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June 5, 2020

Leadership changes via virtual ceremony at DLA Distribution San Diego

In a virtual ceremony signifying a change of leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, Navy Capt. Jerome White passed the helm to Navy Capt. Kerri Yarbrough June 5. DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

June 5, 2020

DLA Distribution San Diego supports Third Fleet ships during COVID-19

The Defense Logistics Agency’s continuous, on-time deliveries of personal protective equipment, medical supplies and spare parts to deployed ships have been reliable constants during the COVID-19 pandemic, said a U.S. Third Fleet leader.

June 4, 2020

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna Pennsylvania Quality Assurance team awarded the Andrew L Leitzel team award

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania Quality Assurance team has won the 2019 DLA Distribution Andrew L. Leitzel Annual Contract Quality Assurance Program Team Service Award.

June 3, 2020

DLA Distribution Japan provides COVID-19 protective equipment to 21 ships in the Pacific area of responsibility

Invisible to the naked eye, COVID-19 has emerged a ruthless foe and personal protective equipment a means to defend the novel adversary. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has met the coronavirus challenge head-on, providing PPE to 21 ships in the Pacific.

June 2, 2020

San Joaquin’s Ballesteros recognized as the DLA Employee of the Quarter

Jed E. Ballesteros, distribution process worker of the Bulk Division at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, was selected as the Employee of the Quarter, fourth quarter, fiscal year 2019.

June 1, 2020

DLA Distribution supports troops, federal agencies while protecting employees during COVID-19

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution continues providing medical supplies and personal protective equipment to service members and other federal agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 30, 2020

San Joaquin’s Reed retires after 37 years of federal service

Distribution process worker Donald L. Reed of the Hazardous Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, is retiring after 37 years of dedicated federal service in support of America’s warfighters.

May 29, 2020

Virtual change of command ceremony marks leadership turnover for DLA Distribution Anniston

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, Navy Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, presided over the ceremony via video teleconference link from DLA Distribution headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 28, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Shawn Carter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Shawn Carter works in the Defense Logistics Agency as a distribution facilities specialist. He is from Morgan, Utah, and his hobbies include hunting, fishing and bowling. 

May 28, 2020

DLA Distribution highlights Asian Pacific Islander Month, Ms. Yong Mi Yi

In honor of National Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Yong Mi Yi, administrative support assistant at DLA Distribution Korea.

May 27, 2020

Robins Frontlines: Linette Pierce

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Linette Pierce, Defense Logistics Agency, Emergency Supply Operations Center specialist, supports distribution process workers in moving critical items through the distribution process amidst the fight against COVID-19.

May 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Yokosuka changes leadership via virtual ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution's first virtual change of command ceremony takes place in Yokosuka, Japan

May 21, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Memorial Day Message

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer, RDML Jones SC, USN, delivers his Memorial Day message to DLA Distribution employees.

May 21, 2020

Southern Resident Office foresees on-time completion for $54 million warehouse construction project

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District southern resident office, has been at the forefront of a PH-1 Defense Logistics Agency warehouse construction project that began construction in September of 2017.

May 20, 2020

DLA Distribution Donald P. Brown award for operational cost effectiveness is awarded to Steven Pawlicki

Steven Pawlicki, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Alabama, equipment specialist, received the DLA Distribution Donald P. Brown award for operational cost effectiveness. Pawlicki’s straightforward thinking and aggressiveness led him to develop a program to monitor daily balances of millions of dollars’ worth of packing supplies and material stored in the organization’s consolidated supply room.