851 acres of land in rural New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, based on its proximity to the Susquehanna River and Pennsylvania Railroad. Now, after 101 years of service, the last original warehouse structure from that era is being demolished.

Oct. 23, 2019

DLA Distribution announces Third Quarter 2019 awardees

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Deputy Commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s third quarter, fiscal year 2019 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact and Strategic Goals winners.

June 4, 2019

DLA Aviation expedites part, ship deploys on schedule

April 25 was a special day … Manuel Delossantos, customer support manager, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-San Diego, was contacted to expedite a deployment material requirement for Fixed Wing Airborne Squadron One-One-Six (VAW-116).

May 10, 2019

Dunkelberger presented commander’s coin

Russel Dunkelberger, a health physicist with DLA Installation Management - Operations Distribution received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event March 27.

March 19, 2019

DLA Distribution announces quarterly award winners

DLA Distribution Deputy Commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s first quarter, fiscal year 2019 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact, and Strategic Goals winners.

Feb. 26, 2019

DLA Installation Management Operations Susquehanna and San Joaquin Police Department team members recognized for excellence at Agency’s 51st award ceremony

Police force team members from DLA’s Installation Management Operations Susquehanna Police Department were recognized for excellence during DLA’s 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program awards