DLA Headquarters Recent News

First-ever DLA Industry Day helps agency promote key SECDEF priorities
DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams speaks to participants at DLA Industry Day, Sept. 19, 2018, where he emphasized the need for increased collaboration between DLA and industry to increase readiness. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Sept. 25, 2018 - DLA's inaugural DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 took concrete steps to push the agency and its industry partners to make greater strides in promoting the key priorities set by the secretary of defense: improved readiness, strengthened partnerships and better business practices.

Joint Reserve Force Recent News

Combined Strength
U.S. service members board a C-130H at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The 386th moved an average of nearly 8,000 passengers a month throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Aug. 28, 2018 - DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM ensures warfighter support to those with the toughest missions.

Saber Strike
Army Master Sgt. Lewmas Laurinaitis, a culinary specialist with the 16th Sustainment Brigade, cooks French toast in a mobile kitchen with subsistence items provided by DLA during Saber Strike 2018.
Aug. 28, 2018 - Warfighters deployed for Saber Strike 2018 get easier access to supplies with DLA’s forward presence.

DLA Reservists go to Poland for Saber Strike 18
Defense Logistics Agency Reservist, Navy Logistics Specialist Petty Officer 3rd Class Mary Larkin moves a 20’ container with a Rough Terrain Container Handler at the Distribution Depot at Powidz Air Base, Poland June 4 during Saber Strike 18. Saber Strike is an annual exercise conducted at various locations throughout Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with about 18,000 attendees from 19 different countries. This has been an annual exercise since 2010, however, it’s the first time DLA Reserve units have participated. (Photo by Navy Chief Petty Officer Michael Ruputz, Senior Enlisted Leader for DLA Expeditionary Distribution Support Unit Norfolk.)
July 25, 2018 - Thirty one Defense Logistics Agency Reserve Sailors from Distribution Depot Norfolk, Va. and Distribution Depot Susquehanna, Pa. were sent to Poland May 3- June 21 to support and participate in Saber Strike 18.

A Conversation with ... Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven
Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, observes the process of picking bin materiel from Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Elsa Cervantes.
June 30, 2018 - The director of DLA’s Joint Reserve Force talks about service, leadership and the unique benefits Reservists offer

Disposition Services’ Reservists and Civilians participate in OCORT
Navy Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Jeff Leet uses a plasma cutter during Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training  June 19 at Fort Custer, Michigan. Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. J. Scott Mathews.
June 26, 2018 - More than 60 Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services military reservists and civilians from all over the world gathered June 8-23 to participate in the annual Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training (OCORT) at two locations in Michigan.

The mission of the Joint Reserve Force is to provide DLA with a trained, ready and available joint force for contingency operations, operational support, surge support, and contingency planning. Our objective is to develop an organization of highly skilled, multi-functional, joint logistics professionals who understand all aspects of DLA operations and customer service.

 

   

We are the Joint Reserve Force of the Defense Logistics Agency. We are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps reservists working together to support the DLA mission world-wide. We are a high-performing, customer-focused, globally responsive force. DLA prides itself in being the "source behind the force." The source includes more than 650 reservists - Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines - assigned to nearly every DLA organization across the United States, including Hawaii, and Europe.

 

 

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