To act as the principal advisor and assistant to the Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and agency leadership, on all matters relating to small business, and to maximize the contributions of small business in DLA acquisitions. We promote small business utilization to strengthen the competency, commitment, and capability of the industrial base that fulfills DLA’s mission as America’s Combat Logistics Support Agency. In addition, DLA is delegated cooperative agreement authority to execute the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) (10 U.S.C. Chapter 142)
To create an environment in which the Agency recognizes the value of small businesses as critical suppliers in support of warfighting capabilities.