DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa.
DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is the eastern DLA Strategic Distribution Platform,
with facilities at New Cumberland and Mechanicsburg, providing military and commercial repair
parts, clothing and textiles, medical supplies and industrial and electronic components to
military customers throughout the United States and the world.
DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is home to the largest distribution facility in DoD -
the Eastern Distribution Center, located at New Cumberland, Pa. The mechanized facilities
within the EDC provide state-of-the-art processing in world-class fashion.
Container consolidation points for both the Army and the Air Force are operated at DLA
Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., consolidating materiel from U.S. facilities into sea van
containers and Air Force 463L Air Line of Communication pallets for overseas shipments.
The organization supports the fielding of new weapons systems for the Army through the
assembly of repair parts, tools and technical manuals at the Unit Materiel Fielding Point and
manages the Navy's Publications and Forms mission. Medical Set Assembly is also a key
operation. DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is also one of DLA Distribution two sites where
Unitized Rations are built, which are used in the field feeding systems for the Army and Marines.
DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., is also the host for the New Cumberland installation and is
responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the small city within its gates.
Included in those responsibilities are providing a full range of quality of life services to
military members, their families and civilian employees including child care, a fitness center,
golf course, bowling center, and a pool. Over 25 tenant activities are based at New Cumberland and
include a Clinic and a Shopette/Gas Station.