DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM integrates and synchronizes DLA enterprise operations in the USCENTCOM and USSOCOM areas of responsibility. The organization provides supported warfighters and the DLA enterprise with credible, reliable and timely information about DLA capabilities and warfighter requirements. DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM provides command and control over the DLA organizations, warfighter support representatives, and liaison officers in the USCENTCOM AOR and in support of USSOCOM missions.

 

DLA Headquarters Recent News

Former DLA Aviation systems analyst led fight for equality of all employees
Lillie Mae Brown is a 2018 DLA Hall of Fame inductee whose formal complaint alleging gender-based discrimination in 1974 became the catalyst for improvements to hiring, training, awards and promotion practices throughout DLA. (Courtesy photo/graphic by Paul Crank)
July 20, 2018 - On July 26, the DLA Hall of Fame will induct five new honorees. In the coming days, the DLA homepage will feature an article about each new member — beginning with the late Lillie Mae Brown, whose achievements fighting for civil rights led to greater opportunities for many others across the agency.

CENTCOM & SOCOM News

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Ben Holden, left, assigned to Task Group 56.1, and a member of the Royal Navy of Oman prepare explosives during Exercise Safe Handling 2017, a US-Omani joint exercise.
Dec. 28, 2017 - To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

New DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2018-2026
DLA's new Strategic Plan is accompanied by a video in which DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams discusses what has changed and what continues.
Nov. 16, 2017 - DLA is reaffirming its commitment to support warfighter readiness with its new 2018-2026 Strategic Plan, which supports DoD priorities to build a more lethal force, reinforce alliances with industry and government partners, and reform business practices.

New DLA command creates joint ops center to boost warfighter support
DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM Joint Logistics Operations Center team (from left to right) Navy Cmdr. Andrew Brackenridge, Patricia Kowalski, Kenneth Brown, Edward Miiler, Wendy Yonce and Robert McGuire.
July 21, 2017 - A new joint operations team is now active at the newly created Defense Logistics Agency CENTCOM & SOCOM headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.