DLA News Archive

Category: Enterprisewide

March 4, 2024

DLA director has first look at mission, transformation efforts during visit to DLA Distribution

Army Lt. Gen. Mark T. Simerly, director, Defense Logistics Agency, and Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Alvin R. Dyer, senior enlisted leader, DLA, visited DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, and toured the facilities at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Feb. 29.

March 1, 2024

Lightening the fuel load

Shallow-water ports make getting fuel the military needs a challenge. While an offshore mooring system is ideal, this method isn’t always available. As an alternative, DLA Energy Korea exercised a method called “lightering."

Feb. 29, 2024

Standardization and improving the customer experience are focus at second Customer Service Management Summit

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Customer Support Division recently hosted its second enterprise-wide Customer Service Management Summit in Lorton, Virginia.

Feb. 28, 2024

DLA senior enlisted adviser highlights Black history, shares goals

Command Chief Master Sgt. Alvin Dyer describes his ambitions as DLA's top enlisted leader and recounts watching his dad adjust to life after the Vietnam War, when Black veterans were often denied VA benefits and struggled to find jobs.

Feb. 26, 2024

Scholarships available for students of DLA employees

The DLA Foundation is offering scholarships to students who have a close family connection to a current or past civilian or military Defense Logistics Agency employee.

Feb. 26, 2024

DLA Land and Maritime gears up for annual supply chain conference

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, in partnership with DLA Aviation and the National Defense Industrial Association, is gearing up to host the DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition in downtown Columbus, Ohio, April 23-24, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Feb. 26, 2024

Commentary: DLA’s historic, current support covers 14 of 15 executive departments

DLA has long been a whole-of-government provider and has supplied all but one of the nation’s 15 executive departments.

Feb. 21, 2024

DLA strengthens allies, international security through foreign military sales

A program that transfers America’s defense equipment to international partners gives the U.S. and its allies an upper hand on the battlefield.

Feb. 20, 2024

Defense Logistics Agency flu program protects DOD beneficiaries worldwide, meets Defense Health Agency needs

DLA Troop Support’s medical supply chain flu team and DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, successfully completed the 2023-2024 flu vaccine program Feb. 1 with a total shipment of over 3.2 million doses to military service customers.

Feb. 20, 2024

(A new) Home on the range: JRTC

The creative application of DLA’s used equipment stocks is allowing Army brigades training in Louisiana to maneuver in ways they never have before.