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June 26, 2018

DLA Distribution Center Yokosuka, Japan Welcomes SOLE

One of the most unique opportunities leadership in DLA Distribution Centers positioned outside the United States have is the sharing of logistics’ concepts through multi-national, Key Leadership Engagements. One such engagement for DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan was with the Japan Chapter of the International Society of Logistics or SOLE, on May 25, 2018. A total of 26 members of the Society visited DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan to learn and observe the operation and to exchange views and thoughts as professional logisticians.

May 9, 2018

Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.

March 2, 2018

Rivera takes command at DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

Navy Cmdr. AJ Rivera assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, in a March 2 ceremony. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Pacific commander Navy Capt. Timothy Daniels.

Dec. 28, 2017

Sasebo director retires after 41 years of service

Kenneth “Joe” Pirman, director of DLA Distribution Yokosuka at Sasebo, Japan, will retire on Dec. 31, after 41 combined years of military and federal service.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives: DLA ensures military gets meds in emergencies

Lorinda Ferraiolo isn't a doctor or a nurse. But when there was a life-or-death medical emergency at an Air Force base in Japan, she got the urgent message.

July 24, 2017

DLA Distribution Yokosuka Town Hall honors personnel

On June 23, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, gathered together for a town hall to congratulate several employees on length of service and military advancements.

July 11, 2017

Yokosuka distribution center celebrates LGBT month with lunchtime series, color run

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Month, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted a multi-day lunchtime documentary series featuring a multitude of first-hand stories on how the month has changed and shaped lives.

May 31, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General hosts reenlistment ceremony and town hall at Sasebo detachment

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, DLA Distribution commanding general, hosted a reenlistment ceremony for material management noncommissioned officer Navy Logistics Specialist 1st Class Juliber C. Fernandez on May 16.

May 22, 2017

DLA Distribution cuts ribbon on new facility in Iwakuni

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution cut the ribbon on its newest facility during a ceremony with logistics partners and customers May 15.

April 25, 2017

Sasebo detachment employees assist local community in cleanup efforts

Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Sasebo detachment assisted the Tawaraga-Uro Cho community in cleanup and maintenance efforts in the area.