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Tag: DLA Distribution Yokosuka

May 14, 2019

Advanced Study of Air Mobility Officers visit DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

Navy Cmdr. Allen “AJ” Rivera, commander, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted 16 field grade officers from the U.S. Air Force Advanced Study of Air Mobility class May 3. The annual event highlights the course these advanced aviators receive while visiting Japan. According to Rivera, “It’s a great opportunity to engage and discuss with the young

April 17, 2019

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, celebrated 20 years of dedicated service to the Warfighter with a series of events held April 5, including an official anniversary ceremony with remarks by guest speaker Mr. Yoshinori Wada, chief of the Yokosuka Defense Office for the Japanese Ministry of Defense. Navy Cmdr. Allen Rivera, Commander, DDYJ also spoke

Sept. 18, 2018

Women’s Equality Day observed across the DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan celebrated Women's Equality Day by bringing display information and educational material to each of the buildings across the Yokosuka facilities. Each directorate and branch displayed educational posters, in both English and Japanese, and had handouts and bookmarks available at each location for individuals to take with them from August 13 to 26.

Aug. 7, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan holds retirement ceremony for MLC employees

On June 28, 2018, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan held retirement ceremonies for five of eight Master Labor Contract employees, honoring their significant contribution in an exceptional amount of time. With over 250 years of combined experience, DDYJ will feel the loss of these employee’s work ethic and efforts.

July 31, 2018

Yokosuka’s Kojima-san to retire after 35 years

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Akimasa Kojima will retire from federal service after more than 35 years of service, 19 of which have been with DLA Distribution, on Sept. 30, 2018.

July 26, 2018

Yokosuka distribution center hosts training event for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force officers

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan provided a training engagement for 28 Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force officers on DLA business concepts and the distribution center operations during a visit to the distribution center on June 11.

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.

June 18, 2018

DLA Distribution Yokosuka Japan celebrates Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The rich heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders spans the world and the depths of America’s history. Generation after generation, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have forged a proud legacy that reflects the spirit of our Nation - a country that values the contributions of everyone that calls America home.

Dec. 15, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center holds annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, hosted their 11th annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally on Nov. 10. Eight teams consisting of 37 participants competed in five events designed to test their safe forklift operating skills.

May 9, 2016

Yokosuka’s Carretero awarded DLA Distribution Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rodolfo Carretero, medical specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has been awarded the DLA Distribution Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter award for second quarter, fiscal year 2016.