ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. —Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has appointed Joe E. Arnold as the Director of DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, May 11.

Before his current position, Arnold worked for Disposition Services Mid-America which is comprised of 160 Department of Defense civilians and military personnel at five hubs/facilities, one field site and 10 field activities dispersed over 11 states. Arnold also previously served as the Director, DLA Disposition Services Indo-Pacific where he oversaw disposal operations within the Indo-Pacific Command Area of Responsibility. The region consisted of 170 DoD and local national civilians and two military personnel at nine hubs/facilities throughout the Indo-Pacific region.

Before his assignment with Disposition Services, Arnold served as the Commander, DLA Indo-Pacific.

Arnold served 25 years on active duty within the Army. He received a commission in May 1989 as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, a master’s degree in Community Services from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

His military deployments include Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm; Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force J4, Sarajevo; J1/J4 U.S. Army Pacific  Humanitarian Assistant Team, East Timor; CJSOTF Base Camp Commander, Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines; C4 Logistics Planner, Coalition Forces Land Component Command and Deputy G4, 3rd Infantry Division and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, is one of four strategic distribution platforms under DLA Distribution and distributes supplies to all branches of the military at locations all around the world. More than half the work completed at the distribution center is in support of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center. The organization’s over $13 billion inventory includes parts and equipment for F-15, C-130, C-5 and C-17 aircraft, target acquisition systems, and most airborne electronic warfare systems. In 2011, DLA Distribution Warner Robins, Georgia, opened its state-of-the-art Consolidation, Containerization Point processing operations.

DLA Distribution offers best value supply chain solutions through a broad range of services including storage, distribution, customized kits and specialized packaging as well as transportation support and technology development. Customers include the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force and other agencies.  Headquartered in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution operates a global network of 25 distribution centers that employ over 10,000 employees worldwide.  DLA Distribution is a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency.