Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins New Director Appointed

Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

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.