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Oct. 20, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s executive officer “takes the rock”

Always pushing herself to exceed her physical ability, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s executive officer, Air Force Capt. Dawn Pieper, recently checked another block on her list of accomplishments. Pieper completed the grueling “Take the Rock” 1.3 mile swim through the San Francisco Bay. The course started at Alcatraz Island and ended at Aquatic Park in San Francisco, California.

Oct. 18, 2017

San Joaquin provides critical support to firefighters during devastating wildfire season

The year’s wildfire season is one of the worst in United States history. As of Oct. 13, nearly 8.6 million acres have burned, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

Oct. 2, 2017

DLA San Joaquin’s IT Contingency team members provide crucial communications to hurricane relief efforts

Preparation was key to the successful deployment of two DLA Information Operations Contingency Information Technology Support team members from DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, during DLA’s current humanitarian efforts for hurricane relief.

Sept. 25, 2017

Eye on the ground: A look inside Distribution’s Expeditionary Team’s hurricane support

Before the 2017 hurricane season, DLA Distribution had never had all three expeditionary teams deployed simultaneously in support of a natural disaster. They worked together on deployments in Afghanistan but never for a FEMA response.

Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin assists FEMA in Hurricane Relief Efforts

As many of us marvel at the super heroes on the big screen, the real super heroes are the men and women of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary, or DDXX, team providing Hurricane Irma relief support.

Aug. 25, 2017

San Joaquin Leadership participates in OPERATION BACKPACK

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, senior leadership partnered with veterans groups from Sandia and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to support military children from Travis Air Force Base and Camp Parks through OPERATION BACKPACK. The San Joaquin team took the opportunity to sponsor two kids from Travis.

Aug. 24, 2017

San Joaquin’s Roberts selected as the winner of the Jerri L. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions

Kristen Roberts, administrative assistant within DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s Materiel Management Group, is the recipient of the 2016 Jerri L. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions.

May 17, 2017

Congressman Jeff Denham visits San Joaquin distribution center

On May 11, Congressman Jeff Denham, U.S. House of Representatives, California 10th District, paid a visit to DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California. During his short visit, he took the opportunity to meet with the senior leadership of Distribution, Installation Support and the local union.

May 3, 2017

San Joaquin’s Gomez selected as winner of the Donald P. Brown Award for Operations Cost Effectiveness

Matthew Gomez, Distribution Group chief at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, is the recipient of the 2016 Donald P. Brown Award for Operations Cost Effectiveness.

April 6, 2017

DLA Distribution commanding general visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi visited DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform to conduct a town hall and tour the distribution center’s facilities.