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Oct. 22, 2021

DLA’s first fully automatic shipping system at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The Defense Logistics Agency’s first fully automatic dimensioning and weighing shipping conveyor system improves accuracy while saving time and costs at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center.

Oct. 21, 2021

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

Oct. 20, 2021

New Subsistence director navigates organization through COVID-19 filter

Army Col. Larry Dean joined the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support as the new director of the Subsistence supply chain in July. He is learning the supply chain and agency in the unique work environment that is a result of COVID-19.

Oct. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution employee honored at retirement after 42 years of federal service

Wesley Ingram, material handler at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe, is retiring after 42 years of federal service.

Oct. 18, 2021

DLA Distribution’s Schaming retires after nearly 42 years of federal service 

“We have all benefitted from his vast experience and witty sense of humor. His contributions have helped make our office a cohesive and unified team. He always met every challenge and his steadfast devotion aided in our team’s success. Tim’s retirement is our loss, but a well-deserved respite for him,” said Patrick W. Press, chief of the Customer Support Division.

Oct. 15, 2021

DLA Distribution presents remediation project to DOD Hazardous Materials Packaging Working Group

The Defense Department’s Hazardous Materials Packaging Working Group, chaired by Jennifer Smith, Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters Logistic Operations Tech Quality Department, met virtually Sept. 30 to discuss remediation efforts for frustrated hazardous shipments, including a remediation process put in place by DLA Distribution.

Oct. 12, 2021

Clothing and Textiles helps Army get new female improved hot weather uniforms to recruits

Extensive coordination enabled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to help the Army field female improved hot weather uniforms to new recruits at training centers across the country. Approximately 1,600 sets of the female IHWCU coats and trousers have been issued at the RTCs, with Fort Benning and Fort Sill receiving sets in mid-August, Fort Leonard Wood in September, and Fort Jackson early October.

Oct. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Disability Awareness Month message

National Disability Employment Awareness Month is observed during the month of October. The month-long observation is so Americans may reaffirm their commitment to ensuring equal opportunity for all citizens and to pay tribute to the accomplishments of men and women with disabilities who contribute to making the nation's economy strong.

Oct. 12, 2021

Innovation, motivation are hallmarks of award recipient’s leadership style

Workplace motivation is one of the great challenges faced by today’s leaders. Dan Oros meets this challenge head on by demonstrating how his team’s work contributes to Defense Logistics Agency’s vision to be innovative, adaptable, agile, accountable and focused on the warfighter always.

Oct. 11, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Krystle Ordaz

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation.