DLA Distribution News

Archive: March, 2020

March 31, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk provides mission support to USNS Comfort bound for NYC

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s support to USNS Comfort load out and support to the COVID-19 Medical Mission is DDNV’s No. 1 priority.

March 29, 2020

DLA Joint Reserve Force Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

The Defense Logistics Agency Director of the Joint Reserve Force, Navy Reserve Rear Adm. Grafton Chase, visited DLA Distribution Expeditionary San Joaquin March 8 at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.

March 27, 2020

San Joaquin’s Ybarra named South San Joaquin County Firefighter of the Year

Firefighter Capt. Gilbert Ybarra from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin, California received the top honor at a community recognition dinner Feb. 29.

March 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan welcomes leadership from USFJ J4 and JJS J4

Navy Cmdr. Allen “AJ” Rivera, commander of DDYJ, welcomed and hosted the United States Forces Japan J4 logistics leadership to include Marine Col. Michael Taylor, Director of Logistics & Installations as well as Japan Joint Staff & Logistics, Rear Adm. Satoshi Abe, Director General J4 JJS Feb. 28.

March 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support and Distribution get hand-washing stations to the field in less than 30 hours

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Distribution worked together to get 48 hand-washing stations to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in less than two days so service men and women can practice proper hygiene during the coronavirus outbreak.

March 20, 2020

DLA Distribution Korea employee instrumental in handling installation COVID-19 response

At the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in Korea, employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, Korea, have been working tirelessly and with dedicated effort to meet the operational needs of U.S.warfighters, all while adhering firmly to the measures and precautions needed to contain and fight back the outbreak that was spiking rapidly in Korea.

March 18, 2020

Director of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Detachment Point Loma, California, shares leadership principles and experiences with DLA Distribution San Diego team during visit

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California hosted Ricky Davis, director, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Detachment Point Loma, California, for a High Performance Leadership Engagement Feb. 19.

March 17, 2020

DLA National Account Managers visit DLA Distribution

The Defense Logistics Agency Army National Account Manager team visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Mar. 3 for a command overview by DLA Distribution Commanding Officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones, and a tour of the Eastern Distribution Center.

March 13, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk bids farewell to McKelvey and Jones

Distribution Norfolk hosts retirement ceremony and luncheon for two of its team members

March 11, 2020

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna team awarded for security focus

DDSP occasionally receives erroneous shipments of military equipment and material. When this happens, a team of DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Security and Emergency Services personnel and DDSP personnel spring into action to secure any classified and/or pilferable items that may be contained in the miss-shipment.

March 6, 2020

DLA Distribution conducts antiterrorism exercise as part of required training

DLA Distribution staff and installation police officers conducted required antiterrorism training during a random security screening. It was a chance for staff and security, both, to assess their capabilities as required.

March 5, 2020

DLA Distribution Navy Reservists support DDDE theater retrograde mission

The reservists working this mission have had a direct impact to the DLA mission in Europe and have directly impacted Army Readiness across the European Command area of responsibility.

March 3, 2020

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, California, celebrated National African-American Black History Month Feb. 27 featuring Bernard Hardy, retired vice president of retail operations for Safeway, Northern California division as the keynote speaker. This year’s theme was “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future” and commemorated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

March 1, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader visits Distribution San Diego

DLA Command Master Chief tours Distribution San Diego, visits personnel