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Nov. 21, 2018

Oklahoma City DLA Strategic Material pilot program partnership proves successful

Approximately two years ago, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, located at Tinker Air Force Base, joined forces with DLA Disposition Services to take on a new mission. The mission assisting DLA Strategic Materials in sorting, recovering and reclaiming rare materials critical to national defense and national security for reuse in military applications, and enables the United States to not rely on other countries to replace the materials that have been identified as a shortfall’s within the National Defense Stock Piling Act.

Nov. 20, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides a taste of home for service members away for the holiday

Service members deployed overseas, as well as those serving at the United States’ southern border, get to experience a taste of home on Thanksgiving Day due to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. “America’s military men and women continually make sacrifices to secure our freedom,” said Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander. “It is our duty to show our gratitude by providing them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”

Nov. 20, 2018

GMI chairman meets with Distribution leadership

Dale R. Geiger, Ph.D, CMA, CGFM, chairman of the Government Management Institute visited the DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania on Nov. 14, for an overview of DLA Distribution, a roundtable discussion with DLA Financial Operations staff and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Nov. 19, 2018

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna’s Native American heritage

As part of National Native American Indian Heritage Month, Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation recognizes its Native American Indian roots.

Nov. 19, 2018

Deployments, community service, other accomplishments recognized at Quarterly Awards

Nearly 100 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for their achievements during a quarterly awards ceremony Nov. 14. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander, hosted the ceremony and expressed his gratitude to the workforce for their contributions to the agency’s mission success.

Nov. 16, 2018

Indian Navy 3-star visits DLA Distribution to discuss best practices

To educate the organization’s partners and customers from India on DLA’s global logistics network and best practices, DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin Jones hosted Indian Navy Controller of Logistics Vice Adm. Sunil Anand and several other delegation members Nov. 6.

Nov. 16, 2018

The Wheel starts turning at DLA Aviation

The “Wheel” started turning Oct. 29 in the McKeever Auditorium as Julia Roquemore, division chief, Aviation and Airframes Division, Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, opened the pilot session of a new supervisors’ overview that has been a year in the planning.

Nov. 15, 2018

Distribution Staff Sergeant named Carlisle Barracks NCO of the Year

Army Staff Sgt. Brittany M. Sheehan, operations noncommissioned officer, Aerial Delivery Textile Division, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, is the 2018 United States Army War College Non Commissioned Officer of the Year.

Nov. 14, 2018

International Officers Supply Course students visit DLA Distribution

Students of the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Officer Supply Course toured DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center warehouse in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania November 5.

Nov. 13, 2018

DLA Distribution celebrates the Marine Corps 243rd birthday

DLA Distribution employees gathered to wish a collective “Happy Birthday” to the U.S. Marine Corps Nov. 8, in honor of the its 243rd birthday. Paul Smith, DLA Distribution Current Operations served as the master of ceremonies for the event.