Lieutenant Colonel Robert D. Rouse, who assumed command of D-L-A on June 13th, 2012, is relinquishing his command. And, Lieutenant Colonel Hattie L. Richardson is assuming command. Richardson has military schooling from Ft. Eustis Virginia, Ft. Lee, Virginia, and Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. She has also served in deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007. The D-L-A at Anniston Army Depot is one of 26 sites around the world who are responsible for the receipt, storage, issue, packing, preservation and transportation of more than 4 million items.