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Oct. 8, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Annette L. Silva

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation.

Oct. 4, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Roberto C. Zepeda

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation.

Aug. 25, 2021

DLA director discusses local operations at DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, Aug. 18 to discuss initiatives toward improving and sustaining warfighter material readiness and to view installation improvements.

Aug. 4, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Commanding General Visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin’s former commanding officer Marine Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow; DLA Distribution Commanding General, recently visited the San Joaquin team July 29.

March 25, 2021

DLA Distribution San Joaquin employees receive first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Mission essential workers at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, continue to work on-site during the pandemic, providing mission and COVID-19 support to the warfighter and federal partners. In a move toward normalcy, over 480 of them received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine March 16-18.

March 17, 2021

DLA Distribution undertakes ongoing improvement effort to Consolidation and Containerization point process

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continue to identify opportunities to improve support to the Warfighter. In a recent continuous process improvement event the team made recommendations to reduce ineligible cargo sent to the consolidation and containerization points, and created a new partnership with U.S. Transportation Command to identify ineligible cargo destined for overseas shipment.

Feb. 23, 2021

First shipment of F-35 Lightning II aircraft material arrives at San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, located in Tracy, California, was selected as the Wholesale Air Vehicle Storage and Distribution location for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts. DLA Distribution has a proven track record as the Defense Department’s storage and distribution provider and DLA Distribution San Joaquin will step up as a key player in support of the sustainment of the DoD’s premier weapon system.

Feb. 9, 2021

Collaboration and understanding improves national supply chain

When an opportunity arose to improve the national supply chain, DLA Distribution Deputy Commander (former Chief of Staff) Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, tasked Improvement Specialist, Sherry Amrhein, to put a team in place to start researching a solution to a U.S. General Services Administration export transshipment issue.

June 22, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin firefighters assist in mutual aid to the city of Tracy

Firefighters understand that high winds with extreme heat is a disaster waiting to happen. This proved true for the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin Fire Department located in Tracy, California June 5.

May 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Reed retires after 37 years of federal service

Distribution process worker Donald L. Reed of the Hazardous Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 37 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.