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June 29, 2016

Product specialist shares rotation program experience

Organic Manufacturing Product Specialist Rick Williamson, who works in Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate, was accepted into the 2016 rotation program and took a three-month rotation, March – May, to DLA Distribution San Joaquin in Tracy, California. San Joaquin is DLA’s primary distribution point to the Western contiguous states and the Pacific area for materiel distribution of a wide variety of items.

May 5, 2016

San Joaquin’s Luong awarded Company Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Tu Luong, safety and health manager at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has been awarded the Distribution Company Grade Officer of the Quarter for second quarter, fiscal year 2016.

April 12, 2016

San Joaquin dispels hiring myths with Culture Roadshow

As DLA employees participate in the 2016 DLA Culture Survey, DLA Distribution San Joaquin leadership continues to emphasize the importance of employees letting their voices be heard.

March 8, 2016

San Joaquin celebrates Black History Month

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., celebrated Black History Month with a Feb. 25 event featuring Kurt Wilson, city manager of Stockton, Calif., as the keynote speaker. The theme of the event was “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.”

Dec. 16, 2015

Winter named DLA Distribution Big Ideas award winner

Shad Winter, Stock Positioning Division chief at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has won the DLA Distribution Big Ideas Award in the Director’s strategic goals category of Warfighter First for fourth quarter fiscal year 2015.

Nov. 18, 2015

San Joaquin celebrates the Marine Corps Birthday and paid tribute to all veterans

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif. celebrated the 240th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 9 during an afternoon ceremony. Distribution center employees and tenants attended the time-honored tradition and witnessed the tradi¬tional cake cutting ceremony.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Sept. 11 to discuss command operations and tour facilities at DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform as well as host a town hall discussing the DLA Strategic Plan.

Aug. 20, 2015

San Joaquin engages in healthy competition for audit readiness

Employees of DLA Distribution San Joaquin’s Freight Terminal incorporated audit preparedness into a recent stand-up morning meeting by playing Audit Readiness Jeopardy. Three teams competed against each other to be crowned as the Audit Readiness Jeopardy champions.

July 31, 2015

San Joaquin’s Placeres wins Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year

Frances Placeres, receiving division chief at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., has been awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Senior Civilian Manager of the Year for her innovation and dedication to the distribution center’s mission.

July 23, 2015

IT contingency team provides critical support to DLA Distribution San Joaquin

As a direct result of a cut fiber optic cable in the nearby city of French Camp, all communications at Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, located in Tracy, Calif., were severed early last week, affecting all networks, landlines and cellular service.