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Oct. 14, 2021

DLA lab tests 3D scanner to inform agency use, improve coordination with partners

A 3D scanner, delivered to the Defense Logistics Troop Support Product Test Center the week of October 11, is undergoing testing to explore how the technology can improve agency operations. The machine may also help the PTC coordinate with customers, vendors and DLA teammates to better visualize parts and potential defects.

May 17, 2021

Agile acquisition response keeps C-130s in the air

Resolving aircraft safety issues is a time-sensitive mission affecting a number of agencies, and when a critical part was needed to repair C-130 Hercules aircraft, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation collaborated with other groups to ensure parts were available six weeks ahead of schedule.

March 22, 2021

DLA Aviation employees learn what CUI means to them

In February, Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence published a new controlled unclassified information policy and since then, employees have been trying to figure out how it impacts their daily work.

March 19, 2021

DLA Aviation support agreements work for the good of everyone

Like a well-run restaurant serving thousands of people, Defense Logistics Agency finds its most critical projects require a multitude of cooks in the kitchen.

Aug. 19, 2019

DLA Aviation’s IPE division seeks to improve internal processes after significant growth

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division may still be a little known division within the supply chain, but you wouldn’t know it by the multi-million dollar growth they have experienced in the last four years.

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

May 10, 2019

Improvements in cold chain management reinforce Medical’s joint role, processes

The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management.

April 17, 2019

DLA Strategic Plan amended, available online

The Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Plan has been amended to include the addition of three objectives under the Warfighter Support line of effort and one under Always Accountable, as well as two new categories: Cross-Cutting Efforts and Critical Capabilities.

Jan. 30, 2019

Aviation senior leaders discuss survey results with Denison expert, develop action plans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s new culture champion, Cynthia Stinchcomb, hosted two days of collaboration between DLA Aviation senior leaders and Jay Richards, a founding member and senior consultant with Denison Consulting, Jan. 10 - 11 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 21, 2018

Oklahoma City DLA Strategic Material pilot program partnership proves successful

Approximately two years ago, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, located at Tinker Air Force Base, joined forces with DLA Disposition Services to take on a new mission. The mission assisting DLA Strategic Materials in sorting, recovering and reclaiming rare materials critical to national defense and national security for reuse in military applications, and enables the United States to not rely on other countries to replace the materials that have been identified as a shortfall’s within the National Defense Stock Piling Act.