Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa (DLA-E/A) serves as the Defense Logistics Agency's focal point for U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command issues. We provide a single DLA interface for EUCOM and Africa Command warfighters, reaching back to other DLA activities in Europe and the continental United States for logistics solutions.
We provide on-site, tailored customer support through our network of Warfighter Support Representatives. Additionally, our liaison and planners in Stuttgart, Kaiserslautern, Ramstein Air Base and Heidelberg, Germany, and Naples, Italy, help logisticians at USEUCOM and Africa Command and their subordinates plan operations and exercises.
We capitalize on opportunities to assist the warfighter increase their readiness, to provide effective, coordinated, responsive, best value logistical solutions at less total cost to DOD, and to resolve cross-cutting enterprise community issues regarding DLA enterprise plans, policy, and strategy implementation in the respective AOR. Upon a Combatant Commander's request, deploy DLA Support Teams to designated contingency areas.
Commander, DLA-Europe & Africa also serves as the Liaison Officer to USEUCOM and USAFRICOM.
Our geographic responsibility includes 55.8 million square miles, covering 103 nations in all of Europe and parts of Africa, Asia and North America. Our area extends from 500 miles off the Atlantic coast of the United States to the Pacific coast of Russia and includes two-thirds of the Earth's coastlines, spanning 18 time zones.
Commander's bio: Army Col. Joseph E. Ladner IV
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