DDSP Installation Page
DDSP 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.
DDSP 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 DDSP, consolidating materiel from U.S. facilities into sea van containers
and Air Force 463L Air Line of Communication pallets for overseas shipments. DDSP 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. DDSP is also one of two sites in the DDC where Unitized Rations are built, which are used in the field feeding systems for the Army and
DDSP 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.