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Nov. 17, 2017

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM commander visits Distribution headquarters

Army Col. Archie S. Herndon Jr., commander of DLA Central Command and Special Operations Command, visited DLA Distribution headquarters Nov. 7 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DLA Distribution Susquehanna’s Eastern Distribution Center, the largest storage facility in the Department of Defense.

Oct. 13, 2017

Susquehanna distribution center commander praises team’s hurricane response efforts

Following nearly two months of facilitating the shipment of critical supplies ultimately distributed amongst those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania commander Army Col. Brad Eungard is praising the efforts of his team in meeting the mission while maintaining green metrics in its day to day support to the global warfighter.

Oct. 4, 2017

Local troops, supplies headed to Caribbean for hurricane relief

The same day more than 120 tractor-trailers filled with hurricane relief aid left Fort Bragg, officials announced that hundreds of local soldiers would be deployed to Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island.

Sept. 29, 2017

Red River’s Expeditionary team assists hurricane victims

The DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, Expeditionary team makes up one-third of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary team. The other two-thirds are located at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania and DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.

Sept. 25, 2017

Eye on the ground: A look inside Distribution’s Expeditionary Team’s hurricane support

Before the 2017 hurricane season, DLA Distribution had never had all three expeditionary teams deployed simultaneously in support of a natural disaster. They worked together on deployments in Afghanistan but never for a FEMA response.

Sept. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna supports Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues working with U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a supporting role in the overall whole of government disaster response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, its distribution center in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania has been steadfastly shipping relief items to the affected areas while its deployed employees manage receipt and delivery of items.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director visits Maxwell Air Force Base

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency recently visited Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, an incident staging base for relief efforts led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security following Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Expeditionary lends support to FEMA Hurricane Harvey relief

A DLA Distribution Expeditionary team recently deployed to Texas to provide support to U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s wide range of services, supplies, and disaster relief following Hurricane Harvey, a Category-4 hurricane that formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas with wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour.

May 10, 2017

Distribution supports Operation Pacific Reach

DLA Distribution’s 25th distribution center, the Expeditionary Team with the support from a DLA Distribution Korea team deployed in support of Operation Pacific Reach, which is an exercise conducted every other year. This year’s exercise was held from April 10 through April 21 at Dogu Beach in Pohang, South Korea.

April 7, 2017

Distribution’s Expeditionary Team supports Operation Pacific Reach

DLA Distribution’s 25th distribution center, the Expeditionary Team is currently deployed in support of Operation Pacific Reach, which is an exercise conducted every other year. This year’s exercise is being held from April 10 through April 21 at Dogu Beach in Pohang, South Korea. The Expeditionary Team consists of 19 total personnel, 17 civilians and two military.