Forged by History, Focused on the Future
In 1961, the Defense Logistics Agency was created to build and sustain the logistics system of the future, and this critical work continues today. Over the last six decades, DLA established a strong reputation for service to the warfighter – maintaining and enhancing readiness; and value to the nation – leveraging unique capabilities to support growing whole-of-government mission with efficiencies and cost-effectiveness.
Explore the agency's history page and the resources here to see DLA’s legacy to provide quality, proactive global logistics at the right time, at the right place and at right cost.
Interested in an in-depth look at DLA's history throughout the decades? Follow along with the photos and narrative in "Effectiveness and Efficiency: DLA’s 60-Year Quest to Perfect Supply Chain Management."