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Sept. 17, 2018

Distribution Patriot Day and POW/MIA Day event honors those that gave all

In remembrance of the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution hosted a Patriot Day ceremony on Sept. 11 featuring guest speaker Army Col. James Carmichael.

Sept. 14, 2018

DDYJ leadership participates in Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, commanding officer Navy Cmdr. Allen Rivera, and other key leadership personnel, participated in the Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka Remembrance Ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11.

Sept. 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: How to plan for a quick and safe evacuation

The National Weather Service is forecasting that Hurricane Florence will bring a life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared Wednesday, September 12 as the last “good” evacuation day prior to the storm’s landfall.

Sept. 12, 2018

Distribution town hall focuses on getting “back to the basics”

True to his word, DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Supply Corps Rear Adm. Kevin Jones held his second Distribution town hall in as many months on Aug. 30. The event focused on getting “back to the basics:” two-way communication, greater concentration on safety and security, planning and resourcing, building a learning culture of basic problem solving, managing, developing and mentoring people and managing performance.

Sept. 11, 2018

National Preparedness Month: Planning is Everything

According to Ready.gov, National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, serves as a reminder that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.

Sept. 10, 2018

DLA Distribution announces quarterly award winners

DLA Distribution deputy commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, has announced the organization’s third quarter, fiscal year 2018 Employee/Team of the Quarter, Military of the Quarter, Mission Impact, and Strategic Goals winners.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

Sept. 5, 2018

Distribution deputy counsel retires after 39 years of service

“One of the most experienced and knowledgeable personnel, not just within Distribution, but across DLA” is how DLA Distribution deputy commander Twila Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, described deputy chief counsel John Fritz at his August 21 retirement ceremony celebrating his 39 years of service to the federal government.

Sept. 3, 2018

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Labor Day Message

The upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend signals the end of the summer season and is a good opportunity to take one last summertime break from work before the start of the new fiscal year and the new school year for our children.

Aug. 30, 2018

Team San Joaquin provides support in response to Hurricane Lane

The dedicated men and women of Bulk and Transportation Division at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, stepped up to the plate and fulfilled the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for bottled water in support of Hurricane Lane affecting the Hawaiian Islands this past Saturday, Aug. 25.