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News | March 19, 2019

DLA Distribution announces quarterly award winners

DLA Distribution Command Affairs

DLA Distribution Deputy Commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s first quarter, fiscal year 2019 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact, and Strategic Goals winners.                            

Receiving the Employee of the Quarter Award were:

Carl Alexander, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia

Lauren Mularski, DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington

Dustin McCall, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Arwyn Geronimo, DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan

Gordon Breeden, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas

Karoline Grimm, DLA Distribution Europe

Nancy Yoachum, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Nicole Nelson, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California

Geronemo Abelar, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia

Natalie Lee-Haynes, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California

Receiving the Team of the Quarter Award:

Building 510 Tornado Recovery Team, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Receiving Military of the Quarter were:

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter:  Lieutenant Arthur Stone, Jr., USN, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter:  Sergeant First Class Monica Sotobenavides, USA, DLA Distribution Richmond, Virginia

Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter:  Logistics Specialist First Class Sanjay Taylor, USN, DLA Distribution Sigonella, Italy

Receiving the Mission Impact award were:

Mission Group Performance Management Team, DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California (Warfighter First Category)

Inventory Team, DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania (Strong Partnerships Category)

Bradford Sims, DLA Distribution J9 (Global Posture Category)


Emergency Operations Support Center, DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia (Always Accountable Category)


“Congratulations to all of these outstanding employees.  Your exceptional performance and dedication to excellence make you more than deserving of these awards,” said Gonzales.