DLA News Archive

Tag: San Diego

May 19, 2019

DLA assists U.S. Navy in reintroducing Union Jack flag on naval ships

Returning to naval tradition, the Union Jack flag will replace the First Navy Jack flag which has been used on all naval vessels since 2002. The change will take place with morning colors on June 4. DLA has played a vital role in ensuring the maritime flags are on-hand and ready for the transition by gathering the information on the number of flags needed, working with the contractor to ensure production goals are met and the delivery of the flags.

May 19, 2019

Forward presence spotlight: Royal Cline

Royal Cline is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime customer service representative located in San Diego, California. Cline recently worked with his counterparts at DLA Troop Support to ensure Naval ships will receive the Union Jack flag to replace the current First Navy Jack flag (pictured) for the June 4 reintroduction date. Cline’s primary customer is the surface fleet but he also serves carriers, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, expeditionary units, shipyards and industrial sites in the Pacific Ocean area of operations.

Dec. 13, 2018

San Diego’s military liaison officer promoted to Lieutenant Commander

On Nov. 2, DLA Distribution San Diego, California’s, commander Navy Capt. Jerome R. White administered the oath that promoted Navy Lt. Araceli Galvan, San Diego’s military liaison officer to Lt. Cmdr. during a ceremony held at the Naval Base San Diego Chapel.

Feb. 5, 2018

San Diego Distribution center participates in Operation Warfighter internship program

DLA Distribution San Diego, California, in conjunction with the Department of Defense’s Operation Warfighter internship program, recently hosted Navy Petty Officers Heather Fournier and Christine Broadhurst.

Dec. 6, 2017

DLA Distribution San Diego takes part in NASNI centennial celebration

Naval Base Coronado’s, Naval Air Station North Island recently commemorated its 100th anniversary of service. There were over 99 events with multiple vendors and displays leading up to the final celebration of Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017. DLA Distribution San Diego, California participated in the event as an opportunity to support higher headquarters.

May 12, 2017

San Diego distribution center welcomes new commander

United States Navy Capt. Jerome R. White assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, on May 12 with a traditional Navy ceremony officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army. Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi.

May 11, 2017

Soracco recognized for achievements as commander of San Diego distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Capt. John D. Soracco has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif.

Aug. 19, 2016

San Diego mock audit yields promising results

As practice for advanced stages of its current Independent Public Accountant audit, DLA Distribution San Diego, Calif., put itself to the test, conducting its own mock audit in late July to ensure its processes are repeatable and sustainable.