Old World, New Mission
As the U.S. works with NATO allies to support security and stability in Eastern Europe, the Defense Logistics Agency has expanded its logistical support in the region like never before.
DLA Energy Europe & Africa is beefing up its support of U.S. forces in Eastern Europe as the U.S. aims to reassure allies of its commitment to the region through training and exercises.
DLA Installation Support Europe & Africa personnel are working with the military services, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. European Command to upgrade, implement, modernize or secure facilities throughout the region.
Bridging the Gap
DLA is working with U.S. Africa Command and other combatant commands to consolidate multiple items into fewer contracts and avoid duplication using a tool called operational contract support.
To help improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees fleeing civil war in their home country, DLA Disposition Services Europe & Africa is donating excess military furniture to temporary shelters.
DLA was among the first U.S. agencies on the ground to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, providing building materials, personal protective equipment, maps, tents, cots, water, food and fuel.
DLA had its own version of March Madness, with four simultaneous exercises held in mid-March that evaluated the agency’s capabilities to provide timely support to various combatant commands.