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July 2, 2020

DLA Distribution bids farewell to EEO director, presents award

Former DLA Distribution EEO director awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

July 1, 2020

Jones relinquishes command via virtual ceremony at DLA Distribution Headquarters

In a virtual ceremony signifying a change of leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Navy Rear Admiral Kevin M. Jones passed the helm to Acting Director, Perry L. Knight, June 26. DLA Director, Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Headquarters in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

June 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Edwards receives the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award in the Always Accountable Category

Welder Sean Edwards assigned to the Automated Materiel Handling System Maintenance Division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award winner in the Always Accountable Category for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020.

June 29, 2020

Air Force Col. Patrick R. Launey is awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for service with DLA Distribution

In recognition of efforts done while serving with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution from June 2019, to June 2020, Air Force Col. Patrick R Launey has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

June 25, 2020

DLA Distribution Europe marks leadership change with ceremony

Army Lt. Col Ackiss awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal For his accomplishments as commander.

June 24, 2020

Change of Command signifies transfer of leadership at largest Defense Department distribution center

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, leadership transferred from Army Col. James M Callis to Army Col. Trenton J Conner in a change of command ceremony June 24.

June 23, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Michelle Waters

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Michelle Waters, Defense Logistics Agency distribution process worker, moves critical items through the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.

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.

June 19, 2020

DLA Distribution brings proven sustainment to the F-35 and the future warfighter arsenal

The F-35 Lightning II is soon poised to enter full operational capability in 2021, almost 25 years after initial development and testing. The long and troubled history of the F-35, a product of the Joint Strike Fighter program initiated in 1995, is most notably known in the public eye as being over budget and behind schedule.

June 18, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Steven Hinton

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Steven Hinton, Distribution Process worker, moves critical items through the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.

June 17, 2020

San Joaquin’s Winter receives the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award in the Strong Partnerships Category

Distribution Facilities Manager Shad Winter assigned as the Mission Group chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award winner in the Strong Partnerships Category for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.

June 15, 2020

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, earns the 2019 Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink DLA Distribution center of the year award

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, won the Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink DLA Distribution center (large) of the year award. Through understaffing issues and accountability audits, they maintained a direct support to the warfighter that saw outstanding effort and regularly exceeding requirements.

June 12, 2020

From clerk typist to SES, Gonzales retires from DLA Distribution with 40 years of federal service

Over 40 years ago, while still in college, Twila Coleen Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, embarked on a remarkable journey. The journey began in her native state, California, with her first federal position as a GS-01 clerk typist at the former Sharpe Army Depot — now part of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California. Gonzales rose through the ranks from clerk typist, concluding her 40 year federal career at the SES level as deputy commander of DLA Distribution.

June 10, 2020

San Joaquin’s Zuk recognized as the DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter

Chief of Bin Operations Anthony Zuk, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the DLA Distribution Employee of the Quarter, fourth quarter, fiscal year 2019.

June 9, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Teyona Whitby

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Teyona Whitby, Defense Logistics Agency distribution process worker, monitors emails for potential REDHOT material issues of critical items within the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.