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Nov. 15, 2016

US, Japan forces work together during Keen Sword

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Members from the Japan Self-Defense Forces and U.S. Forces, Japan, came together for Keen Sword 2017 at Yokota Air Base from Oct. 30 – Nov. 11. KS17 involved U.S. forces and the JSDF from all components of both militaries, training to conduct bilateral operations in support of the defense of Japan.

Oct. 14, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center welcomes new commander

Navy Cmdr. Nolasco Villanueva assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, in a ceremony on October 14. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi.

Oct. 13, 2016

Yokosuka commander receives Defense Meritorious Service award

Outgoing DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, commander Navy Cmdr. Brian Johnson has received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements in leading the distribution center from June 2014 to October 2016.

Sept. 6, 2016

Yokosuka distribution center welcomes new deputy commander

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, recently welcomed Roy Jewell as the new deputy commander.

July 21, 2016

Distribution’s Ballesteros one of DLA’s first recognized by Navy advancement program

On July 1, Christopher Ballesteros officially became one of DLA’s first Sailors recognized by the Navy’s Meritorious Advancement Program, or MAP.

June 7, 2016

Old furniture gets new life as training aids for live fire training

Creative thinking by Marine instructors on Okinawa, Japan, allowed old government furniture to avoid the landfill and serve on in a live fire training area.

March 25, 2016

DLA director visits Pacific region

The director of DLA recently traveled to DLA’s Pacific region to engage with logistics partners, senior military officials and DLA organizations — and get a firsthand, detailed update on DLA’s activities in the region.

Feb. 11, 2016

Yokosuka’s Cole wins employee of the quarter award

Scott Cole, traffic management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has been named DLA Distribution’s Employee of the Quarter for first quarter, fiscal year 2016, for his involvement with the Transportation Protective Service program.

Nov. 3, 2015

Yokosuka’s Bartolome receives Global Distribution Excellence: Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jayzen Bartolome has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award for his work as the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, Storage Division leading petty officer.

Oct. 26, 2015

Yokosuka distribution center hosts annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally

On Oct. 9, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan hosted their 10th annual Forklift Rodeo and Safety Rally, a five-event competition designed to test safe and efficient forklift operating skills.