Where's My Stuff?!

What is the NUMBER ONE question DLA customers ask? It's "Where's my stuff?" of course. In order to answer this question, it’s important to understand how a requisition flows through DLA. For more information about DLA visit: www.dla.mil or contact the Customer Interaction Center: dlacontactcenter@dla.mil  Click here to see the video.  

Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led annual exercise taking place in Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria in 2017. It involved more than 25,000 service members from over 20 ally and partner nations. The DLA Europe & Africa team provided logistics and warfighter support to Saber Guardian 17.  Click here to see the video. 

Teamwork is essential to the success of any mission and Defense Logistics Agency personnel are working hard to provide critical logistics support to the troops who are part of The Combined Joint Task Force in the Horn of Africa (HOA). Watch this video to see how partnerships in this area of operation are the key to mission success.  Please click here to see the video.


DLA Europe & Africa serves as the Defense Logistics Agency's operationalized Regional Command Headquarters supporting U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command Areas of Operation (AOR). DLA Europe & Africa proactively integrates and synchronizes DLA’s Global Readiness Solutions to ensure EUCOM, AFRICOM, and Service Component Warfighter Capability.

As the Nation’s Combat Logistic Support Agency’s forward single headquarters supporting EUCOM and AFRICOM AORs, DLA Europe & Africa provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, federal agencies, and partner and allied Nations with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition, and technical services within an increasingly complex geographic environment that includes 55.8 million square miles covering 104 Nations.

Postured forward and supported by DLA’s six Major Subordinate Commands - DLA Aviation, DLA Troop Support, DLA Energy, DLA Distribution, DLA Disposition, DLA Land and Maritime - DLA Europe & Africa is prepared to sustain warfighter readiness and lethality by delivering proactive global logistics in peace and war.

With a dedicated, agile workforce that is forward and engaged throughout Europe and Africa, DLA Europe & Africa leverages strong partnerships with the Joint Logistics Enterprise, Inter-Agency, Industry, and partner and Allied Nations to serve the Warfighter and our Nation!


Europe & Africa News

Joint military DLA team participates in Air Force obstacle course
From left: Air Force Maj. Brian Jorgensen, Navy Lt. Brent Cohen, Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Baah, Army Maj. Tracy Yates and Marine Lt. Col. Ian Galbraith relax after completing the event. Courtesy photo
May 24, 2018 - A team of DLA Europe and Africa service members recently competed in an obstacle race at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

Deputy Commander DLA Europe & Africa visits DSCR on tour of agency’s MSCs
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry meets with Gordon Hackett, deputy commander, DLA Europe and Africa, during his visit to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 1, 2018.  Hackett visited DLA Aviation to learn about its ongoing focus areas and initiatives, and to share information on his activity.
Feb. 7, 2018 - Gordon Hackett, deputy commander of Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa, visited DLA Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 1 as part of a week-long familiarization tour of the agency’s major subordinate commands to find out more about their current missions.

DLA personnel brave Belgian cold, honor WWII heroes in memorial walk
Army Maj. Tracy Yates and a reenactor portraying a U.S. Army soldier who fought in the Battle of the Bulge pose with a period-correct 48-star American flag, Dec. 16 near Bastogne, Belgium.
Dec. 22, 2017 - Members of the DLA Europe & Africa team braved winter weather Dec. 16 to participate in the 40th Annual Bastogne Memorial Walk in Belgium, commemorating the heroic stand made by U.S. and British forces during the Ardennes Offensive — also known as the Battle of the Bulge.

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.

A base in a box: 86th MMS keeps Air Force ready for action
U.S. Air Force Col. Bradford Coley, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa chief of the logistics readiness division, (center), tours U.S. Air Force resources in Luxembourg, Sept. 14, 2017. The Luxembourg government’s Warehouse Service Agency manages the facility, but the 86th Material Maintenance Squadron is responsible for keeping accountability of the resources stored in the compound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)
Sept. 15, 2017 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — Somewhere in the Luxembourg countryside, armed guards keep watch over a compound of non-descript warehouses and storage containers. Each warehouse in the facility holds a different surprise, but those coming in will find that most of these treasures are kept hidden under lock and key.

Troop Support commander addresses workforce in Germany
Army Col. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander, recognized several employees during a town hall with the Troop Support Europe & Africa workforce. Left: Latoya Orr accepted the Troop Support Team of the 2nd Quarter on behalf of the Operational Supplier Operations Team. Center: James Gilbert was recognized for his 25 years of service and for earning Troop Support’s Employee of the Month for February. Right: Carlos Garcia, a Subsistence team leader was recognized for 35 years of service.
Sept. 6, 2017 - The commander of DLA Troop Support was in familiar territory when he addressed the workforce in Kaiserslautern, Germany Aug. 28. Col. Mark Simerly graduated from high school in Frankfurt and had two assignments in Germany.

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Memorial Day a time to remember heritage, history, heroes
This Memorial Day, Defense Logistics Agency employees and their fellow Americans will honor the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in service.
May 24, 2018 - This Memorial Day, Defense Logistics Agency employees and their fellow Americans will honor the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in service.