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March 1, 2016

The Montford Point Marines: a celebration of Black History

DLA Distribution headquarters celebrated Black History Month by hosting guest speaker Retired Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph H. Geeter, III, who provided a presentation on the Montford Point Marine Association Feb. 24.

Feb. 11, 2016

Vietnam Veteran recognized as beacon of support to New Cumberland installation

Some may say that the recent civilian retirement of Joseph Spielbauer, executive director, Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission is bittersweet. For Spielbauer, it means more personal time; for those who worked with him and relied on his support and expertise, it means a huge void. At the New Cumberland installation, Jan. 28, one day prior to Spielbauer’s retirement, senior leaders honored the Vietnam Veteran for his support to his country, both in uniform and out.

Feb. 3, 2016

Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise at DLA Distribution

University students from Penn State, Lock Haven, and Bucknell Reserve Officers Training Corps programs, visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Jan. 29 to discuss how the organization delivers effective logistics solutions to customers around the globe. The visit was part of the ROTC Combined Arms Leadership Development Exercise aimed to enhance cadets ‘professional experience and leadership skills

Dec. 21, 2015

Sigonella distribution center welcomes new commander

United States Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Pamela C. Dozier officially assumed responsibility of DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy, on Dec. 18 during a ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix.

Dec. 15, 2015

DLA Distribution hosts local high school students to talk real-world logistics

On Dec. 10, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters hosted advanced placement U.S. Government and Politics students from Central York High School to visit a federal workplace and learn about the organization’s world-wide operations.

Dec. 8, 2015

DLA Distribution Commander Army Brig. Gen Richard Dix addresses culinary institute on Veterans Day

United States Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix addressed a crowd at the Culinary Institute of America’s Veterans Day celebration in Hyde Park, N.Y. In his opening remarks, Dix described to the audience of students, teachers, and family members, the importance of Veterans Day as a day set aside to thank and honor all those who served honorably in the military.

Nov. 25, 2015

Susquehanna installation military help local community have a happy Thanksgiving

For many local community members, a Thanksgiving meal can be difficult to afford. On Nov. 20, military members and their spouses stationed at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna helped the West Shore Senior Center provide meals to those in need.

Nov. 24, 2015

Susquehanna’s Emergency Supply Operations Center practice the Continuity of Operations Plan

Members of the Continuity of Operations planners of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution gathered in the Emergency Supply Operations Center of Defense Distribution Susquehanna on Nov. 6 to test the center’s ability to receive high priority ESOC orders, and to successfully pick, pack and ship items to the customer, in an environment where Defense Standard System is not available.

Nov. 9, 2015

Susquehanna Vietnam Veteran reflects on his time in the Marine Corps

Rodney Brown, a material examiner and identifier at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Remembering all of our Veterans this week, DLA Distribution is honoring Brown’s service in Vietnam.

Nov. 6, 2015

DLA Distribution commander participates in panel at annual NDTA-USTRANSCOM fall meeting

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix, attended the third annual National Defense Transportation Association – U.S. Transportation Command fall meeting at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington, DC, from September 28 through 30.